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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. 



"Charley Toorop and the Arbeidersvrouw – Icons of the Dutch Resistance,” 112th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 15, 2024.


“The Bergfilm as Landscape: A Compromised Romanticism,” Council for European Studies, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 28, 2023.


“Editorializing Realism: De Schouw, the German Occupation, and Reframing Critique,” Research Out Loud, Metropolitan Museum of Art, May 11, 2023.


“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,” 108th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 12, 2020, Chicago, IL.


“Where the Cinema of Attractions Meets the Easel: Pyke Koch, National Socialist Propaganda, and the Nederlandsche Kultuurkamer,” 107th College Art Association Annual Conference, February 16, 2019, New York, NY.


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


“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, March 25, 2016, New Brunswick, NJ.


“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, Philadelphia, PA.


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


“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, New Haven, CT.

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