Recent and Upcoming Talks

Invited Lectures

“W(h)ither Feminism: Chaucer’s Emily, and Feminist Subjectivity in Late Medieval Literature,” Southeast Medieval Association, University of North Carolina—Greensboro, Keynote, November, 2019.

“Feminist Subjectivity in Chaucer? Emelye, Prudence, and the Problem of Virtus,” Texas State University, April 11, 2019.

“Virtues that Matter in Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale,” Canada Chaucer Seminar, University of Toronto, Keynote, April 21-22, 2017.

“Feminism Without Gender: Piers Plowman and Late Medieval Literary Studies,” “How Do We Do Theory Now?” Exemplaria Symposium, University of Texas-Austin, March 31-April 2, 2017.

“Virtues that Matter: Ethics and Embodiment in Hamlet,” Morrison Lecture, Department of English, University of South Carolina, February 25, 2016.

Conference Presentations

“’Elvysh’ Agency: Gender, Faith, and Chaucer’s Custance,” 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10-13, 2019 (invited).

“#MeToo, Langland? The Four Daughters of God, Anima, and Whatever Happened to Women in Piers Plowman,” International Piers Plowman Society, Miami, FL, April 4-7, 2019 (invited).

“Virtues that Matter: Ethics and Embodiment in Hamlet,” Renaissance Society of America, Toronto, ON, March 17-19, 2019 (invited).

“Feminism, Formalism, and Historicism in Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women,” New Chaucer Society, Toronto, July 10-15, 2018.

“Seeing is Believing: Custance, Agency, and the Problem of the Human in Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale,” 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10-13, 2018 (invited).

“Affect Matters,” Roundtable, 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 10-13, 2018 (invited).

“Vertues that Matter in John Phillip’s The Commodye of Pacient and Meeke Grissill, New Chaucer Society, London, UK, July 10-15, 2016.

“Feminism, Ethics, and Posthumanism: ‘Vertues’ in Late Medieval Vernacular Writings,” 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016 (invited).

“Chaucer’s Clerk’s Tale and the Problem of the Human,” Modern Language Association, Austin, TX, January 7-10, 2016.