Conferences and Invited Talks

CONFERENCES

November 2016: Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association Annual Conference, Atlantic City, NJ
Area Chair and Session Chairperson:
“From Rags to Riches: Mobility and Security in American Culture”
“Black Bodies/Black Voices: Politics, Agency, and Personhood”
“America in Crisis: A Search for Itself”
“Mythic Americas”

October 2016: Southeastern College Art Conference, Roanoke, VA
Paper: A Museum in the Parlor: Art Education in St. Nicholas Magazine:Scribner’s Illustrated Magazine for Girls and Boys

May 2016: “Breaking Boundaries: Experiential Learning Opportunities in the 21st Century”
Guttman Community College, CUNY, New York, NY
One of five “lightening talks”: “Art History Teaching Resources: A Model for Innovation in Teaching and Learning throughout the Humanities”

April 2016: Nineteenth-Century Studies Association Conference, “The New and the Novel/New Directions for Nineteenth-Century Studies,” Lincoln, NE
Paper: “The Great Dot Dilemma: Printing Images in Scribner’s Illustrated Monthly Magazines”

November 2015: Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Area Chair and Session Chairperson:
“The Making of a City”
“Bolsheviks and Aliens: The Mythology of American Fear”
“Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Race, Identity, and Reality”
“Cultures of Child-Rearing and U.S. Foreign Relations”

March 2015: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference, New Orleans, LA
Paper: “Educating the Eye, Improving Taste: Art and Aesthetic Education in St. Nicholas Magazine

October 2014: Southeastern College Art Conference, Sarasota, FL
Panel Co-Chairperson: “SECAC des Refusés”

November 2011: Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Paper: “Listen to the Words of the Great Mother: The Goddess Art of Mary Beth Edelson”

March 2011: Association of Historians of Nineteenth-Century Art 7th Annual GraduateSymposium, The Graduate Center, New York, NY
Paper: “Around the World with St. Nick: Travel Imagery in St. Nicholas Magazine

October 2010: Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association Annual Conference Annual Conference, Alexandria, VA
Paper: “Globe-Trotting Tots: St. Nicholas Magazine and Travel Imagery”

October 2009: 13th Annual Conference on Cultural and Historic Preservation, “The Art, Architecture, and Literature of the Gilded Age.” Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
Paper: “St. Nicholas Magazine: A Portable Art Museum”

INVITED LECTURES

April 2017 Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research, Texas A&M, College Station, TX
History of Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture Working Group
Lecture:”St. Nicholas Magazine: A Portable Art Museum”

September 2013 New York Public Library Lecture Series, New York, NY
Lecture: “St. Nicholas Magazine: a Portable Art Museum”