"Ghost Light Dramaturgy." University of Connecticut, 17 Feb 2011.
"Ghost Light Dramaturgy." Southern Appalachian University, Charleston NC, forthcoming.
"Ghost Light Dramaturgy." University of California at Santa Cruz, 16 Nov 2010.
"Phronesis: Re-concieving Dramaturgy as a Cultural Studies Discipline." Humanism Panel, Carnegie Mellon University, 7 April 2009.
"Choosing an Academic Theatre Season" with Elizabeth Bradley. Narr. Marge Myers. Lab A6. I-Tunes Podcast, Carnegie Mellon University. 30 Mar 2007.
"New Freakery as Theater of Transgression." Public Lecture: Carnegie Mellon University, February 19, 2004.
Conference Presentations and Workshops
"Mapping Practices in Late-Medieval Conversion Plays." With John A. Warrick. Mapping Performance Cultural Conference, University of Nottingham, UK: 3 April 2009.
"The Paradigmatic Paradox of the Early Modern Map in two Medieval Conversion Plays." With John A. Warrick. American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Boston, MA: 12 November 2008.
"America Different: Santa Fe's Zozobra as Utopian Performative." With J.A. Ball. American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Phoenix AZ, 17 Nov 2007.
"From the Margins to the Mainstream: Disability Theatre Takes Center Stage in Pittsburgh." Society for Disability Studies (SDS) National Conference, Seattle, WA, 12 Jun 2007.
"Loving the Alien: The Underground Circus Movement in the United States." American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Chicago, IL, 17 Nov 2006.
"Venus Descending: Re-Enfreaking Sarah Bartmaan and Surrogating the New South Africa." Society for Disability Studies National Conference, College Park, Maryland, 15 Jun 2006.
"'A Simple African Woman:' Burying Sarah Bartmaan, Consecrating the New South Africa." With J.A. Ball. American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Toronto CA, November 2005.
"Blood, Body, and Bone: 'Living History' as a Pedagogical Tool for Conservatory Training." Theatre Histriography Research Group: American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Toronto CA, November 2005.
"Goin' Medieval: The Importance of Early Modern Studies to the Theatre School Curriculum." Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) National Conference, July 2005.
"Players, Passions, Mel Gibson, and the Structures of Medieval Anti-Semitism." Association for Jewish Studies (AJS) National Conference, Chicago IL, December 2004.
"Wild and Untamed Thing: The Erotic, Exotic, and Neurotic Rocky Horror Performance Cult." American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) National Conference, Las Vegas NV, November 2004.
Chair and Presenter: "Disability, Dystopia, and Disabuse: Querying 'Dismodernism' in the American Theatre." ATHE National Conference, Toronto, 29 July, 2004.
"Wilt the Unicorn Serve Thee? Dismodernism and the Glass Menagerie." ATHE National Conference, Toronto, 29 July 2004.
"Mohammed In Their Mouths: Falsehood, Forgery, and Forgetting in the representation of Jews on the Medieval Stage." Comparative Drama Conference, Columbus OH, April 29-May 1, 2004.
"This Is My Blood You Drink: Staging the Jew in the Early Modern Theatre." Association for Jewish Studies National Conference, Boston, December 21-23, 2003.
"'Ukhe wambona no umpathi? (Have You Seen The Boss Anywhere?)': Theorizing a Post-Apartheid Dramaturgy for Master Harold...and the boys.." With J.A. Ball. American Society of Theater Research National Conference, Durham, NC, November 20-23, 2003.
"Le Freak, C'est Chic: The Eroticizing Gaze and the Changing Face of Disability in Performance." ATHE National Conference, San Diego. July 24-28, 2002.
"Norm-Stalgia: Ableism and Theatre History." Society for Disability Studies (SDS) Annual Meeting, Oakland CA. June 5-9, 2002.
"The Mechanics of Freakery: Performing Monstrosity in the Nineteenth Century American Freak Show." Comparative Drama Conference, Columbus OH, April 25-28, 2002.
"The 21st-Century Freak Show: Pornography of Disability or Theatre of Transgression?" Mid-America Theatre Conference (MATC), St. Louis, MO. March 7-10, 2002.
"Hoc Est Corpus Meum: Theatrical Transubstantiation and Christian Mimesis in the Croxton Play of the Sacrament." Comparative Drama Conference, Columbus OH. April 24-28, 2001.