Select Public Talks
PreAmble: Emma, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, February 2020.
PreAmble: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, December 2018 and January 2019.
PreAmble: Nell Gwynn. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, October and November 2018.
PreAmble: Macbeth. Chicago Shakespeare Theater. May and June, 2018.
PreAmble: Red Velvet. Chicago Shakespeare Theater. December 23 and 30, 2017.
PreAmble: Shakespeare in Love. Chicago Shakespeare Theater, June 2017.
Select Conference Presentations
“A City of Contradictions: A Discussion with Chicago Theater Makers,” Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference, June 2019.
“Cognitive Ecologies, 4E Cognition, and Theatre and Performance,” Dr. Rhonda Blair, University of Pittsburgh, March 30, 2018.
She Works Hard for the Money: The Actress’ Labor in the Theatrical Marketplace. Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Chicago, IL. August 2016.
Plenary Panels and Papers Presented
“‘Why is Juliet Black?’ and Other Questions Students Ask about Race in the Theater.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Chicago, IL. March 2020.
“Turning toward Anti-Racist Pedagogy: Disrupting White Supremacy in Shakespeare Studies.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. Milwaukee, WI. March 2018.
“‘A quilted preface to advance your belly’: Pregnancy Prosthetics and the Queen’s Men Repertory.” American Shakespeare Center Blackfriars Conference. Staunton, VA. October 2017.
“Performing Blackface Pregnancy at the Stuart Court: Queen Anna of Denmark and the Masque of Blackness.” Shakespeare Association of America, NextGenPlen. Atlanta, GA. April 2017.
“‘Cushion come forth’: Materializing Pregnancy on the Stuart Stage.” American Shakespeare Center Blackfriars Conference. Staunton, VA. October 2015.