Presentations

International Conferences

“O <choice><sic>h,</sic><corr>!</corr></choice> the humanities! Responsibility and Digital Humanities.” The 4th Annual Liberal Education Conference. Calgary, AB. May 17, 2019.

“The Triumphs of Repetition: Spatiotemporal Performance in the Mayoral Shows.” The Shakespeare Association of America Conference (SAA), Washington, D.C.. April 18, 2019.

“Mind Games in Mayoral Shows: Civic Emblems Governing the Crowd and Guiding the Mayor.” Renaissance Society of America (RSA), Toronto, ON. March 18 2019.

“‘catch the last couple in hell!’: Middleton and Rowley’s Game of Barley-brake in The Changeling.” SAA, Los Angeles, CA. March 29 2018.

“Toward a Basic Introduction of TEI: Making a Lord Mayor’s Show in University and College Classrooms.” 17th Annual Conference and Members Meeting of the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. November 13 2017.

“Brave New XML: TEI and Promptbooks,” with Jennifer Roberts-Smith and Toby Malone, 2017 Shakespearean Theatre Conference, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON. June 23 2017.

“Untimely Revenge: Medieval Resonances in Hamlet and The Revenger’s Tragedy,” SAA, Atlanta, GA. April 7 2017.

“Making Space for Discontent: Middleton and Rowley’s The World Tossed at Tennis,” RSA, Chicago, IL. March 30 2017.

“Protesting Perfection: Irony in Middleton’s and Shakespeare’s Disguised Duke Plays,” SAA, Toronto, ON. March 28 2013.

“Is Chaucer’s Pardoner English? Governing Chaucer’s Pilgrimage,” 47th InternationalCongress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 11 2012.

“Changing States: James I, London, and Thomas Middleton’s The Phoenix,” Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, Montreal, QC. October 14 2010.

“Stealing the Show and Its Audience: Lucifer’s Exit in Wisdom,” 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI. May 16 2010.

National Conferences

“Creating a Digital Anthology of Mayoral Shows.” Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH), Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. June 3, 2019.

“Peripatetic Bibliography: Traversing London with/within a Mayoral Show.” Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies (CSRS), Congress, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. June 3, 2019.

“Buckingham’s Fake News and Middleton’s Political Awareness,” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE), Congress, University of Regina, Regina, SK. May 27 2018.

“Revisiting Middletonian Irony,” CSRS, Congress, University of Regina, Regina, SK. May 26 2018.

“The Problem with Promptbooks or the Problem with TEI? Tagging Time and Space,” with Jennifer Roberts-Smith and Toby Malone, CSDH., Congress, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. May 29 2017.

“Walking with Vigilance: Middleton’s Edge in The Triumphs of Truth,” CSRS, Congress, Ryerson University. Toronto, ON. May 29 2017.

“‘in all times, may this day ever prove / A day of triumph, joy and honest love’?: Middleton’s The Witch and Political Awareness.” ACCUTE, Congress, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. May 27 2017.

“‘learn’d indeed was that astronomer’: Staging Galileo’s ‘Discovery’ in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline,” Canadian Association for Theatre Research, Congress, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON. June 2 2015.

“‘My brains will look like a globe of countries’: Cognitive Ecologies and Thomas Middleton’s A Game at Chess,” CSRS, Congress, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON. May 31 2015.

“Let Her Roar! Relinquishing Patriarchy in Middleton and Dekker’s The Roaring Girl,” ACCUTE, Congress, Brock University, St Catharines, ON. May 24 2014.

Regional Conferences

“Mad Fool King, Dunghill Hero—The Motions of Life Itself and Intuition in Shakespeare’s King Lear,” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), Toronto, ON. May 2 2015.

“’I’m an Agent of Chaos’: An Examination of Heath Ledger’s Joker’s Relation to the Medieval Vice Figure in Christopher Nolan’s Film The Dark Knight,” Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association, Boston, MA. November 6 2009.

Workshops

“Ironic Conversion, The World Tossed at Tennis and Meeting Somewhere in the Middle,” Theatres of Conversion Workshop, Early Modern Conversions Project, McGill University/Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, University of Toronto, Victoria Campus, Toronto, ON. October 24 2014.

Local Conferences

“‘A mole cinque-spotted’ and ‘three little stars’ as Question(ing)s of Theatrical and Scientific Mastery in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline,” 3rd Annual Tri-University Graduate Conference, Guelph, ON. January 23 2015.

“Humours, Hormones, and Harmonics: Baz / Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet,” Shakespeare and Popular Music Conference, Guelph, ON, September 6 2010.

“Burning Desires: Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage,” The University of Toronto’s Early Modern Studies Seminar Graduate Conference, Toronto, ON. April 23 2010.

Invited Talks

“‘Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown’: Power in Henry IV, Part Two and Henry V.” Stratford Lecture Series. Guelph Public Library, Guelph, ON. March 24 2016.

“This Is Your Brain on Shakespeare? Diagnosing the Recent Trend in English Studies.” Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON. February 6 2015.

Local Talks

“These Texts Are Also Events: Editing, Encoding, and Recovering Performance Through Digital Media.” Noon-Hour Scholarship Series. Division of Arts, Education, and Business, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB. February 12, 2019.

“Witchcraft, Poison, Virginity Tests, and a Bit with the Cat: Scandalous Politics in Thomas Middleton’s The Witch.” Noon-Hour Scholarship Series. Division of Arts, Education, and Business, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB. November 20, 2018.

“Fake News and Political Awareness: The Spanish Match and Middleton’s A Game at Chess.” Noon-Hour Series. Division of Arts, Education, and Business, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB. January 16 2018.

“Our Other Shakespeare? Thomas Middleton and William Shakespeare.” Co-presented with Michael Gurski. Medicine Hat Public Library, Medicine Hat, AB. August 29, 2017.

“Why Is Hamlet Such a Jerk? Origins, Interpretations, and Parodies.” Noon-Hour Series. Division of Arts, Education, and Business, Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, AB. January 19 2017.

Roundtables

Participant in “Successful Sessionals,” ACCUTE, Congress, University of Regina, Regina, SK. May 27 2018.