Invited or Keynote Lectures
2010: “Forests and the Sea:
Ecology, Nature, and Macbeth.” Annual
Shakespeare Colloquium. Farleigh Dickinson
University. Madison, NJ. October
“At the Bottom of Shakespeare’s Ocean.” Invited Lecture in the
Elizabethan Theater. Folger Shakespeare
Library. Washington, DC. July 13, 2010.
“Sailors and Swimmers in the Early Modern Ocean.” Opening Gala
Lecture at the Elizabethan Theater. Folger Shakespeare
Library. Washington, DC. June 14, 2010.
“Tasting Salt: Human Bodies and the Oceanic Environment in
Shakespeare and Early Modern
Literature.” Middlebury College. Middlebury, CT.
January 2010. 2009:
“Providence and the Pintles: Toward a Cultural Poetics of
Early Modern Shipwreck.” Renaissance and
Early Modern Studies Program. Brown
University. Providence, RI. March 2009.
“Tricksy Spirit: Disorientation, Deliverance, and Ideas of Bermuda
in Early Modern England.” John Carter Brown
Library Lecture. Providence, RI.
“Fathoming Shakespeare’s Ocean: The Sea in English Literary
Culture.” Edmund Rumowicz Endowed Lecture in
Literature and the Sea. University of
Rhode Island. February
“Tongues in the Storm: Shakespeare, Ecological Crisis, and
the Resources of
Genre.” Yale School of Forestry and
Environmental Studies. New Haven,
“The Compass and the Book: Ideas of Order in Early
Modern Literary Culture.” Washington
Area Group for Print Culture Studies. The Library
of Congress, Washington, DC.
December 2007. 2006:
“Strange Weather in Shakespeare: Early Modern
Drama and the Ecocritical Paradigm.” Columbia
Early Modern Seminar. New York,
2006. 2005: “Shipwreck, Accumulation,
inTheTempest.” Columbia Shakespeare
Seminar. New York, NY. October
“Doctor She and the Idolater: Competing Fictions in All’s Well
that Ends Well.” SUNY Purchase. Purchase,
NY. February 2005. 2001: “In
Praise of Scribes: A History of the Book for the Digital
Symposium Lecture. Iona College. New Rochelle,
NY. October, 2001.