Oz and the Shifting Representation of Sexual Violence in U.S. Prisons

University of North Carolina Asheville Queer Conference. Part of the panel “Representing Sexual Violence in Carceral Spaces” with my colleagues Ashley Currier and Jamila Small.

Sadistic Pleasure and Demon Barbering

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Atlanta. For the Violent Bodies, Violent Acts Working Group

"At Last, My Right Arm Is Complete": the Dismembered Body and Sweeney Todd

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Las Vegas. Part of the panel "Danger and Pain as Spectacle: a History of Alienation, Confrontation, and Joy" with my colleagues Max Shulman, Amy Meyer, and Rick DesRochers.

"The Pink Elephant in the Room: Promises, Promises and Masculinity"

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Las Vegas. Part of the panel "The Sex was Spectacular" organized by Todd Coulter and presented with my colleagues Kelly Aliano and Wes D. Pearce.

"Say a Little Prayer for the Closet"

Comparative Drama Conference, Orlando.

"Narrativizing Trauma: Seriality and the Recurring in HBO's Oz"

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Minneapolis. For the Traumatic Structures Working Group

"Teach This Not That: a New Diet of Texts for Theatre History"

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Chicago. Part of the panel “Diversity in Core Curriculum" with my colleagues Irma Mayorga, Faedra Chatard Carpenter, and Martine Kei Green-Rogers.

"Tell No One: Pulp Fiction and the Shame-Humiliation Response"

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Portland. For the Traumatic Structures Working Group

“Back to the Playground: the New Brutalists and Violent Sexual Prosthetics”

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Baltimore. For the working group “Post-human Sex”.

“Response to ‘Created from Within’ ”

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Scottsdale. Respondent to the panel “Created from Within: Queers and Queerness in the Carceral” with papers by Sarah Crockarell, Roxxy Duda, and Hadley Kamminga-Peck.

“Pornography and Its Double: Pleasure, Artaud, and Ann Liv Young”

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Scottsdale. Part of the panel “Wet Dreams: New Perspectives on Pornography, Burlesque, and the Pleasures of Viewing” with my colleagues Frank Miller and Ken Nielsen.

“In Search of a Culture That Isn’t Appropriate/d”

Presented at Wet Dreams, the LGBTQ Focus Group’s Annual ATHE Pre-Conference, Scottsdale. One of numerous "manifestos" presented during the late evening session. Mine was not a manifesto at all, really.

"Watching 'A Raisin in the Sun' and Seeing Red"

Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) Theatre History Symposium, Cleveland.

“Sexual Violence and Banality at the Cineplex”

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Dallas. For the working group “Afterlives of the Sixties”.

Introduction to "A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness"

Introducing Cherríe Moraga at Dartmouth College, 2012.

“Economies of the Carceral: Rape Trauma and Its Rhetoric”

American Society for Theatre Research Annual Meeting (ASTR), Montréal. For the Traumatic Structures Working Group

“The Erotics of Male/Male Rape? Violence and Deviance in 'Romans in Britain' and Beyond”

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Chicago. Part of the panel “Theorizing the Legacies of Erotic Performance” with my colleagues Chris Krejci, Jessica Hester, and Alan Sikes.

“Gay Men and Violence against Women in Mark Ravenhill’s Mother Clap’s Molly House”

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Annual Conference, Manhattan. Part of a panel on Mark Ravenhill’s work with my colleagues Glenn Kessler and David Gorshein.

“Public Figures/Public Sex”

Thinking Sex – State of the Field Conference, Philadelphia. My position paper was a part of a roundtable forum for graduate students.

“ ‘Perish the Baubles’: the Conspicuous Unimportance of Wealth in Sentimental Comedy”

American Society for Eighteenth-century Studies (ASECS) Annual Meeting, Richmond. Part of a panel on the Sentimental, organized by Brett D. Wilson.