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. 

2017 “Beyond the Trope of ‘Woman:’ Rethinking the Relationship Between Women and the State in Late Imperial and Modern China,” AAS Annual Meeting, Toronto, March.

2014 “Literary Genre and Social Organization in Early Modern China,” AAS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, March.

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

2019 “Disenchanted Pirates: Sequel and Siam” ACLA, Georgetown University, March.

2019 “Humor and Affect 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.