Academic Events

Past Events

Dublin2019 Panel: The history of censorship and information control

Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) — 17:00 to 17:50

Wicklow Hall-1 (CCD) Panellists consider how censorship and technology have influenced the dissemination of information through time and across the world, particularly when that information runs counter to the status […]

17 Aug
2019

Dublin2019 Presentation: Gender in Anime and Manga

Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) — 14:00 to 14:50

Wicklow Hall 2B (CCD) The evolution of women’s manga (shoujo and jousei) and their effects on men’s manga (shounen and seinen)   Follow DUBLIN 2019 – AN IRISH WORLDCON, THE […]

15 Aug
2019

Reception Histories of the Future

Uppsala University, Sweden

Conference on Byzantinisms, Speculative Fiction, and the Literary Heritage of Medieval Empire, organized by the joint Paris-Uppsala Text and Narrative in Byzantium Collaborative Research Network

4 Aug
2017

Library Society Address

Regenstein Library, University of Chicago —

Discussing my work with Renaissance books and manuscripts, and my students’ project to assemble an exhibit on “Tensions in Renaissance Cities” for the University of Chicago Library Society.

10 May
2017

Works of the Mind Lecture at the Chicago Cultural Center

University of Chicago —

A public lecture on my research on Epicureanism and Stoicism in Renaissance thought, hosted at the Chicago Cultural Center in downtown chicago, and enabled by the Grahm School of Continuing Liberal […]

9 Apr
2017

Renaissance Society of America Conference Chicago

Palmer House Hotel, Chicago

At the annual Renaissance Society of America Conference, taking place in Chicago this year, I will present a paper on “The Humanist Roots of Enlightenment Radical Religion Seen through Renaissance […]

30 Mar
2017

Pre-RSA Gallery Reception “Tensions in Renaissance Cities”

Special Collections, Regenstein Library, University of Chicago Campus — 12:00

A public reception for our Special Collections exhibit “Tensions in Renaissance Cities” organized by myself and a group of U Chicago and Northwestern students, plus SIFK postdoc Stuart McManus. Leading up to […]

29 Mar
2017

MidAmericon (Worldcon 2015)

Bartle Hall, Kansas City, MO

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17 Aug
2016

Gencon Writer’s Symposium

Indianapolis

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4 Aug
2016