Conferences, Lectures, Seminars


‘Ezra Pound and the Defamiliar Modern’, He+ Masterclass Series, Peterhouse, March 2017.

‘How to Do Things with Names’, Graduate Lecture Series, University of Cambridge, March 2017.

Convenor and Chair, ‘Vital Entanglements’, Special Session of the Peterhouse Theory Group, March 2017.

Invited chair for ‘Slowing Down Modernism’, Modernist Studies Association (MSA 18), Pasadena, California, November, 2016.

Convenor, 20th Century and Contemporary Literature Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, 2015-2017.

Joyce’s ‘indelible ink’: Excremental Appropriation and the Materiality of Writing. A paper presented at Anniversary Joyce, University of London, June 2016.

Chair for ‘The Cultural Logic of Capitalism’ panel at Art | Money | Crisis, a conference hosted by CRAASH, University of Cambridge, April 2016.

Convenor and Co-Organiser of Emotional Objects: Polemics. A two-day conference organised with Yale University and University of California, Berkeley, hosted at the University of Cambridge, April 2016.

‘But why this name Vico Road?’: Flann O’Brien’s Onomastic Inquiry. A paper presented at Metamorphosis: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference, Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague, September 2015

‘That Foul Feeling of Pity’: Beckett’s Vessels and the Animation of Containers. A paper presented at Object Emotions Revisited, Yale University, New Haven, February 2015

‘On the Tradition of Irish Bulls and Wit’, presented at Peterhouse Graduate Exchange, University of Cambridge, November 2014

‘A Return to Things’, presented at King’s Graduate and Fellows Research Exchange, University of Cambridge, April 2014