Upcoming and Recent Talks
  • "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.

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