“Rhetorical Topoi and the Other Toulmin Model: Time, Space, Evolution.” Rhetoric Society of America, June 2018, Minneapolis, MN. (Paper proposal accepted.)
“Resuscitating Bakhtin in the Age of Trump: Dialogics as Counter-Rhetoric.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Mar. 2018, Kansas City, MO. (Paper proposal accepted.)
“Epideixis and/as Cultural Evolution.” Rhetoric Society of America, Atlanta, GA, May 2016.
“Vico’s Axioms as Topoi of Responsivity.” Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, Oct. 2014.
“Utopian Appeals and Rhetorical Borders: AIDS and the Utopoi of American Nationalism.” Rhetoric Society of America, San Antonio, TX, May 2014.
“Picking Up the Fragments of the 2012 Election: What Do Memes Mean for Rhetoric?” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 2014.
“AIDS, Immigration, and the Topoi of Post-Crisis American Nationalism.” Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, Stanford, CA, Sept. 2013.
“Mulholland Dr. and the Chronotopic Unconscious.” Invited talk sponsored by Women’s and Gender Studies Dept., The University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Mar. 2013.
“Anti-Ethnography and the Rhetoric of Omission: Zooming Out from the Ruins of Detroit.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, Feb. 2013.
“Kurt Vonnegut as Rhetorical Theorist.” Popular / American Culture Association in the South Conference, Nashville, TN, Sept. 2012.
“Avatar and the Topos of Disability.” Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference, Boston, MA, Apr. 2012.
“Assessing Digital Assessment: How to Confront the Current-Traditional Assumptions of E-Portfolio Systems.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, St. Louis, MO, Mar. 2012.
“What Is Cinematic Ethos? Three Theoretical Inquiries into the Rhetoric of Film.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, Feb. 2012.
“The Audio-Visual Palimpsest: Rhetoric, Poetics, and Heteroglossia in Mystery Science Theater 3000.” Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association, San Antonio, TX, Apr. 2011.
With Kevin Rutherford. “Digital Approaches for Integrating Literature and Composition.” Digital poster presentation, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 2011.
“Replicant Rhetoric: Gender, Humanity, and Ideology in Blade Runner.” Tenth Annual Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality Symposium, Oxford, OH, Feb. 2011.
“Film and the Dialogic Student: Using Movies in the Composition Classroom.” North Carolina Symposium on Teaching Writing, Raleigh, NC, Feb. 2011.