Recent conference presentations
"Polite, Queer, Taste"
Politeness and Prurience
University of Edinburgh, U.K., 2-3 September 2013
"Archaeology and Affect: Practicing Portraits in Rome"
Nordic Conference for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Oslo, Norway, 28-31 August 2013
"Dangerous Admiration: Sculpture and Desire on the Grand Tour"
Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality, History
University of Exeter, U.K., 26-27 April 2012
"Shadow Play: Ingres, Sculpture, and Spectacle"
Art and Life: Cultural Practices of Animation in the Eighteenth Century
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, TX, 22-25 March 2012
Colloquium CCXLI Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2011
Academic symposia/sessions organized
Materials, Artistic Process, and Meaning in the Eighteenth Century
Session co-chair (with Douglas Fordham, University of Virginia)
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Williamsburg, VA, 20-22 March 2014
Beyond the Paragone
Session co-chair (with Laura Weigert, Rutgers University), Jacqueline Lichtenstein, Respondent
College Art Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, 2013
Transatlantic Illuminations: A Symposium in Honor of S. Hollis Clayson
Conference co-organizer (with Hector Reyes, UCLA)
Art Institute of Chicago, 23 October 2010
The Grand Tour at a Crossroads?
Panel co-chair (with Douglas Fordham, University of Virginia)
Association of Art Historians, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, April 2009