Talks & Presentations

“Contemporary American Genre-Shifting,” (Roundtable Presentation). ALA Annual Conference, Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

“Nuclear Nationalism and Masculine Agency in Ross MacDonald.” MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA, January 5-8, 2017.

Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine: From High-Class Pulp to Popular Postmodernism.” Pulp Studies Symposium, Harrisonburg, VA, October 7-8, 2016.

“Making Mystery Matter: EQMM and the Shaping of American Crime and Detective Fiction.” EQMM 75th Anniversary Symposium, New York, NY, September 30, 2016.

“Postpulp: The Cold War American Detective Novel and Postmodernism.” Futures of American Studies Institute, Hanover, NH, June 20-26, 2016.

“‘Mr. Missile Man, Mr. America’: Postwar Identity in Mickey Spillane.” ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016.

“Race, Hygiene, and Gender in Tillie Olsen’s Yonnondio.” ALA Symposium, San Antonio, TX, February 25-27, 2016.

“The Vampire as Political Transgressor in Jewelle Gomez’s The Gilda Stories.” ASA Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 8-11, 2015.

“Hard-Boiled Harlem: The Arrival of the Black Detective in Cold War Era Detective Fiction.” MELUS Conference, Athens, GA, April 9-12, 2015

“‘I remember you’: Possession in Stephen Graham Jones’s Ledfeather.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Louisville, KY, February 26-28, 2015.

“Faulkner’s Cacogenic Family: Reorienting the Family Study in The Sound and the Fury.” Southwest PCA/ACA Conference, Albuquerque, NM, February 19-22, 2014.