“Sensory Environs of the Nineteenth-Century Asylum.” International Health Humanities Consortium. Chicago, IL.


“Histotomizing Narratives: Excised Tissues, Severed Histories in Postbellum Women’s Writing. ”Midwest Modern Language Association (Civil War Caucus). Kansas City, MO.

“Orectic Subjects and Sensuous Self-Making in Stoddard and Dickinson.”Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS). Rome, Italy.

“Orectic Subjects.” C19: Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Albuquerque, NM.


“Demanding Blood: Race, Injurability, and Textual Triage.” Midwest Modern Language Association (Civil War Caucus). Cincinnati, OH.


“Nurse Narratives and the Epistemology of Injury.” Midwest Modern Language Association (Civil War Caucus). St. Louis, MO.

“Neurasthenic Experiments: Emily Dickinson and the Characters of Mind.” Emily Dickinson International Society. Paris, France.

“Unsettling Sensations and Nineteenth-Century Cognitive Psychology” (Panel Co-organizer & Presenter). C19: The Society of 19th-Century Americanists. State College, PA.


“Interdisciplinary Futures: The Medical Humanities Model” (Invited Keynote Address). Midwestern Graduate Liberal Studies Conference. Indianapolis, IN.

Selected Grants & Fellowships


National Endowment for the Humanities INcommon Grant/NEH & Indiana Humanities (2017)

Mayers Fellowship/Huntington Library (2017)

Lawrence Lipking Fellowship/Newberry Library (2012)

Chicago Humanities Festival Programming Fellowship (2011-12)