“Pastiche or Critique: Reworking the Canonical Avant-Garde, and the Female Body,” Columbia University Seminar on Cinema and Interdisciplinary Interpretation,” February 8, 2018.
“Time in a Box: The Cinematic Impulse of Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Jack Goldstein and Cindy Sherman,” international symposium, “Le cinema sans camera de Joseph Cornell,” Institut national d’historie de l’art (Paris), February 7, 2014.
In conversation with 1970s Punk Filmmaker Amos Poe, through Savannah College of Art and Design, Dakota Jackson, Master Class. At Soho House, New York City, October 22, 2013.
“Franco Rossi’s The Truce,” guest speaker at the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, in conjunction with Memoria: Assisi and the Jews, 1943-1944, sponsored by the Jewish Museum of Newark. November 9, 2012.
In conversation with Ericka Beckman at “New Preservations: The Films of Ericka Beckman," Anthology Film Archives, New York City, April 1, 2011.
“The Memory of Desire: From Douglas Sirk to Mad Men,” Conference on Memory and Mass Media, Trento University, Italy, November 17, 2010.
“Ericka Beckman "Performing The Body," Anthology Film Archives, New York City, November, 2009.
“Italian Divas in American Film: Changing Constructions of Italian Womanhood” John D. Calandra Institute for Italian-American Studies, Queens College, May, 2009.
“Reconsidering the Nostalgia Film: Far From Heaven, All That Heaven Allows, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul” Keynote Speaker in three cities in New Zealand: Auckland, at the Auckland War Memorial Museum; Dunedin, at Public Art Space; and Christchurch, at the University of Canterbury May, 2008. Sponsored by International Scholars Program of New Zealand.