"Trans Reading and Comparative Modernism," Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, June 26, 2017

“The BBC World Service and Its Legacy,” The BBC’s World Service: Debts and Legacies Symposium, King’s College London, Feb 3-4, 2017

“Reading, Recovering, Reprinting Purdah and Polygamy,” King’s College, London, June 26, 2016

“Radio Relations and Transnational Listening,” Intimate Modernism Symposium, Uppsala, Sweden, Oct. 29-31, 2015

Panel on “Three Guineas, Pacifist Activism, and the Event of Total War,” in conjunction with opening of exhibit “Testimonies in Art & Action: Igniting Pacifism in the Face of Total War,” Magill Library, Haverford College, October 6, 2015

"Re-Routing Community: Radio, Colonial Voices, and Transnational Listening," Keynote Address, Modernist Communities: the inaugural meeting of the French Modernist Studies Association, Paris, France, April 24, 2014

“Sound Waves: Radio, Colonial Voices and Transnational Listening,” The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Jan. 23, 2014

“Modernism in a Postcolonial Context,” the Maharani’s Arts and Commerce College for Women, The University of Mysore, India, Nov. 13, 2013

ACLx/​Examine Conference at Penn State, Sept. 27-28, 2013. Open to the public.

Organizer and chair, "Comparative Literature and New Media," panel 9/​27 1:45-3:30
Participant, "Ideas of the Decade" panel, idea: "Trans-"; 9/​28 10:30-12:15

"Comparative Modernisms" mini-conference, University of Colorado, Boulder, Oct 18, 2013, 1-5:30. Open to the public.

"Modes of Comparative Modernism: Transnational, Transgender, Intermedial."

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