“Bleak House, ‘The Bleak House Advertiser,’ and Individuality in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. San Francisco 2018.
“George Eliot's Italian Sociability.” North American Victorian Studies Association/ Australian Victorian Studies Association. Florence, Italy 2017.
“Italian Radicalism in George Eliot's Felix Holt.” North American Victorian Studies Association. Phoenix 2016.
“Digital Dombey.” The Dickens Universe. Santa Cruz 2016.
“The Manual Turn in Victorian Studies.” Panel Organiser with Pamela K. Gilbert and Sue Zemka
North American Victorian Studies Association. Honolulu 2015.
“Computational Contexts and Dickensian Depths.” MLA. Vancouver 2015.
“Hands and the History of Nineteenth-Century Embodiment.” Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. Boston 2015.
“Classifying Dickensian Classes by Hand” North American Victorian Studies Association. London, ON 2014.
“Novel Handwriting.” North American Victorian Studies Association. Pasadena 2013.
“Surface Reading by Hand: The Manual Turn in Nineteenth-Century British Literature.” Special Session. MLA. Boston 2013.
“Networked Manufacture in Shirley.” North American Victorian Studies Association. Madison 2012.
“Puppetry and Play in Vanity Fair.” North American Victorian Studies Association. Nashville 2011.
“Prophetic Vision in Daniel Deronda.” Victorian Futures Conference. The Dickens Universe. Santa Cruz 2011.
“Wuthering Heights and 21st-Century Undergraduates.” The Brontë Festival. Joslyn Castle and Joslyn Art Museum Trust. Omaha 2011.
“(In)Visible Manipulation in Vanity Fair.” Invited speaker to the annual meeting of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario: Victorian Variations on Hands, Handling, and Underhanded Behaviour. Toronto 2011.
“Sacred Kinship: The Hand and Banner in George Eliot,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. Austin 2010.
“Handling Animality in Dickens,” The Dickens Symposium. Providence 2009.
“Embodiment in George Eliot's Realist Aesthetic,” NeMLA. Boston 2009.
“Judaism, Kabbalah, and the Tensility of Sympathy in Daniel Deronda,” International Conference on Narrative. Austin 2008.
“The Material Thackeray” (Panel Co-organizer) North American Victorian Studies Association 2007.