"Haunting the Stage: Dark Tourism, Lieux de Mémoire, and the
Immortal Death of Abraham Lincoln at Washington D.C.'s Ford's
Theatre," Scholars@Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY. May 2020.
UB Humanities Institute Faculty Fellows Talk.
"American Girls, American Guns: Nineteenth-Century
Sharpshooting Acts and the Character of Western Womanhood,"
Mid-America Theatre Conference, Chicago, IL. March 2020.
"Where He Fell: Macabre Tourism and the Immortality of
Abraham Lincoln at Washington D.C.'s Ford's Theatre," Arlington, VA. November 2019.
"Whiteness and Transgressive Womanhood in the Sharpshooting Performance of Annie Oakley and Lillian Smith," UB Gender Institute/Feminist Research Alliance Workshop, Buffalo, NY. November 2019.
"Bullets Over Broadway: Firearms and the Spectacle of National Identity in the U.S. American Musical," UB Humanities Institute New Faculty Lecture Series, Buffalo, NY. May 2019.
Recent Awards, Fellowships, and Grants
Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship. Supported by the Ransom Distinguished Fellowships Endowment. 2019-2020.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West Residency Fellowship. 2019-2020.
University at Buffalo Humanities Institute Faculty Fellowship. 2019-2020.
University at Buffalo Gender Institute Faculty Research Award. 2019.
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) Research Fellowship. 2018.
Engagements Cancelled or Postponed Due to COVID-19
"Fish's Gun(s): The Revised Rules of the Range in the 2019 Oklahoma! Revival," Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Detroit, MI. August 2020.
"Outlaw Encounters: Guns, Gender, and U.S. American Belonging in The CiviliTy of Albert Cashier and Gun & Powder," Song, Stage, and Screen XV Conference. June 2020.