2012: Humanities Education and Research Association Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, 7-11, March. Presentation: "A Miracle of Rare Device: the Ice Palace in Literature and Film"
2012: The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Louisville, KY, 23-25, February. Panel chair: Virginia Woolf
2011: Bodies in Movement Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, 28-29 May. Presentation. "Like Socks to Be Mended: The Broken War-body as Thing in First World War Art and Literature"
2011: London Consortium Research Juries, London, UK, 9 May. Presentation "The Forbidden Zone: Abjection in First World War Art and Literature"
2011: Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, 20-23 April. Presentation, panel chair. "A Profound Sense of Dread: Anxieties of Scientific Discovery in Lovecraft and Poe
2010: Popular Culture/ American Culture Association National Conference, St. Louis, MO, 31 March- 3 April. Presentation "Ghouls, Vampires and Bloodthirsty Revenants: the Literary and Folkloric Origins of the Zombie"
2009: Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA 8-11 April. Presentation, panel chair. "The Zombie Apocalypse: Desecration and Revelation in Zombie Culture"
2008: Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference, San Francisco, CA, 19-22 March. Presentation, panel chair. "'Don't Use the Z-word!' Parodic Horror in Shaun of the Dead."