- “All Your Humanity Are Belong to Us: Network Culture and Contagions in SF (From Forster’s Machine to the Wachowski’s Cloud Atlas)” at the University of Florida Science Fiction and Fantasy Symposium (Invited Speaker; April 11th, 2013)
- “The Search for Liberative Space: Mary Seacole, Stephen Cobham, and the Conflicted Utopias of the Caribbean.” 88 th South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference (Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?). Jacksonville, FL. Nov. 4-6, 2016. Forthcoming.
- Moderator. “Marginal Voices: Latin America and Spain and Science Fiction” at the University of Florida International and Minority Science Fiction in a Global World Workshop. Oct. 1, 2014.
- “‘Our Lives Are Not Our Own’: Sonmi 451’s Subversive Otherness and the Multivalent Threat of Infection in Cloud Atlas (2012)” at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (March 21-25, 2013)
- “Becoming the Dark Lord: Colonial-Cultural Rupture and Constructing Antihistorical Identity in Kage Baker’s The House of the Stag” at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (March 22-25, 2012)
- “Escaping Apartheid: The Speculative Renaissance in South Africa (or, Rebuilding the Speculative World Over Apartheid’s Carcass)” at the 11th Annual English Graduate Organization Conference (“Nothing New Under the Sun? Novelty, Game-changing, and Genre Breaking”) at the University of Florida (Oct. 28-29, 2011)
- “Repetitive History and the Formation of Identity During Interstellar Crisis in Hopkinson’s Midnight Robber and Buckell’s Ragamuffin (or ‘The Interstellar Initiative’s Broken Dream’)” at Precarious Subjects at the University of Alabama, Huntsville (April 1 – 2, 2011)
- “The Interstellar Initiative: Space and Identity in Expatriate Caribbean Science Fiction” at The Eaton Conference (Feb. 11 – 13th, 2011)
- “Weirding the Genre: From New Weird to Scifi Strange, and Beyond” at What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English — the First Decade (July 9th – 12th, 2010)
- “Otherism: The Dissection of Humanity and the Negation of the Human in Battlestar Galactica” at the 2010 National Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference (March 31st – April 3rd, 2010)
- “Habitually Us: Battlestar Galactica, the “Android Personality,” and Human Preservation” at the 31st Annual Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference (February 10th – 13th, 2010)
- “Fabricated Histories and Non-Nationalist Identities” at the 9th Annual English Graduate Organization Conference (“Home/sickness”) at the University of Florida (Nov. 12th – 13th, 2009)