"(Post)Feminist (Porno)Graphics, à la Française," paper accepted for the Modern Languages Association Annual Convention conference, Philadelphia, December 2004.
"How Tasty Was My Little French Woman: Marina de Van's Dans ma peau (2002)," for panel "Porno/Graphic/Violence in Recent French Cinema and Literature," co-organizer of panel (with Martine Delvaux) and paper presenter," Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2004.
"'La Véritable Fin de la Terre Française': Colonizing Brittany in 19th- and Early 20th-Century French Literature," Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, April 2003.
"Necrophilia and Nasty Women: Isabelle Eberhardt's Colonial Problem," Invited speaker, Women's and Gender Studies Colloquia Series, Colby College, April 2003.
"Anticolonialism and Misogyny in the Writings of Isabelle Eberhardt," for panel "Women Writers in/on Colonialist France," Co-organizer of panel (with Adrianna Paliyenko) and paper presenter, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 2002.
"Civility, Marriage, and the Impossible French Citizen" for the "Outside American Studies Conference," Dartmouth College, 2001.
"Documentary Film and the Pornographic Gaze: From Romance to Autopsie," co-written and co-presented paper with Martine Delvaux (UQAM) for the 20- and 21st-Century French Studies Conference, UC Davis, 2001.
"The 'Treatment' of Homosexuality in Francois Ozon's Sitcom," for the "Rhetoric of the Other III: Beyond the Boundaries" conference, Université du Quebec à Montréal, 2000.
"'Extravagant Strangers' in Colonialist France: Ourika and Zou Zou," Cultural Citizenship Conference, Michigan State University, 1999.
"Brain Sex, Cyberfiction Film, Feminism, and the (Dis)Location of Heterosexuality," Invited speaker, Albion College, 1999.
"Claire de Duras: Ecrire l'isolement," Invited speaker, Département d'études litteraires, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1998.
"Using the Herren Templates to Create a Computer-Assisted Reading of Bonjour Tristesse, CBB Mellon Language Fair, Bowdoin College, 1997.
"Exact Exchange: Condillac Invents the Language of Science," Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 1997.
"When the Words Get In the Way: Stendhal and the Idéologistes on the Transparency of Language," Twenty-Second Annual Colloquium in Nineteenth-Century French Studies, University of Toronto, 1996.
"Whose Enlightenment? Regarding Women's Education in Pre- and Post-Revolutionary France," Women's Studies Colloquia Series, Colby College, 1996.
Co-Organizer of panel titled "Scenes of Knowledge." Paper Presented: "Reading a Body Telling a Story: The Doctor's Prognosis in Claire de Duras's Ourika," Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 1995.
"Walking Rhetorics: Articulations of Daily Life in Paris in Some Old French Dits," Medieval Section: M/MLA in Chicago, 1994.
E(xc)lusive Natures: Family Values Rhetoric in Claire de Duras's Ourika and Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda's Sab" for "Aesthetics and Ideologies: An Interdisciplinary Conference," Michigan State University, 1994.
Organizer of the Second Annual Forum for Students of French and Francophone Studies, University of Michigan. Panel Organized: "Challenging Histories: Telling Female Subjectivities," 1994.
"How (Not) to Play in Stendhal's Lucien Leuwen, or, What If the Rules Have No Game?" Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, 1993.
"Pigments of Yesterday and Shades of Negritude Today: Negritude Poetry and Rap Music," Martin Luther King Conference Panel, "On Race and Racism in Romance Studies," University of Michigan, 1993.
Organizer of the First Annual Forum for Students of French and Francophone Studies, University of Michigan. Paper presented: "Stendhal's Lamiel: Gender Disfiguration or Class Refiguration?" 1992.