Recent and Upcoming Presentations

  • Invited public lecture in NEH-sponsored The Gulf Coast Food Project, University of Houston, September 2015.
  • “Horizons of Literary Food Studies” roundtable, Special session, Modern Language Association, Vancouver, January 8-11, 2015.
  • Chair: Blue Ecologies Panel, Literature and Science Division, Modern Language Association, Vancouver, January 8-11, 2015.
  • Chair and respondent: Urban Gardeners and Culinary Gurus: Creating Alternative Maps of Los Angeles. The American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, November 6-9, 2014.
  • “Global Appetites: A Dialogue with Judy Carney,” UCLA Library, February 18, 2014.
  • “Lyric Poetry in the Information Age: Seamus Heaney’s Electric Light,” Invited lecture, The Department of English and Environmental Studies Program, Dickinson College, November 22-23, 2013.
  • “Slow Food in Digital Times,” The Future of the Environmental Humanities Invitational Symposium. Simpson Center for the Humanities, the University of Washington, November 1-3, 2013.
  • Invited lecture and public address, Crop and Soil Sciences Department, Northwest Washington Extension Center, Washington State University, October 31, 2013.
  • “Literature and Modern Food Culture,” Keynote Address to the UCLA Friends of English, June 18, 2013.
  • “Slow Food & Seed Networks,” Biennial meeting of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, University of Kansas, May 29, 2013.
  •  “Seed Banks & Seed Networks: Narratives, Images, Infrastructure,” The Cultural Politics of Seeds Invitational Symposium, UCLA, May 17, 2013.
  • “Networked Nature and Smart Cities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction,” Twentieth-Century American Literature Division, Modern Language Association, Boston, January 3, 2013.
  • “Feast, Famine, and Other Scenarios” Roundtable, Invited Speaker, Foodprint L.A., Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), December 8, 2012.
  • “Culturing New Media: Writing in an Era of Environmental Crisis,” Eco-media panel, Stanford University, Environmental Humanities Project, November 1, 2012
  • “The Future of Food,” Aspen Ideas Festival, Aspen, Colorado, July 2, 2012.

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