October 2019: Dartmouth University (Invited)
Symposium: Energy Humanities: New Directions and Critiques
Paper: "The Nation as Energy: Imagining Society through Energy Intensity."
September 2019: Western Literature Association Conference, Estes Park, "Climate Change" (Invited)
“Paolo Bacigalupi: Storytelling for a Fragmented Future”
March 2019: Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center (Invited)
Energy Humanities Workshop
August 2018: Petrocultures, University of Glasgow
Paper: "Scenario Planning: New Fictions and Genres about Energy and Climate Futures"
July 2017: ACLA American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Utrecht University
Panel: "Capturing Life: Capital and the Biosphere"
March 2017: Media@McGill International Colloquium, McGill University
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
Colloquium Co-Organizer and Respondent: "Climate Realism"
January 2017: MLA Convention, Philadelphia
Panel Organizer and Respondent: Climate Realism: The Aesthetics of Weather, Climate, and Atmosphere
November 2016: MSA: Modernist Studies Association, Pasadena
Seminar: Modernist Energy Regimes
June 2016: ALECC: Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada; Queen's University
Paper: "Absolute Indeterminacy: Karel Čapek’s Pragmatist Science Fiction.”
April 2016: Rice Univeristy, Cultures of Energy Research Symposium (Invited)
Paper: “On the Possibility of a Future with Unlimited Energy”
Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Science (CENHS)
January 2016: University of Alberta
Symposium Organizer and Speaker: "After Paris: An Interdisciplinary Response to the U.N. Climate Convention
November 2015: SLSA: Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts, Rice University
Paper: “Durkheim’s Sociology of Energy”
Panel: “Dispositives and Assemblages” of the “Biopolitics Futures” Stream
November 2015: CRASSH Cambridge, University of Cambridge
Paper: “Energo-power and the Politics of Climate Change”
Climate Histories Research Group and Cambridge Interdisciplinary Research on the Environment
October 2015: Ecocultres Conference, University of Glasgow
Paper: “Thinking through Energy and Environmental Humanities”