Recent Lectures and Conference Presentations

March 2017: Keynote Lecture, European Association for American Studies Women’s Network: “The American Woman Warrior: A Transnational Feminist Look at War, Imperialism and Gender”

March 2017: “War, Adventure and the Pleasure of Killing,” Narrative Conference, Lexington, Kentucky

See short interview on American Imperialism and the adventure genre:


Nov. 2015: “Transatlantic Gothic.” Invited lecture at the University of Bern.

March 19, 2015: “From Iwo Jima to Iraq: Approaching Combat Death Through Genre in American War Narratives” (American Studies Center, Warsaw University)

Nov. 28: “Lincoln et la guerre”
Guest Lecture at the Insititut des Amériques — Université Nice Sophia Antipolis