“Scattered Leaves: Comparing the Availability and Searchability of the Wilson and Roosevelt Papers.” December 2019. Digital Archives in the Commonwealth Summit. Richmond.
“Understanding the US Presidential Archives Online.” October 2018. Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference. James Madison University.
“The Lutheran Press of the Shenandoah Valley.” January 2017. Shenandoah Valley Regional Seminar. James Madison University.
“Post-Racial Paratext in the Works of Junot Diaz and Salvador Plascencia.” July 2015. Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association International Conference. Reykjavik, Iceland.
“Germans in the Shenandoah Valley and the Henkel Press of Virginia.” March 2015. Fraktur and the Everyday Lives of Germans in the Atlantic World, 1683-1850. Philadelphia.
“Reading Bridget’s Visions in the Vernacular during the SixteenthCentury.” February 2015. Renaissance Print Culture: An Aldine Quincentennial Symposium at the Newberry Library.Chicago.
“Turning Visions into Revelationes: The Book of St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373).” April 2014. Medieval & Renaissance Forum at UNH-Plymouth.
“Pulp in the Ivory Tower. One University Library’s Development of a Pulp Magazine Collection.” April 2014. PCA/ACA Pop Culture Conference.Chicago. With Brian Flota.
“Deadly Storytime: A History of Violence in Children’s Literature, 1830-1950.” April 2014. Violence: Empowerment or Self-Destruction Conference. James Madison University.
“Recording the Visions of St. Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373).” February 2014. Mid-Atlantic Renaissance and Reformation Seminar. Christopher Newport University.
“The Bible for Hamburgers: Urban Book Production in Northern Germany, 1255-1523.” September 2011. Medieval-Renaissance Conference. University of Virginia-Wise.
“Teaching the History of Medicine at Washington University in the Early 20th Century.” March 2010, Southern Association of the History of Medicine and Science Annual Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky.
“After the Deluge: Long-Term Responses to Library Disasters with Some Lessons for the Future.” June 2008. American Library Association Annual Conference. Anaheim, California.
“The Earliest Beers.” March 2003. Medieval Association of the Pacific Annual Meeting.Portland, Oregon.
“Drinking in the Streets: The Street as Public Space for the Sale and Consumption of Alcohol.” October 2000. The Street. On the Function and Perception of Public Space in the Late Middle Ages. Krems, Austria.
“Beer Brewers and Beer Drinkers in Northern Europe during the Late Middle Ages.” March 2000. Borderlines IV: Visions of the Medieval World. Dublin, Ireland.