“Kafka Leaves Home: Das Schloss, Il castello, The Castle and World Literature,” for the panel, “Kafka’s Das Schloss as an Axial Work of Art,” German Studies Association Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, September 2014.
“Parental Bonds: Kafka and the Family in Modern Italian Literature.” Interstitial Italy: Reassessing global questions through the ‘peculiar’ Italian case. SIS Interim Conference 2014. The British School at Rome. March 27th-28th, 2014.
“Italian Literature with and without ismi: From Svevo to Ferrante, via Kafka,” for the Graduate Studies Seminar at Villa La Pietra, New York University’s Florence campus, March 25th, 2014, upcoming.
“The Temptation to Kill: Calvino, Moravia, and the Italian Literature of the 40s and 50s.” Temptation Symposium. The Norwegian Institute in Rome, Italy. May 27th-28th, 2013.