List of Publications and Conference Presentations
Book Review, The Routledge Anthology of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Performance. The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats, TK.
Performance Review, The Walker Art Center’s 2014 Out There Series, Theatre Journal, 66:3 (October 2014): 454-458.
Book Review, On the Uses of the Fantastic in Modern Theatre. Theatre Survey, 52:1 (May 2011): 203-205.
Performance Review, Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, Theatre Journal, 61:4 (December 2009): 623-624.
Book Review, 'Divine Thalie': the Career of Jeanne Quinault, Theatre History Studies, 29 (2009): 244-246.
Book Review, Postdramatic Theatre, Theatre Topics, 18:2 (September 2008): 248-249.
Performance Review, Dark Nights: The Museum Soliloquies, Theatre Journal, 59:4 (December 2007): 651-652.
Book Review, Women on Stage in Stuart Drama, Theatre Journal, 59:3 (October 2007): 537-539.
Performance Review, Reeling, Theatre Journal, 58:4 (December 2006): 671-672.
National Conference Organizer
Co-organizer of the Pre-Conference to the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Annual Conference, "Dreaming of Theatre History: Pedagogy in the Trenches," co-sponsored by the Theatre History and Theatre as a Liberal Art Focus Groups. Scottsdale, AZ, July 2014.
Conference Presentations – National
Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC) - Columbus, March 2019.
Paper: “Writing Corporeal Invention in Theatre History”
Chaired Pedagogy Panel: “Politics, Social Justice and Diversity”
Chaired History Panel: “Inspirational Influence: Reconsidering Context”
The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) - Denver, Co., March 2019.
Paper: “Liveness” and Looking in the 18th and 21st Centuries.”
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) - Atlanta, GA, November 2017
Paper for the Working Group on "I'm the Witch, You're the World”: “Performing the ‘Witch’ and Mastering the ‘Woman’ in The Masque of Queens.” **While my paper was sent to and discussed by the group, a last-minute/unexpected sickness in my family prevented me from attending this conference.
ASTR Annual Conference - Minneapolis, MN, November 2016
Paper for the Working Group on Amateur Acts: “The Aged Amateur”
Association for Theater in Higher Education (ATHE) - Chicago, IL, August 2016
Panelist: "Bodies of Work 1986: Theatre and Academia at the Birth of ATHE"
ASTR Annual Conference - Portland, OR, November 2015
Paper for the Working Group on Postdramatic Theatre: “Postdramatic Theater and the Non-Actor”
MATC – Kansas City, MO, March 2015.
Presented Paper: “The Ethical Act in Postdramatic Theater: To Look or Not to Look”
ChairedPanel: "Liberated Spectators"
Acted in Playwriting Symposium: Spoken Roses by Peter Wood
Mentored Undergraduate: Kathleen Cueller from Trinity University
Worked with St. Olaf College undergraduate student, Adam Levonian, to develop his theatre history (TH271) class paper(“Helen Resurrected: Objectification and the Presence of the Body in Ellen McLaughlin’s The Trojan Women”) for presentation in the undergraduate panel at MATC.
ATHE Preconference (Theatre History and Theatre as a Liberal Art Focus Groups) – Scottsdale, AZ, July 2014.
Presented Paper: “Dramaturgy, Digital Archives and Teaching Theatre History”
ASTR Annual Conference – Dallas, TX, November 2013
Paper for Working Group on Postdramatic Theatre: “Is There Theatre Without an Actor?: She She Pop and the Postdramatic Non-Actor”
ATHE Annual Conference – Orlando, Florida, August 2013
Presented Paper on “Paths from the Chicken Coop: Interdisciplinary Work and the NTT”
ATHE Annual Conference – Washington, DC, August 2012
Organized Panel on: “Interdisciplinary Performance in the Liberal Arts: Challenges, Strategies and Success Stories”
MATC – Chicago, IL, March 2012
Paper: “Working with Graduates: Nurturing New Relationships through the Work of Theatre”
Worked with St. Olaf College undergraduate student, Ryan Evans, to develop his theatre history (TH271) class paper(“Universality in Pullman Car Hiawatha: Transportive and Communicative Technologies of the Second Industrial Revolution and their Influence on Thornton Wilder and Early 20th Century Theatre”) for presentation in the undergraduate panel at MATC.
MATC – Minneapolis, MA, March 2011
Paper: “The A.R.T. Four: Company, Quality and the American Repertory Theatre”
Chair for History Symposium Session: “The Broken Piggy Bank: Funding and Finances of Theatre Companies”
ASTR Annual Conference– Seattle, WA, 2010
Co-chair and organizer of Working Session #23 “The Power of Absent Bodies”
MATC - Cleveland Ohio, 2010
Paper: "Kushner and The Guthrie: A Match Made in America"
Chair for History Symposium Session: "Ballyhoo Old and New: Ceremonies, Stunts and Targeted Mischief!"
ATHE Annual Conference– New York City, 2009
Paper: “Bacon, the Masques and the “Price of Looking”
MATC– Chicago, 2009
Paper: “Off the Beaten Track: Driveways, Puppetry and the Art of Making Contact”
Chair for History Symposium Session: “Classing up Adaptations”
ASTR – Phoenix, 2007
Paper: “Making Space: Meeting Neighbors in The Driveway Tour”
ATHE – New Orleans, 2007
Paper: “Revisiting Adorno’s Autonomous Artwork: Questioning the Reality and Efficacy of ‘Practice’ Separated from ‘Theory’”
MATC– Minneapolis, 2007
Paper: “Marking the Moment of Indecorum or How the Performer Fails the Performance”
AAG (Association of American Geographers) – Chicago, 2006.
Paper: “Erasing the Strange: The Masque of Queens and the Place of the Antimasque”
ASTR - Las Vegas, 2004
Paper: “The Loathsome Sight: The Masque of Blackness and the Contagious Body of a Woman”
MATC - Chicago, 2004
Paper: “Encountering Strangeness in the Queen’s Masques: Witches, Blackamores and Bare-Armed Bodies”
Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies - Newport Beach, 2003
Paper: “The Horse, The Poodle, and The Woman: Goethe and Karoline Jagemann”
ASTR - Philadelphia, 2002
Paper: “The Haunted Immediate: A Rearticulation of Geist in the Discourse of German Expressionism”
Graduate Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
Paper: “The Sorrows of a Not-So-Young Goethe on the Stage of the Weimar Court Theatre”
Space, Place, and Memory Symposium, University of Minnesota, 2001
Paper: “Weimar on the 5th of December, Toward Evening, On a Still Night.”
Roundtables/Working Groups (National)
ASTR – Dallas, TX 2013
Book Discussion Group – Theatre History Focus Group (Association for Theatre in Higher Education)
ASTR - Las Vegas, 2004
National Identity/National Culture Working Group
Paper: “The Early Theatre of Ernst Toller and the Enactment of Nation”
ATHE - Toronto, 2004
Panel: “Mama’s Gonna Buy You a Looking Glass: Balancing Family, Art and Academe on the Tenure Track and Beyond”