“Polish or Work?: Female Accomplishment as Work in the Romantic-era Novel.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism – Romanticism and Rights. University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg.

“Mary Tighe’s Selena and Women’s Amateur Art-Making in the Early Nineteenth Century.” British Association for Romantic Studies – Romantic Imprints. Cardiff University, Wales.


“Conduct Book Ideal or Creative Visionary?: Reassessing The Wanderer’s Accomplished Sentimental Heroine.” Annual Meeting of the British Women Writers Conference, Binghamton, State University of New York.


With Eleanor Ty, co-author and co-presenter. “Mary Hays and the Didactic Novel in the 1790s.” Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, Western University.

“The Pleasures and Challenges of Reading Two Women’s Early Nineteenth-Century Commonplace Books.” Chawton House Library Afternoon Seminars, Chawton House Library and the Southampton Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies.


“Margaret Hale’s Books and Flowers: North and South’s Paratextual Dialogues with Felicia Hemans.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers (ACCUTE) Annual Conference, University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University.

“Cheap Turbans and Suspicious Bonnets: Head Dress, Millinery, and the Metonymies of Virtue in the Later Fiction of Frances Burney.” Invited Paper at the Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum History of Design Talks and Seminars Series, London.

“An unnatural but not unattainable example: Laura Montreville and the Labours of Self-Control.” Spaces of Work 1770-1830 Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Warwick.


“What’s a man to do?: Female Debility and the Contours of Masculinity in Caleb Williams, Walsingham, and Persuasion.” Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference in conjunction with the North Eastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Aphra Behn Society – The Immaterial Eighteenth Century. McMaster University, Hamilton.