Plot Me No Plots: Theatre in University Language Teaching
International seminar on the role of theater in university second language education. Keynote speaker. Padova, October 14-15, 2011.
Postfeminisms? Culture and Politics of Gender in the Age of Berlusconi
International conference. Co-organizer, chair, and speaker. Graduate School for the Humanities (University of Bologna) and Italian Women’s Library, Bologna, Italy, June 7-9, 2012.
Interview for the Italian Women’s Library
Interview on the conference on Postfeminism, in Italian. Held by Annamaria Tagliavini, Director of the Italian Women Library, Bologna, Italy, June 6, 2012.
The Role of Theater in Contemporary Italy: A Conversation with Director Romeo Castellucci
Media coverage of the the event
Presentation on Romeo Castellucci’s works, background, and context. Q&A session with the Director. Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, February 14, 2013.
Cinema all’italiana: Presentation on Il Divo by Paolo Sorrentino
America-Italy Society, Philadelphia, PA, May 23, 2013.
A Very Seductive Body Politic: Berlusconi in the Cinema
Talk for the Studies in Modern Italy, the University Seminars. Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York, USA, March 14, 2014.
CALL Me++: Evolving Spaces and the Multilingual, Networked Self.
Keynote speaker at the Annual Conference on Italian Language and Culture. Georgetown University. Washington, DC, October 24, 2015.
Specters Are Haunting Italy: Marco Bellocchio’s Buongiorno, notte.
Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia. June 7, 2016