“Rineke Dijkstra and the Dream of Classless Society,” Theory and Event Vol. 22.1 (January 2019) [In press]
“A Beckett Trilogy: Not I / Footfalls / Rockaby,” Performance Review of A Lisa Dwan Production for Theatre Journal Vol. 68.4 (December 2016): 652-654.
“The Clamor of the Visible,” Qui Parle Vol. 24.2 (Spring/Summer 2016): 1-149. [Curated, edited, and introduced a special dossier on political film philosophy with articles by Rei Terada, Eugenie Brinkema, Damon R. Young, Martin Crowley, and Georges Didi-Huberman.]
“For Love of Democracy: On The Politics of Jacques Rancière’s History of Literature,” in Qui Parle Vol. 22.1 (Fall/Winter 2013): 223-234.
Upcoming Conference Papers
“Thomas Piketty’s Marriage Plot in the Twenty-First Century” at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference at Georgetown University, March 2019.
Past Talks and Papers
Invited respondent to Eduardo Cadava, “Alphabetographies, Or Reading Matter,” on the photography of Susan Meiselas, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Berkeley, September 2018.
“Rineke Dijkstra’s Beach Portraits in the Age of Economic Stagnation,” paper presented at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, March 2018.
“Unofficial Pleasure: Smiles and Cigarettes in the Films of Frederick Wiseman,” paper presented at Yale Post45 Graduate Research Symposium, Berkeley, February 2017.
“Abuses of Power in Montage: Censoring Titicut Follies (1968-1991),” paper presented at American Comparative Literature Association Conference at Harvard, March 2016.
“Novelistic Excess and Beckett’s Endgame,” paper presented at the Center for the Study of Novel at Stanford University, Nov 2015.
“Gary Becker with de Sade: Political Economic Games,” paper presented at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2015.
“Foucault’s Amnesia: Psychic Life in The Birth of Biopolitics,” invited paper at the Neoliberalism and Biopolitics Symposium, Program in Critical Theory, Berkeley, November 2014.
“Temple Grandin and the Rhetoric of Humane Mass Industrial Animal Slaughter,” Cultural History Workshop, UC Berkeley, April 2013.