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Recent Invited Talks

“Inventing Feminist Victorianist Criticism,” [remote] Women Novelists of Queen Victoria’s Reign Roundtable, May 17, 2022

“The Bleak House of Covid Convalescence,” NVSA Plenary, April 9, 2022

“From the Queer Family of Choice to the Care Community, by way of Bleak House” Queens College, CUNY [remote], March 21, 2022

“Friday Forum: Roundtable on Talia Schaffer’s Communities of Care,” Graduate Center, CUNY [remote], March 18, 2022

“Victorian Bodies Before the Normate: Convalescence and Community,” Oxford University [remote], February 7, 2022

“In Conversation: Communities of Care,” [remote] NAVSA Religion and Spiritualities Caucus, Oct 16, 2021

“Building Care Communities: After Victorians and After Pandemics,” [remote] Queens College, April 26, 2021

“Fictions of Care” [remote], Stanford University, February 23, 2021

“Victorian Object Lessons” Roundtable [remote], “Crafting Communities” series, January 19, 2021

“The Fortunate Fall: Sanditon and Ill Writing” [remote], University of Surrey, November 19, 2020

“Victorian Studies: The State of the Field” [remote], Rice University, October 27, 2020

“Transformations at the University” Roundtable [remote], University of Virginia, October 3, 2020

“Gender/Genre: Recovery Feminism and the Case of Charlotte Yonge” Rutgers University, Nov 22, 2019

Talk at University of Indiana, Bloomington, Indiana, November 7, 2019

“Communities of Care: Ethics, Discourses, Fictions,” George Washington University, Washington, DC, April 5, 2019

“Communities of Care: Ethics, Discourses, Fictions,” Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, March 18, 2019

“Victorian Care: Subjectivity, Sentimentality, Sociality,” University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, October 30, 2018

“Ethics and Victorian Studies,” Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, October 15, 2018

“Fluid Reading: Subjectivity, Sentimentality, and Sociality,” Aston University, Birmingham, UK July 28, 2018

“Critical Care: Theorizing Victorian Care Communities,” University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, February 27, 2018

NAVSA Prize Panel: “Research, Relevance, Resistance, Romance,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Banff, Canada, November 17, 2017

“Victorian Care Communities, Reading, and Alternative Social Formations,” College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, October 19, 2017

“Feminism: Archival, Communal, Critical,” University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, March 23, 2017

“Feud, Family, and Forms of Fiction in Charlotte Yonge’s The Heir of Redclyffe,” Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, May 7-8, 2016

“Lucy Doesn’t Care: Global Migration, Caregiving, and Villette,” University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, March 24, 2016


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