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Conference Co-Organizer, “Figuring Magic Realism – International Interpretations of an Elusive Term,” scheduled for April 9. 2021, The Graduate Center, CUNY. Keynote: Andrew Hemingway. 



“Wifredo Lam in New York: The Legacy of Realismo Mágico and Its Influence on U.S. Painting”, U.S. Latinx Art, Pre-1950 panel, 110th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 17, 2022.


“(Inter)national Film and Identity: American Cultural Imperialism and European Modernism in the Hollywood Golden Age,” 27th International Conference of Europeanists, hosted by the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, June 22, 2021.


“De Nederlandsche Filmliga (1927-1931): the Case for Film as Art in the Early Sound Era,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference, March 17, 2021.

“Figurative Painting in The Netherlands During the German Occupation, Between Technology and Tradition,” c. 1942 panel (Chairs: Angela Miller and Elizabeth Welch), 108th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 12, 2020.


“Where the Cinema of Attractions Meets the Easel: Pyke Koch, National Socialist Propaganda, and the Nederlandsche Kultuurkamer,” Global Fascism panel (Chairs: Paul Jaskot and Mark Antliff), 107th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 16, 2019.


“Carel Willink’s Prophetic Interwar Ruinscapes as the Embodiment of Spenglerian Pessimism,” Modernist Fragmentation and After, Princeton University, September 30, 2016.


“Anamorphosis in Late Silent and Early Sound Film: Fabulation and the Apparatus,” Costs of Abstraction, Fifth Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, March 25, 2016.


“Inflated and Vulnerable: Recoining the Deutsche Mark’s Mythic Value in Ernö Metzner’s Polizeibericht Überfall,” The Untimeliness of Media: Intermediality Across Eras in German Literature, Culture, and Art, University of Pennsylvania, February 18–19, 2016.


“Mass Spectacle and the Modernist Grid in Busby Berkeley’s Musical Production Numbers,” Southeastern College Art Conference 2015, Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, October 21–24, 2015.


“Pastel Paradigm: Jacques Demy’s Adoption of the Hollywood Musical Aesthetic and Treatment of the Abject in Les Demoiselles de Rochefort,” Eye Candy, Yale Graduate Film Conference, February 13–15, 2015.


“The Search for Physiognomic Subjectivity: The Construction of Types in the Work of August Sander and Otto Dix,” Southeastern College Art Conference 2014, Ringling College of Art and Design, October 8–11, 2014.


“Georg Scholz: A Revival of the Germanic Caricatural Tradition in the Context of Weimar’s West Germany,” 21st Annual Crossing The Boundaries Conference, Binghamton University, April 4–5, 2014.


“Interiority in René Magritte’s Middle Class Interiors: A Site for Unconscious Revolution,” The 9th Biennial Bryn Mawr College Graduate Group Symposium, October 4–5, 2013.


“The Permanent Collection as Larval Specter: Recent Artist Interventions in the Museum Space,” The 10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada, June 15, 2012.


“The Subjectified Object in Magritte’s The Survivor: The Politics of Exhibition Display,” Mark Roskill Symposium, University of Massachusetts Amherst, October 15, 2010.

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