“...And She Died Happily Ever After: Fantasy and the Real in El laberinto del fauno.” The Real and the Intermedial: International Film and Media Conference in Transylvania. October, 2015. Keynote speakers: Laura Mulvey, Lúcia Nagib, and Jürgen E. Müller.
“They Have No Reason to Notice A Man Like Me: Foreignness in Steven Spielberg’s The Terminal.” Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture. February, 2013.
“Oral History as Political Resistance: Posse and Once Upon a Time in Mexico.” NortheastPopular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Conference. October, 2008.
“The Monstrous Masculine: Abjection and Todd Solondz’s Happiness.” “Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media,” The University of the District of Columbia Film Conference. September, 2008.
“A Violation of Balance: Post 9/11 America and Constantine.” Presenter and panel chair, Annual Conference of the National Association of Popular Culture. March, 2008.
“Images of Abjection in Palindromes & Happiness.” Annual Conference of the Southwest/Texas Association of Popular Culture. April, 2007.
“Adolescent Sexuality in the films of Todd Solondz.” Annual Graduate conference at San Francisco State University. September, 2005.