"It Was the Worst of Times: A Visit to Dickens World. " With Rebecca Mitchell (University of Texas-Pan American). Victorian Literature and Culture 38.1 (Fall 2010): 285-316.
"Insurrection and Integration: The Indian 'Mutiny' of 1857 and the Theatrical Renegotiation of Ethnic Alterities." In Gilles Teuile, ed. "Victorian Representations of War." Special issue of Cahiers Victoriens et Eduoardiens 66 ( Nov. 2007): 391-414.
"Flirting with Disaster: Sexual Play in the Victorian Periodical." Victorian Periodicals Review 87.3 (Fall 2004): 273-88. (Winner of the VanArsdel Prize).
"Anticipation, Transformation, Accommodation: The Great Exhibition on the London Stage." Victorian Review 29.2 (Winter 2003): 19-39.
Work in Progress
"Copperfield, Stage Sensation" (Under Review).
“Staging the Page: Theatrical Networks of Textual Transmission.” North American Victorian Studies Association, Madison, WI. September 2012.
Invited Paper: "Robinson Redux." Conference on Province, Nation and Empire on the Victorian Stage. University of Birmingham (UK). July 2012.
"Filthy Workshops and Genesis Devices: Nineteenth-Century Literature and Adaptation." Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS). Lexington, KY. March 2012.
"Play, Pip: Dramatizing Great Expectations." North American Victorian Studies Association, Nashville, TN. November 2011. Also presented at "The Other Dickens" Conference. Portsmouth (UK). July 2012.
Invited Lecture: "Workshop of Filthy Creation: Frankenstein, Adaptation, and Homoeroticism." University of South Florida Honors College. October 2010.
"Recasting Copperfield." Victorian Popular Fiction Association Conference (London). July 2010.
"Teaching (through) Adaptation." American Comparative Literature Association (New Orleans, LA). April 2010.
Invited Lecture: "Imperial Theatrics." Humanities Institute, University of South Florida. October 2009.
Invited Lecture: "Copperfield, the Stage Sensation." Dickens Universe (Santa Cruz, CA). August 2009.
"Victorian Pachydrama: Elephants and the Performance of Empire." Centre for Victorian Studies, School of Arts, Languages, and Literatures (Exeter, England). April 2009. Also presented at Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Conference (Tampa, FL). April 2010.
"Jane Eyre, Revisioned." British Women Writers Conference (Iowa City, IA). April 2009.
"Narrative Spaces and the Literary Theme Park: The Case of Dickens World." American Comparative Literature Association (Cambridge, MA). March 2009.
"Around the World in 80 Plays: Drama and Empire in the Nineteenth Century." Midwest Victorian Studies Association (Chicago, IL). April 2005.
"Staging the Mutiny; Performing the Nation." Midwest MLA Annual Convention (St. Louis, MO). November 2004.
Invited Panel Presentation: "Travel Grants and Research Fellowships." Midwestern Modern Language Association Annual Convention (Chicago, IL). November 2003.
"Imperial Theatrics: Spectacle and Empire in the Nineteenth Century." Victorians Institute Conference (Bowling Green, KY). 2003. Also presented at the Dickens Universe (Santa Cruz, CA). August 2003.
"'Rational, national show!': The Theatrical Career of the Great Exhibition." Midwest Victorian Studies Association (Chicago, IL). April 2003.
"A Novel Victory: British Language and Literature as Tools of Imperial Conquest in Victorian Drama." South Central MLA (Austin, TX). 2002.
"Flirting with Disaster: Sexual Play in the Victorian Periodical." Dickens Project Winter Conference (University of California at Riverside). February 2002.
Seminar Co-Leader (with Rebecca Mitchell, University of Texas-Pan American, and Crisi Benford, Stanford University), "Nineteenth-Century Afterlives." American Comparative Literature Association (New Orleans, LA). April 2010.