Presentations & Talks


“Artisans of the Skin and the Preservative Arts: Candying, Cosmetics, and Embalming in Early Modern England,” Renaissance Skin Workshop: Artisans of the Surface in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750, King’s College London, UK, September 2018


“Sleeping Potions and Preservative Paints in The Winter’s Tale: Temporal Experiments in Preservation,” Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, March 2018

“The Living Corpse: Writing Early Modern Theologies of Body and Matter in Paracelsian Mummy,” Sixteenth Century Society & Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 2017

“Reading Image, Text, and World-Division in 17th-Century English Geographical Playing Cards,” Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Columbia, SC, October 2017

“Cosmetics of Color: Celia as Aliena in As You Like It,” Frame/Works, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, September 2017

“Lingering Vitality: Ingestible Mummy and the Semi-Animate Corpse in John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi,” American Comparative Literature Association, Utrecht, the Netherlands, July 2017

“English Games, Geographical Cards: Image, Text, and World-Division in Henry Brome’s Geographical Playing Cards,” Renaissance Society of America, Chicago, IL, March 2017

“Discandying Cleopatra: Preserving Cleopatra’s Infinite Variety in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra,” New Approaches to Early Modern Literature and Culture: A Symposium, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, September 2016

“Playing Cards Without Cards: Instructional Books and Game Play,” Renaissance Society of America, Boston, MA, April 2016