Recent Invited Lectures & Talks


“Transnational American Studies in a Warming World,” Humanities Institute, Wake Forest University, October 7 2016.


Keynote, “The States of American Studies,” Bavarian American Academy (Munich), June 30, 2016.


“The Future of Academic Credentials,” Stanford Learning Summit: Inventing the Future of Higher Education, April 15, 2016.


“Other Dimensions in/for the 19th Century,” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference, March 17, 2016.


“Online Education in the United States,” Netherlands EU Presidency Conference on the Future of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, March 9, 2016.


"Teaching Literature in Public: MOOCs and Literature," Modern Language Association,  Jan 2016.


National Academies Keck Futures Initiative: "Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation, & Realization,” Nov 2015. 


“Catastrophe and American Studies,” American Studies Association, October 8 2015.


Plenary Lecture: “American Studies@Scale,” Dartmouth Summer Institute on American Studies, June 23, 2015.