Papers and Presentations

Conference Presentations


  • “Can I be a Feminist and still play Assassin’s Creed? … an anxious interrogation”. Keynote response. Electronic Literature Organization 2016 Conference.
  • “How we Teach? Digital Humanities Pedagogy in an Imperfect World”. Keynote. Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • “REED and the Prospect of Networked Data”. Society for Renaissance Studies/Société canadienne d’etudes de la Renaissance 2016 Annual Meeting.
  • “Digital Networks and Communities: Current Issues and Responses” roundtable. 2016 Joint session of CSRS/CSDH.
  • “Data Envy”. Modern Language Association 2016 Annual Meeting.


  • “Stepping Away from the Podium” Plenary. 2015 Digital Pedagogy Institute.
  • “Pedagogical Hermeneutics and Teaching DH in a Liberal Arts Context.” Co-presented with Katherine Faull. Digital Humanities 2015 Annual Meeting.
  • “Building Bridges to — Where? The Phenomenology of Undergraduate. DH.” Co-presented with Katherine Faull. Innovations in Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Local, National, and International Training. 2015 Conference.
  • “Teaching DH in a Liberal Arts Context.” 2015 Joint ACH & Canadian DH Conference.
  • “Bringing Digital Tools into the Classroom: A Case Study Using the Map of Early Modern London.” Respondent. 2015 Modern Language Association Annual Meeting.


  • “Digital Learning in an Undergraduate Context: Promoting Long Term Student-Faculty (and Community) Collaboration in the Susquehanna Valley.” Co-presented with Katherine Faull. Digital Humanities 2014 Annual Meeting.
  • “What we make of Code: The Role of Programming in the Digital Humanities.” Poster co-presented with James O’Sullivan. Digital Humanities 2014 Annual Meeting.
  • “Mapping Toponyms in Early Modern Plays with MoEML and ISE.” Co-presented with Janelle Jenstad. Renaissance Society of America 2014 Annual Meeting.


  • “Visualization of Geospatial/Textual Relationships in King Henry VIII.” Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting. Toronto. March 2013.


  • “Tracing the Steps of Touring Actors: Using REED Records and GIS to Illuminate Sixteenth- Century Performance Practices.” Cincinnati, OH. Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. October 2012.
  • “Teaching Early Modern Popular Culture with Digital Editions.” Washington, DC. Renaissance Society of America conference. March 2012.


  • “‘didst thou neuer know Tarlton?’: Building a Better Digital Edition Through REED.” Toronto, CA. Envisioning REED Online conference. Records of Early English Drama. April 2011.


  • “Teaching in Real Time: The Benefits and Challenges of Incorporating Live Events into the Syllabus.” Atlanta, GA. Georgia Tech Writing and Communication Colloquium, November 2010. <>
  • “‘More matter, with lesse Art’?: Balancing the Values and Challenges of Teaching Drama in Second Life.” Chicago, IL. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, April 2010.


  • “‘What lack ye – what would ye have bought:‘ Ballads on Stage, Theatre in Ballads.” Toronto, Ontario. EMSS (Early Modern Studies Seminar – University of Toronto) Conference, May 2009.
  • “Resonance and Richard Tarlton in the 1630 Edition of The Honorable Historie of Frier Bacon and Frier Bungay”. Washington, D.C. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, April 2009.


  • “The Roman de la rose in Text and Image: a Multimedia Teaching and Research Tool”. Co-presented with Christine McWebb. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. CaSTA (Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis) Conference, October 2008.


  • “‘A WORK Worthy to be kept in Record and to bee communicated to Posterity’: Analyzing Image in Vicars and Jenner’s Parliamentary Newsbooks”. London, England. British Printed Images to 1700 Conference, July 2007.
  • “Faculty-Student Interaction in Graduate Student Professionalization”. Co-presented with Julia Mamolo. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference, May 2007.
  • “Making Knowledge Public: the MARGOT Website at Waterloo”. Co-presented with Christine McWebb and Delbert Russell. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. CSM (The Canadian Society of Medievalists) Conference, May 2007.

Workshops and Training:


  • “Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities.” Victoria, Vancouver. Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 2014.
  • “Digital Humanities Pedagogy.” St. Catherines, CA. DHSI@Congress, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, May 2014.


  • “Introducing Digital Pedagogy into the Humanities.” Portland, OR. Lewis & Clark College, August 2013.
  • “Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities.” Victoria, CA. Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 2013.


  • “Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities.” Victoria, CA. Digital Humanities Summer Institute, June 2012. Co-taught with Jentery Sayers and Katherine D. Harris.

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