On Diversity in Global Programs:
2017 “A Study of ‘Us’ by Looking at ‘Them.’ Iowa, Berlin, and Social Justice Through Study Abroad.” 2017 International Tübingen Symposium on Ethics: The Value of [Not] Being Diverse – An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Social Cohesion, Diversity, Moral Pluralism and their Limits”. July 24-26. Paper accepted.
2016 “Professional Student? Global Student! Languages & Cultures for Professions (LCP) at ISU.” IWLA. Oct. 6-8. Co-presented with Chad Gasta, Carly Johansen, Mark Looney.
2015 “What the Future Holds for World Language Instruction: Languages and Cultures for Professions (LCP) at ISU.” IWLA. Oct. 9-10. Co-presented with Chad Gasta and Mark Looney.
On Immigration and Nationalism:
2017 “Immigration Narratives of Iowa State Students and Faculty” Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE). March 3.
2016 “Am I a Refugee?” Honors Salon Lecture, Iowa State University Honors Program.
2015 “Growing Up in Communist Romania.” Iowa State University’s Women’s Club.
2007 “Leaving the familiar behind: Migration and Identity in Lilian Faschinger’s Magdalena Sünderin and Paarweise: Acht Pariser Episoden.” NeMLA. March 1-4.
2005 “’Du bist nichts, deine Nations ist alles,’ A Feminist Look at Youth Literature Written by Exile Authors during Nazi Germany.” German Graduate Student Conference, University of Cincinnati.
On Gender, Material Culture, and Media:
2017 “A Faustian Feminism: Rosa Mayreder’s New Woman in 1930s Austria.” Austrian Studies Association. March 16-19.
2017 “Social Media Literacy and Professionalization.” Anthropology Seminar Panel.
2015 “A Guide to Social Media Literacy for Students.” National Conference for International Students’ Organizations. Iowa State University.
2014 “The Female Faust in Rosa Mayreder’s Dystopian Drama Anda Renata.” German Studies Association. Sep. 18-21.
2010 “Constructing Gender and Sexuality One Lithograph at a Time: Visual Culture in Der Bazar, Illustrirte Damen Zeitung.” Midwest MLA. Nov. 4-7.
2008 “Fashioning the Female Reader in Der Bazar Illustrirte Damen-Zeitung.” Masculinities, Femininities and More, An Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender in the Humanities, University of West Georgia. Nov. 6-8.
2008 “Fashioning the Female Reader: Fashion, Literature and Advertisements in Der Bazar: Illustrirte Damen-Zeitung.” German Graduate Student Symposium, Washington University in St. Louis. Co-presented with Victoria Rust and Norma Suvak.