"Thin Queers, Fat Men, and the Popular Celebration of the Assassination of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham (1592-1628)." For the Fat Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association, San Francisco, CA, 19-22 March 2008.
"Elizabeth Cary and the Evanescence of Lesbianism." 14th Annual Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Chicago, IL, 22-25 February 2007.
“Liberty, Rhyme Royal, and the Poems, &c. upon Several Occasions (1673).” 8th International Milton Symposium, Grenoble, France, 07-11 June 2005. I also organized and proposed the panel, “Milton Agonistes: Liberty from Donne, Rhyme Royal, and Martyrolatry,” of which my paper is a part.
“Sexing Elizabeth Cary.” CROW Forum. University of Northern Iowa Women’s Studies Research Series, 01 November 2004.
“Controlling Humanism, Hypermodernity, and Clarity: Disciplining the Amphibolous in American Higher Education” 7th Annual ACIE-RSPU-UNI Conference on Higher Education, St. Petersburg, Russia, 11-13 May 2004 and, a longer version, to the Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the St. Petersburg State University, 14 May 2004. Abstract published in conference proceeding, Modern Concepts of University Education. St. Petersburg, Russia: Herzen University Publishing House, 2004. 65-66.
“‘Imbodies and Imbrutes’: Tropes of Early Modern White Supremacy in Milton’s A Maske” American Comparative Literature Association, San Marcos, CA, 04-06 April 2003.
“Imitation and the English Reformation’s Humanism: William Baldwin’s Beware the Cat” South Central Renaissance Conference, New Orleans, LA, 06-08 March 2003.
I also organized and proposed the panel, “Method, Revelation, and Imitation: Formations of the English Reformation,” of which this paper was a part.
Here is a photograph from the session (I'm the one who looks as if he is wondering what the guy with the camera is doing):
(Photograph courtesy of SCRC webpage.)
“Milton’s Engagement of Early Modern White Supremacy” 7th International Milton Symposium, Beaufort, SC, 4-8 June 2002.
“The Amphibolous and Other Positive Problems: Knowing Bodies Knowing Bodies” [A critique of the implicit politics and subjectivity of the style of “historical phenomenolgy.”] Paper Panel of the Shakespeare Association of America, “Knowing Bodies: Towards an Historical Phenomenology,” organized by Bruce R. Smith. Miami, FL, 12-14 April 2001.
“Breaking the Monopoly: Faculty-Driven Alternatives to the Corporatization of the University.” [A reprise of my chapter in Day Late, Dollar Short (SUNY P, 2000) and an elaboration of the proposals of that chapter.] National Education Association Higher Education Conference. San Diego, CA, 02-04 March 2001.
“Critiquing Early Modern White Supremacy: The Function of Medieval English Anti-Semitism in Elizabeth Cary’s The Tragedie of Mariam, The Faire Queene of Iewry.” Fifteenth International Conference on Medievalism. Hope College, Holland, MI, 27-30 September 2000.
“Playing with the Dark: The White Supremacist Subjectivity of Othello.” Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association. Salt Lake City, UT, 11-14 May 2000.
“Nascent Literary Scientism, High Vernacular Canon Building, and the Lauder Controversy.” 20th British Milton Seminar. Birmingham, England, 23 October 1999.
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