Category Archives: Invited Lectures

Towards a Queer Literary History of Gender Identity: Steampunk, Gender Nonconformity, & Victorian Studies (University of Waterloo, 23 October 2015)

University of Waterloo faculty and students, thank you all for lovely visit and a great discussion about steampunk, gender nonconformity, and Victorian studies! Below you will find the slides from my talk and a few links for further reading. Please … Continue reading

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Superheroes for All: The Importance of Diversity in Comics (UW-Waukesha, 16 September 2015)

Thank you all for a great discussion about diversity in comics! Below you will find the slides from my talk and a few links for further reading. Please feel free to contact me if you have any follow-up questions.   … Continue reading

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Who Gets to be a Superhero & Why It Matters: Diversity in Comics (Waukesha County Public Library, 24 July 2015)

Thank you all for a great discussion about diversity in comics at the Waukesha Public Library’s Comics Day for teens! Below you will find the slides from my talk and a few links for further reading. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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The Afterlife of Ether: Victorian Pseudosciences, Ether, and John Davidson’s “Fleet Street”

Hi, Stockton Faculty and Students! Thank you for a wonderful event on Monday. On this page, you will find additional information on the Victorian period, pseudosciences, ether, John Davidson’s “Fleet Street,” steampunk, and suggestions for further inquiry. Please feel free … Continue reading

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Kubla Khan” and “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Hi Dr. Hall’s English 215 Students! I’m looking forward to discussing Coleridge’s “Kubla Khan” and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner with you next week! As you read these two poems, take a look at some of the digital resources … Continue reading

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