“Make It New: Ezra
Pound, Marshall McLuhan, and the Nature of Cultural and Technological
Innovation.” Institute of Economics, Finance, and Management, Jagiellonian University,
June 2020 (invited talk).
“The American Renaissance
and Its Walls: From Poe’s House of Usher to Thoreau’s Wooden Cabin.” University
of Ragusa, September 2019.
St. Elizabeths: The Unpublished Letters of Ezra Pound and Eva Hesse,
1950-1960.” Ezra Pound International Conference, University of Salamanca, June
“Intellettuali e tardo modernismo: il carteggio di
Ezra Pound con Marshall McLuhan e Eva Hesse, 1948-1960.” Ezra Pound Research Center, Merano, November 2018 (invited talk).
“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.” Fulbright Lecture Series, LMU Munich, Munich,
“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,
“The Pound Galaxy: On
Ezra Pound, Marshall McLuhan, and Digital Fascism.” Schloss Brunnenburg, Tirol,
“‘From Singular to Connected
Paradigms of the Mind and Brain:’ Globally Networked Intelligence and Posthuman
Civil Liberties in Ramez Naam’s Nexus.”
of Würzburg, Würzburg, June 2014.
“Towards a Critical Posthuman(ist) American Studies.” Centro Studi Americani, Rome, June
“A Transatlantic Correspondence: The Unpublished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,
“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,
“‘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.