Kafka and Conversing Creatures in Italy

“Kafka and Conversing Creatures in Italy: Interrogating the Human-Animal Boundary,” “Animal Studies, Ecocriticism and Modern Italy,” MLA 2012 Seattle, January, 2012.

Frustrating Reading: Problematic Journeys in Kafka, Calvino, and Buzzati

“Frustrating Reading: Problematic Journeys in Kafka, Calvino, and Buzzati,” Seventeenth Annual Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, “Textual Journeys: Departure, Danger, Discovery,” University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2011.