'Feminism in the Archive: Katherine Cecil Thurston, Modernism and the Popular Novel.' Occluded Narratives: Irish Women's Writing 1890-1910, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, November 25th-26th 2016.
"‘Centre and Circumference’: Traces of Provincial Godots in the Theatrical Archive, 1955-1970." Staging Beckett and Contemporary Theatre and Performance Cultures. University of Reading, 9th-11th April 2015.
'Beckett. Non-sense, and the Limits of Translation .' Nonsense, Madness, Modernism, a one-day interdisciplinary symposium. Long Room Digital Hub, Trinity College Dublin, March 6th 2015. Invited paper.
'Masquerade and Revolutionary: the Female Boy in Katherine Cecil Thurston's Max (1910).' Making It New: Victorian and Modernist Literature and Periodicals, 28th February 2015.
‘“Attractive Modern Homes”: Houses, Hotels and History in Elizabeth Bowen.’ IASIL 2011, Catholic University of Leuven, 18th-22nd July 2011.
‘Beckett, Translation and the “Grey Canon.”’ Beckett Out of the Archive conference, University of York, 23rd-26th June, 2011.
“Samuel Beckett’s Drama: Famous throughout the civilised world and the Irish Free State.” Irish Theatrical Diaspora Conference, National University of Ireland, Galway, April 17th-19th 2009. Invited paper.
‘“Silence, exile and cunning?” Gendering the Diaspora in Irish Women’s Writing.’ Writing the Irish Diaspora, University of Limerick, 30th October-Nov 1st 2008.
“ the sear of every metamorphosis: Beckett and surrealism.” Invited paper. Seminar series Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies. Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, June 1st, 2007.
“Desire and the Diva: the Erotics of Song in the Work Kate O'Brien.” Invited paper. Kate O'Brien Weekend Colloquium. University of Limerick, February 23rd, 2007
‘ “sinning through the ear”: Feminine Madness and Music as Discursive Boundary in Kate O’Brien’s As Music and Splendour.’ Galway Irish Studies Conference: Orality in Modern Irish Culture, National University of Ireland, Galway, June 1st-5th 2006.
‘Beckett in Others’ Words’. Plenary paper at Beckett: Screens of Silence – Beckett: Écrans de silence, Karlstad University, Sweden, 1st -2nd December, 2006.
“a project for the moment: Ghosting the Subject in Beckett’s Trilogy.” La trace de Beckett / Beckett's Traces. Université Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille3, 8th -9th December, 2006.
“Beckett’s Ventriloquism.” 100 Years a-Dying: A Post-Mortem on the Work of Samuel Beckett - An International, Interdisciplinary Conference in Beckett Studies, University College Cork, 26-27 May 2006.
“Being Difficult: Kate O’Brien, Edna O’Brien and Provocative Femininity.” Contemporary European Women Writers: Gender and Generation, University of Bath, 30th March-1 April 2005.
‘‘Dark established currents: Molly Keane’s Gothic.” Molly Keane Centenary Conference, University College Cork, November 26th-27th, 2004.
“Antiquarians and Others: Beckett’s “Recent Irish Poetry.” International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures, National University of Ireland, Galway, 20-24th July 2004.
“Ghost Writer: Beckett and Protestant Gothic.” What Rough Beasts? an Irish and Scottish Studies Conference at the University of Aberdeen, March 26-28th, 2004.
“A Fart in his Corduroys: Beckett’s Translations of the 1920s and 30s.” New Voices in Irish Criticism 4, Trinity College Dublin, February 2nd, 2002.
“Beckett and Modern Irish Drama.” Beckett and Contemporary Theatre, University of Westminster, January 12th, 2002.
“Reading Beckett, Writing Theory.” University of Oxford Twentieth-Century Literature Graduate Seminar, Linacre College, February 15th, 2001.
“these untenanted Is: Beckett’s Self-Translation as Poetics of Self-Divestiture.” Other Becketts: a Colloquium. Birkbeck College, University of London, 9-10th June, 2000.
“The Word Made Flesh: Translating the Body in Beckett.” Beckett Against the Grain, University of York, 8-9th May 1999.
“Towards a reading of Beckett’s Prose’.” Modern Languages Research Seminar, All Souls, University of Oxford, May 11th 1998.
“The Eye Returns: Beckett, Ireland and Textual Betrayal.” Beckett/Aesthetics/Politics, University of Sussex, 3-5th July 1997.