British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, The Shakespeare Institute, September 2020, Invited plenary (TBC).
Shakespeare’s Sources, University of Leicester, 16 April 2020 (Postponed), Invited plenary (TBC).
Shakespeare’s Words, Sapienza University of Rome, 20-21 February 2020, ‘“[The] classic moment”: The echoes of King Lear in contemporary fiction and television’, invited paper.
Shakespeare on Screen in the Digital Age: Montpellier Congress, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier, 26-29 June 2019, convenor of: ‘Royal Bodies in Shakespearean Adaptations on Screen’.
Casts and Casting: Perspectives from Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, University of Hertfordshire, 10-11 November 2018, ‘‘And, hark, what discard follows!”: Casting The Hollow Crown for pre- and post-Brexit Britain’, invited paper.
Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles, 28-31 March 2018. ‘A horse? A horse? A horsie!: King Richard III’s Cultural Afterlife’.
European Shakespeare Research Association, July 2017, University of Gdansk, Poland, ‘Performing the Shakespearean Online.
Surface and Substance: Reflections on the Male Star, May 2016, University of St. Andrews, ‘“The old wizard flashes his impressive wand”: Ian McKellen, ageing, beauty and difference.’
Shakespearean Communities, April 2016, University of Portsmouth, ‘[Shakespeare] belongs to you, to all of us, together’: Online communities, #ShakespeareSunday and fan creativity.’
Adaptation and the Metropolis, September 2015, Association of Adaptation Studies, Institute of English Studies, ‘Saving the day? The American superhero film adaptation and the city.’
Assuming Gender, November 2014, Cardiff University, Invited guest lecture: '"He does what he wants to do, basically." Ian McKellen: Gender, Politics and Star Persona.’
Reforming Shakespeare, June 2014, De Montfort University, ‘Coriolanus: Tom Hiddleston’s body and action cinema.’
Midlands3Cities Introduction and Welcome Event, May 2014, University of Nottingham, ‘Exploring the Shakespearean actor as the site of adaptive encounter in contemporary culture (1996-onwards).’
Exploring British Film and Television Stardom, November 2013, Queen Mary University, ‘“We can build Jerusalem. And it will be for everyone.” Kenneth Branagh, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Caliban: stardom and national identity in the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.’
Disturbing Adaptations, September 2013, Association of Adaptation Studies, Linnæus University, Växjö, Sweden, ‘“Yes, I have gained my experience.” (As You Like It, 4.3.23) Kenneth Branagh and adapting the ‘Shakespearean’ actor.’
Marginalised Mainstream, November 2012, Institute of English Studies, ‘“[B]eneath his talents”: Critical reception, Thor, Kenneth Branagh and Adapting a ‘Shakespearean’ Identity.’ –‘Marginalised Mainstream.’