“Sexing the Stone: The Non/human Erotic in the Renaissance Imagination.” For the University of California, Irvine Early Cultures Group. 4 November 2016.

A big thanks to Kevin Durkin and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens for the opportunity to share a part of my lithic project with a new audience in a different media on Verso, the Huntington Library blog. 


“‘Unwelcome Stones’: Mineralizing the Human in Renaissance England.” For the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference at the Huntington Library. 15-16 October 2016.    


Early Modern Studies Institute Visiting Scholar Spring 2016 through Spring 2017


Welcoming New Fellows  to The Huntington.

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 “ ‘Of Sundrie kinds?’ Creatures of Stone and their Gods.” (Panel session organizer and speaker at the Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 2015).

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"Reforming Stones in Renaissance England." For the Renaissance Literature Seminar series run by the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. 1 November 2014.