2019 Human Traffic: Women, Pirates, and Ambassadors in the Early Modern Global World, University of Georgia, April. (co-organized with Paola De Santo)


2020 “Trade Networks, Maps, and Literatures in Early Modern South China Seas and Malay Archipelago (17th-18th century),” Boston, AAS.

2019 “Narratives, Migration, and Identities in China and Southeast Asia,” AAS-in-Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-4, July.

2019 “Historical Genres of Chinese Nanyang (1550-1980),” MLA conference, Chicago,  January.

2019 “New Approaches to Journey to the West” roundtable, MLA conference, Chicago,  January. 

 2018 “Narrating Pirates: Identity, History, and Fiction in Early Modern China and Southeast Asia,” AAS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, March.

2018 “Outlaws, Pirates, and Bandits in Late Imperial Chinese Fiction and History (1570-1670),” MLA conference, New York, January. 


2019 “Learning the Barbarian Tongue: Japanese-Chinese Dictionaries and Waka Poetry in Late Ming China,” for the panel “A Comparative History of East Asian Literatures,” ICLA, Macau, July.

2019 “Disenchanted Pirates: Sequel and Siam,” AAS-in-Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, July.

 2019  “Narratives of Pirates in Late Ming Unofficial Histories and Vernacular Fiction,” AAS, Denver, March.

2019 “Suppressed Laughter in Journey to the West,” MLA, Chicago, January. 

2019 “Java in Discord: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Discourse of  Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1574-1620),” MLA, Chicago, January.

 2018 “Turning Pirates: Commerce, Race, and Fiction in Late Ming China,” “Scaling the Ming” Conference, University of British Columbia, May.

2018 “Java in Discord: Unofficial History, Vernacular Fiction, and the Discourse of Imperial Identity in Late Ming China (1574-1620),” AAS Annual Meeting, Washington DC, March.