“El sexo no es escencia en lo entendido”: Sor Juana’s Women’s Bodies and Ungendered Souls
Conference paper, 2016 NEMLA, Hartford, CT, 20 March 2016

“It’s All Fine”: Asexuality and Narratives of Normalcy in the BBC Sherlock Fandom
Colloquium paper, Fall 2015 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 13 November 2015

Metathesis Panel: Feminism, Gender Theory, and Public Scholarship
Roundtable participant, Syracuse University, 24 April 2015

“Sex is not the essence of intelligence”: Gender Negotiations Between the Church and the Educated Woman in Sor Juana’s Poetry
Colloquium paper, Spring 2015 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 3 April 2015

 “Idioma mexicano”: Criollismo and Spanish Text/Paratext in Paredes’s Nahuatl Catecismo mexicano
Conference paper, 2014 NEASECS Conference, Syracuse, NY, 26 September 2014
Colloquium paper, Spring 2014 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 18 April 2014

“More Than a Woman”: Excess and Gender in Richard Crashaw’s Devotional Poetry
Colloquium paper, Fall 2013 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 6 December 2013

Unconfessed, Uncategorized, Unidentified: Marshaling Ars Erotica Against Sexual Identity in Light of Foucault
Colloquium paper, Spring 2013 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 22 March 2013

The Body of Christ: The Sensual Sacramental in the Pre– and Post-Conversion Poetry of Michael Field
Colloquium paper, Fall 2012 Negotiations, Syracuse University, 16 November 2012

It’s in Your Blood: Body, Family, and Society in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Richard II
Conference paper, Literature & Culture Conference, Le Moyne College, 16 April 2011


Public Scholarship

Panel participant: The Red House Art Center Talkback (Syracuse, NY)
Invited expert participant alongside production cast and crew in post-performance discussion of the play

  • Sarah Ruhl’s Passion Play (9 April 2016)
  • William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (13 February 2016)

Lecture: Queer(ing) Catholics in English Literature (United Church of Fayetteville, NY)
Invited lecture and discussion in the Adult Forum’s Religion, Literature and the Arts series (3 April 2016)

Contributor: Metathesis, a critical literary studies blog (Syracuse University English Graduate Organization,

  • “The Human in the Digital Humanities” (1/8/16)
  • “Common Knowledge?: EEBO, #FrEEBO, and Public Domain Information” (1/15/16)
  • “A Match Made in the Archive: Reading and Poaching through Ngrams and Rare Books” (1/22/16)
  • “Coda: The Human in the Humanities” (1/29/16)
  • “A History of LGBT History” (10/3/14)
  • “Recuperation as Resistance: The Icons of LGBT History” (10/10/14)
  • “Overwriting History: ‘Just Reading’ and the Case of John Henry Newman” (10/17/14)
  • “Queering LGBT History: The Case of Sherlock Holmes Fanfic” (10/24/14)
  • “Coda: Asexual Awareness Week and the Future of Queer Theory” (10/31/14)

Curator: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon (
Approve new entries to the database and edit existing entries for accuracy (2016-present)

Contributor: Six Degrees of Francis Bacon ( (2015-present)
Responsible for over 20 additions of persons, relationships, and group assignments to the database (specializing in Early Modern Jesuits)

Reading: “The Body in Christ” (Syracuse University)
Invited public reading of my work at the Best of Student Nonfiction reading (16 April 2016)

Presentation: Truth Through Fiction: The Role of Research in Historical Fiction (Le Moyne College)
Discussion and reading, Scholars Day Conference (17 April 2010)

Reading: Jesús Aguado: Sin títulos and Los poemas de Vikram Babu (Le Moyne College)
Invited public reading with the award-winning Spanish author (15 April 2010)

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