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"Modernizing Moses: Dickens's Orphan Plots." Victorian Modernities, Canturbury, June 2015.
“Literary Divination.” World Congress of Scottish Literatures, Glasgow, July 2014.
“Historical Erasures: Hard Times and the Threat of Numbering Time,” The Common Denominator, Leipzig, March 2014.
“Plot Circles: Hardy’s Drunkards and their Walks,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies, Charlotte, VA, March 2013.
“Moving Stillness: Animation in the Victorian Novel,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Madison, WI, October 2012.
"Eliot's Statistical Methods in Daniel Deronda," American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, April 2012.
"Shelley's Half Counts," International Society for the Study of Narrative Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 2012.
"Harmonizing Speechlessness: The Impossible Poetics of Praising Cromwell," Berkeley Early Modern Conference, Berkeley, CA, November 2011.
“Eliot’s Ethic of Probabilities: Daniel Deronda’s Novel Projections,” Dickens Universe, Santa Cruz, CA, July 2011.
“The Natural Figures of Scott's Narrative Transgressions” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies, Claremont, CA, March 2011.