‘Powell and Pressburger’s Men’, a paper on Mr Dean in Black Narcissus, given at the Michael Powell Centenary Conference, September 2005, University of Wales, Bangor).
‘Women in British Film Noir’, PEC5: 5th Conference on Popular European Cinema, Paris, June 2007.
‘Spoiling the Party: Roman, Michelangelo, and Otto in Swinging London’, Continental Connections: British Film and Television in their European Contexts, De Montfort University, July 2007.
‘Truffaut in London’, Anglo-French cinematic relations since 1930, University of Southampton, September 2007.
‘Lean Noir: Dark Passions in the Films of David Lean’, David Lean Centenary Conference, Queen Mary University of London, July 2008.
‘Colour Film Noir: A contradiction in terms?’, Colour and the Moving Image Conference 10–12th July 2009, University of Bristol.
‘English as She is Spoke’, ‘Le cinéma parle: mots, voix et langue’, 14e Congrès de la SERCIA à Paris X (Nanterre-la Défense) 17–19 September 2009.
‘Skolimowski and Polanski in Swinging London’, Polish Cinema in an International Context, 4-5 December 2009, Manchester Cornerhouse, organised by the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Salford.
‘Always Look on the Dark Side of Life: British Crime and Horror Films in the 21st Century’, British Film 2000 – 2010, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, 18 – 21 February 2010.
‘Red Riding: Hell is a West Yorkshire City’, Bloodlines Conference, De Montfort University, 4 – 5 March 2010.
‘London Noir: Night and the City’, Lost London: Explorations of a Dark Metropolis Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, 14 - 15 June 2010.
‘A World Without Books: Truffaut’s Fahrenheit 451’, at 15th International SERCIA Conference, University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, ‘Memory in/of English-speaking Cinema’, 8 –10 September 2010.
‘Gutter Modernism in British Cinema’, Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe, Centre for British Studies, Berlin, 30 September to 1 October 2010.
‘The Great British Talking Picture Show’ (with Geoff Brown), 14th British Silent Film Festival, the Barbican, London, 7–11 April 2011.
‘George and Jerry in Darkest England’, Creative Accounting: British Producers/British Screens Conference, University of the West of England, 19–20 April 2011.
‘Jules Dassin: An American Abroad’ at 16th International SERCIA Conference, ‘Cinema and the Crossing of Frontiers’, University of Bath, 8–10 September 2011.
‘David Mercer: No Easy Answers’, Marx at the Movies Conference, University of Central Lancashire, March 16-17, 2012.