"Redressing the Empire: Anthony Trollope and British Gender Anxiety on 'The Banks of the Jordan,'" in Imperial Desire: Dissident Sexualities and Colonial Literature ,
edited by Philip Holden and Richard Ruppel (University of Minnesota Press, 2003)
"'Facing West from California's Shores':
Whitman and Norris at the Edge of the Empire"
1999 American Literature Association Annual Conference
"American Literary Naturalism and the Construction of Racial Identity"
1997 Howard University Graduate Conference:
Reading Ethnicity: Cultural and Literary Issues in Aesthetic Discourse
Session Chair, Major American Authors: Theodore Dreiser
1997 Central New York Conference on Language and Literature
"'Won't You Let Me Take You On a Sea Cruise?':
Frank Norris and Moran of the Lady Letty"
1996 Central New York Conference on Language and Literature
"Rocking the Open Boat: From Stephen Crane to Ana Lydia Vega"
1996 University of Virginia Graduate Conference:
Cultural Interventions: Interpreting Texts/Crossing Boundaries
"'The Sound Stops Short':
Wallace Stevens, Orientalism, and the Feminine"
1995 Central New York Conference on Language and Literature