Conference Papers and Presentations
“From the Great Depression to the Big Recession: Text in American Photography.” The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting. Utrecht, the Netherlands, July 8, 2017.
“Spirituality and Solitude in Paul Madonna’s All Over Coffee.” Comics and the Sacred symposium, Haverford College, May 6, 2016.
“Photography and Holocaust Memory in Israeli Graphic Novels.” Campus job talk, Binghamton University, December 8, 2015.
“Of Mice and Walls: Representations of the Holocaust and the Berlin Wall in Comics.” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention. New Brunswick, April 7, 2011.
“Fraternity of Metaphors: Rancière, Sebald and the Novelistic Democracy.” The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana, April 4, 2010.
“Zionism, Post-Zionism, or Neo-Zionism? Ideological Visions in the Works of Michal Govrin and Ronit Matalon” (a joint presentation with Prof. Lital Levy, Princeton University). Zionism at the Turn of 21st Century: Historical Perspectives, Future Prospects. Princeton University, October 25, 2009.
“A Third World, an Obscure Twilight Zone: The Role of Photographs in Ronit Matalon’s The One Facing Us.” The International Annual Conference of the National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH). London, July 9, 2009 (in Hebrew).
Organizer and chair of panel entitled: “The Future of Text and Image.” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention. Boston, February 28, 2009.
“Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or, There Must Be a Picturebook for Adults.” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention. Baltimore, March 3, 2007.
“Put Me in the Zoo: The Absence of Captivity in the Depiction of the Zoo in Texts for Children.” Contours of Captivity: Resignifying Expressions of Power – the 6th Annual University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference. Florida, November 3, 2006.