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Upcoming Readings

Imago, Dei Book Launch

April 30, 2022 (info forthcoming)

Featured Reader

Before Your Quiet Eyes Bookstore

Monroe Ave.

Rochester, NY

Sponsored by Just Poets of Rochester

May 11, 2022

 

Interviews

Upcoming: Rattlecast w/ Tim Green

Apr 3, 2022, 12 pm

Very Short Interviews with Thomas Whyte (4 parts)

 

Academic Presentations

“Contesting “Consent,” from Aphra Behn to Taylor Swift,” Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, 2019


“Necessary Spaces” and “Aching Voids”: Female Rivalry and Triangular Desire in Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda (1801),” American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, Denver, 2019


“That's Not Much of a Curse': Medusa, Rape Culture, and Revision,” Ithaca College, 2019


“’Always for the Male’: Election 2016 and How ‘Nasty’ Women Since the Greeks Have Been Divided and Conquered,” SWTX/PC, Albuquerque, NM, February 2017


“Have You Seen Her? The Politics of Beauty and the Problem of (In)Visibility,” Keynote Address, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Regional Conference, MCC, Rochester, NY, October 2016


“The Lady Doth Protest: Women Poets Refute Misogynist Mythology,” Just Poets Annual Retreat, Gell Center, Rochester, NY, September 2016


"Medusa, Rape, and Narrative Silence," Albuquerque, Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, February 2014


“One Community College’s Attempt to Bridge the Gap,” TYCA Northeast, Syracuse, NY, October 2012


“From Medusa to Madonna: Female Icons in Popular Culture,” Seneca Falls Dialogues, Seneca Falls, NY, October 2012


“Teaching Female Icons in Popular Culture,” PCA Far West Conference, Las Vegas, NV February 2012


“Not Loving the Way You Lie: Mythologies of Domestic Abuse in Popular Culture,” PCA/ACA National Conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2011


“Warts and All: A Semiotic Analysis of Disney’s Princess and the Frog,” Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2010


“’You’ve Come A Long Way Baby.’  ‘Baby Come Back’: 21st Century Feminism, Chore Wars, and Consumer Romance,” Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2009


“Thy Native Empire: Popular Literature and the Discourse of Breastfeeding, 18th Century to Present,” Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM, February 2007


“Boys Will Be Boys: Gender and a Lack of Originality in HBO’s Original Series,” Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, Albuquerque, NM February 2006


 “Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Textual Bodies and the Rhetoric of Gender in 19th Century Critical Discourse,” British Women Writers Conference, LaFayette, LA, April 2005


 “How Women Really Are: Disturbing Parallels between Eighteenth-Century Domestic Fiction and Reality Television,” Southwest Regional Popular Culture Association, Albuquerqe, NM, March 2005


“’The Misery of Domestic Contention’: Rivalry and Revision in Frances Burney’s Cecilia (1782),” British Women Writers Conference, Athens, GA, March 2004


“’The Remote Cause of My Love’: Female Rivalry, Nationalism, and the Threat of Miscegenation in Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda (1801),” South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Santa Fe, NM, February 2004


“Zenocrate’s Statue: Memory and Ritual in Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine,” Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Tampa, FL, November 2002


“Ode to the Unborn: 18th Century Women Poets and the Discourse of Maternity,” Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, St. Louis, MO, October 2002


“’An ill-judged economy’: Gaming, Politics, and Women’s Work in Edgeworth’s Belinda  (1801),” Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Philadelphia, PA, November 2001


“The Globalization of Desire in Maria Edgeworth’s Belinda,” American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies, New Orleans, LA, April 2001.


“Deformed, Disabled, and Dangerously Disheveled: The Rhetoric of Gender in 19th

Century Critical Discourse,” WVU-CMU Colloquium, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2001


“A Two-Headed Monster: Sadomasochism and the Specularity of the Male Body in Fight Club,” WVU-CMU Colloquium, Morgantown, WV, March 2000


“Monstrous Misconceptions: A Psychoanalytic Reading of 18th Century Poetry Written by Women to Their Unborn Children,” WVU Colloquium, Morgantown, WV, 1999