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Composing courses. Lecturing on themes and issues of modernist literature, totalitarianism, literary indoctrination, and elegy.
“Notes on Robert Lowell’s Proleptic Elegy with ‘Il Miglior Fabbro.’” Modern Horizons: Toronto, 2016. Web.
CONFERENCE PAPERS & SEMINARS
(Forthcoming) “Grammars and Digressions in T. S. Eliot’s ‘Conversation Galante.’” The International T. S. Eliot Society. Senate House, University of London: London, UK. 8-18 July 2022.
“Early Poems and Criticism” of T. S. Eliot. The International T. S. Eliot Society. Senate House, University of London: London, UK. 6-15 July 2019.
“Pharmakoi, Asyndeton, the Historical Sense and T. S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral.” The International T. S. Eliot Society. Emory University: Atlanta, GA. 21 Sept. 2018.
“As ‘The Sharp Guitars’ Mourn the Poet’s ‘Name’: American Elegies for Federico García Lorca.” Humanities Graduate Student Association. York University: Toronto, 2017.
“Dialogical Struggle in the Canadian Elegies for Federico García Lorca.” Institute of Modern Languages Research. Senate House, University of London: London, UK. 11 July 2016.
“Anxieties and Pleasantries in Modernist Philia: The Friendship(s) of T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.” The International T. S. Eliot Society. Auditorium Teatro della Clarisse: Rapallo, Italy. 21 June 2016.
“Catastrophe and Dilemmas of Commemoration in Two Canadian Elegies for Federico García Lorca.” Modernist Studies Association. Westin Copley Place: Boston, MA. 19 Nov. 2015.
“‘No Other Way’: A Defense of the Three War Elegies by John Cornford.” ACCUTE. University of Ottawa: Ottawa, ON. 31 May 2015.
“The Disbelieving Believer in T. S. Eliot and the Believing Disbeliever in Virginia Woolf.” The International T. S. Eliot Society. Washington University: St. Louis, MO. 19 Sept. 2014.
“Samuel Richardson’s ‘Buzz of Mixed Voices’: Polyphony in Clarissa.” Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: London, ON. 16 Oct. 2013.
Confronting Form, the Disappearing Poet, and the Elegiac Traces of Federico García Lorca.