Presentations & Talks

“Artisans of Immortality: Science, Recipes, and Race in Early Modern Drama,” Yale Renaissance Colloquium, New Haven, CT, March 1, 2019

“‘The Egyptian Oyntment’: Early Modern Women, Race, and the Recipe Archive,” panel “Women Writing Race in Early Modern England” sponsored by the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, Renaissance Society of America, Toronto, ON, March 17-19, 2019


Panelist, “The Shakespeare We Love: Why He Thrives Today • A Panel Discussion Introducing UNCG’s Production of Shakespeare in Love,” Sprinkle Theatre, Greensboro, NC, February 15, 2019

“Magic and Monstrosity in Shakespeare’s Global Fairyland,” Insight at Triad Stage, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Greensboro, NC, November 4, 2018

“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, The Anatomy Museum, King’s College London, UK, September 20-21, 2018 (Programme)

“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 Seventeenth-Century 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, New Scholars Series at Bates College, Lewiston, ME, September 2016

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