Papers and Presentations

  • A Mind Afire: Marie Duclos Fretageot and a Forgotten Frontier of American Progressive Education.” Modern Language Association, Annual Conference, 2024. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Chair: “Hawthorne’s Sympathies” panel. American Literature Association, Annual Conference, 2022. Chicago, Illinois.
  • “The Mirrored Muse: A Playwright’s Perspective on Creating a Hawthorne for the Stage.” American Literature Association, Annual Conference, 2018. San Francisco, California.
  • “The Marble Muse: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa Lander, and the Crucible of American Art.” Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Summer Conference, 2016. Stowe, Vermont.
  • “Magistra and Muse: Hildegard von Bingen, the Ordo Virtutum, and the ‘Twenty-Percent’ Dilemma in Modern Drama.” 49th International Congress of Medieval Studies, 2014. Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • “Finding Your Inner Warrior Woman.” Multiple presentations.
  • “The Way of the Warrior: Personal Growth through the Power of Fencing.” Multiple presentations.
  • “The Pen is a Mighty Sword: One Playwright’s Journey as a Fencer.” Voltaire Society, 2006. University of Denver.