CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

"Explorations in the American Reading Imaginary: Emerson, Thoreau, and Pound." University of Milan, September 2017.


"The Futures of Reading: On Close, Distant, and Ethical Reading in American Studies." LMU Munich, Munich, June 2017.


"From Reading Angels to Machine Reading: Some Reflections on Chad Wellmon’s 'Sacred Reading: From Augustine to the Digital Humanists.'" Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Venice, May 2017.


"The Pound Galaxy: On Ezra Pound, Marshall McLuhan, and Digital Fascism." Schloss Brunnenburg, Tirol, November 2015.


"'From Singular to Connected Paradigms of the Mind and Brain:' Globally Networked Intelligence and Posthuman Civil Liberties in Ramez Naam’s Nexus." University of  Würzburg, Würzburg, June 2014.

 

"Towards a Critical Posthuman(ist) American Studies." Centro Studi Americani, Rome, June 2014.

 

"A Transatlantic Correspondence: The Unpublished Letters of Ezra Pound and Eva Hesse, 1950-1960.” Venice International University, Venice, May 2014.

 

"A Day with the Tea Party." University of Trento, Trento, October 2011.

 

"Configurations of Spectrality between China and America: The Woman Warrior and The Hundred Secret Senses." University of Rome "Tor Vergata," Rome, December 2010.

 

"Native American Responses to America." University of Lodz, Lodz,  October  2010.

 

"Detesting Obama: Protesters and their Signs." Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, September 2010.

 

"Postmodern Ghosts: An American Hauntology, 1975-2001." International Forum for U.S. Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, January 2010.

 

"Where Have All the Specters Gone?" UCD Clinton Institute, Dublin, July 2009.

 

"US in the Eyes of the Other(s): William Apess, Leslie Marmon Silko, and the Problem of Belonging to America." John-F.-Kennedy Institute of the Free University,Berlin, June 2008.

 

"'All That Is Solid Melts into Air': Between Hardware and Software. Memory and Signs in Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49. LMU Munich, Munich, June 2008.