“No Rhetoric without Relations: Feminism, Objects, and Freedom.” 2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference, Michigan State University. Forthcoming 1 October 2016.
“Consenting Objects” as part of the Sex, Consent, and Digital Disidentifications in Queer Media and Technologies panel, 2016 meeting of the Rhetoric Society of America, Atlanta, GA. May 2016. With Jonathan Alexander.
“Susan Miller and the Queer Subject of Composition” as part of the Legacy of Textual Carnivals panel, 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX. 7 April 2016.
Respondent, Calling You In: Queer Worldmaking and Rhetorical Action panel, 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Houston, TX. 7 April 2016.
“Re-Membering Lesbian Land” as part of the Archives and Digital Play panel. 2015 Biennial Feminism(s)/Rhetoric(s) Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. 28 Oct. 2015.
"Queer/ed Research: Play, Affect, and Disruption in the Burkean Parlor." Washington State University, Pullman, WA. 15 April 2015. Invited speaker.
“Risking Queer Research,” plenary at 2015 Research Network Forum of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. 18 March 2015. Invited speaker.
"Queering Pedagogy, Playing the Fool" as part of the Feeling the Fear, and Doing It Anyway: The Risks--and Affordances--of Failure panel. 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa, FL. 20 March 2015.
"Whitewashing, Flattening, and the (Im)Possibility of Collectivity." Landmark Lecture Series, San Diego State University. 26 February 2015. With Jonathan Alexander and David L. Wallace.
Techne. Multimedia installation for Computers & Writing 2014, Washington State University, 6 June 2014 (with Jonathan Alexander).
"Rhetoric, Rootstock, and Rhizomes: Writing a Feminist/Queer Life." Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. 25 October 2013.
"The Failure of Queer Pedagogy." Department of Women’s Studies Symposium on Queer Pedagogy, University of California, Irvine. 29 May 2013.
"Folding the Public Sphere: Queer (Re)Reading" as part of the Feeling Undisciplined: Reading Practices and Scholarly Work panel. 2013 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, NV. 14 March 2013.
"Writing Feminist/Queer Lives." Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. 5 November 2012. Invited speaker.
Constructing Queer Digital Spaces: An Overview, a History, a Future. 29-minute video screened at Computers & Writing 2012, North Carolina State University. 19 May 2012 (with Jonathan Alexander and Will Banks).
Queered: A Literacy Narrative. 17.5-minute video screened at Computers & Writing 2011, University of Michigan. 20 May 2011 (with Jonathan Alexander).
“Writing Lesbian to Feminist Composition: A Letter in Five Parts” as part of the Politicizing All Our Relations: Feminist Rhetorics, Contested Spaces panel. 2011 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, GA. 9 April 2011.
"Rhetoric, Writing, and Radical Feminism in the Late 1960s." Huntington Library Women's Studies Seminars. Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. 29 January 2011. Invited speaker.
“Queer Rhetorics and the (In)Visible Writing of Difference” as part of the Rhetoric Reloaded: Why We All Need Queer Theory panel, 2010 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY. 19 March 2010.
Viewmaster. Multimedia installation for Computers & Writing 2009, University of California, Davis, 2 June 2009 (with Jonathan Alexander).
“Delicious Moments in Queer Composition” as part of the Sex and Sensibility: The Queer Challenge to Composition Studies, 2009 Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco, CA. 12 March 2009.
“An Illegitimate Profession: How Composition Bastardizes New Media Scholarship” as part of the Technology and Composition: Implications for the Profession panel, 2008 Meeting of the Modern Language Association (MLA), San Francisco, CA. 28 Dec. 2008.
Multimedia[ted] [E]visceration: A Queer Critique. Multimedia installation for (1) Seventh Biennial Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. 16-18 Oct. 2008; and (2) Futures of Writing Conference, University of California, Irvine, 8 Nov. 2008 (with Jonathan Alexander).
“What’s Queer Got to Do with It?” roundtable. 2008 Conference on College Composition and Communication, New Orleans, LA. 2 April 2008 (with Jonathan Alexander, Michael Faris, Nels Highberg, and Gregory Zobel).
“Technologies of the Self: Toward a Post-Cyborgian Methodology of Understanding / Writing the Human.” Computers & Writing 2007, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. 18 May 2007 (with Jonathan Alexander).
“The Techne of Sexuality: Spectacle, Rhetoric, Desire,” as part of the Rhetoric, Embodiment, and the Ethics of Identity panel. 2007 Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY. 24 March 2007.
“Authorizing the Humanities: An Agenda for the Technological Human Body.” International Symposium on New Directions in the Humanities, Columbia University. 26 February 2007 (with Ellen M. Gil-Gómez).
“‘Come on in, the Water’s Fine’: Intimacy, Authority, and the Faculty Mentor,” as part of the In & Out Around the Profession roundtable. 2006 Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Montreal, Quebec. 1 April 2006.
“Rhetoric, Performance, and the Spectacular Lesbian.” Fifth Biennial Feminism(s)/ Rhetoric(s)Conference, Michigan Technological University. 6 October 2005. Invited speaker.
“Comptortionists: Mentoring and Disciplining the Untenured WPA,” as part of the Monster’s Ball: A New Generation’s Vision of Composition’s Future panel. 2004 Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Antonio, TX. 25 March 2004.
“Immaterial Rhetorics: Feminism’s Erasure of the F***ing Queer Body.” Fourth Biennial Feminism(s)/Rhetoric(s) Conference, Ohio State University. 25 October 2003.
“Cyberqueer Manifesto,” as part of the *sexuality/textuality/ writing*: Some Directions for Transforming Our Discipline panel. Computers & Writing Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 24 May 2003.
“‘Doctor No’: Transforming Authority and (Im)Possibilities in Cyberspace,” as part of the Theme for English Q: Technology, Sexuality, and (the Bonds of) Discourse panel. 2003 Conference on College Composition and Communication, New York City, NY. 20 March 2003.
“Guilty of Print? Pope, Montagu, and the Dangerous Association of Aesthetic and Legal Discourses.” Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association, Bellingham, WA. 9 Nov 2002.
“Narrative Revolutions: The Rhetoric of Consciousness-Raising in Second-Wave Feminism.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 15 June 2002.
“Class, Authorship, and Women’s Work in the Furies Collective (1970-1973),” as part of the Working Women, History, and the Rhetorics of Political Struggle panel. 2002 Conference on College Composition & Communication, Chicago, IL. 21 March 2002.3
“Queerness, Identity, and Composition Classrooms: A Workshop for Developing Strategy and Response.” 2002 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Chicago, IL. Sponsored by (and co-presented with members of) the CCCC LGBT Caucus. 20 March 2002.
“Representing the Other: Our Students, Our Writing Centers, Ourselves.” European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing/European Writing Center Association Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands. 18 June 2001.
“Radical Feminism and the Subject of Writing.” 2001 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Denver, CO. 15 March 2001.
“Teaching Intertextuality: Reflection and Resistance in Composition Classrooms.” Pedagogy in Practice: A Composition and Reading Conference at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. 6 May 2000.
“(Re)Writing Radical Women: Feminist Praxis and Temporary Textuality 1968/1998.” Second Biennial Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s) Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Oct 1999.
“Authorship, Ownership, and Ideology: William Wordsworth’s 1815 ‘Essay, Supplementary to the Preface.’” First Annual Interdisciplinary Studies Conference at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. 17 April 1999.
“Computer/Hero: ‘Literacy,’ Answerability, and the Good Cyber-Citizen.” Computers and Writing Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 22 May 1998.
“Print Culture, Technology, and Political Literacy in Eighteenth-Century England.” Southeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 6 March 1998.
“When Rhetorics Collide: Close Encounters with Wollstonecraft’s Vindication, Feminism, and Reason,” First Biennial Conference on Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s), Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 28 Aug 1997.
“A Vichian Vindication: Rescuing Wollstonecraft from the Discomfort of ‘Reason.’” 1997 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phoenix, AZ. 14 March 1997.
“Fetish, Foucault, and Acker: Docility and Resistance in Blood and Guts in High School,” International Conference on Despair and Desire, Atlanta, GA. 31 Oct 1996.
“Talking as Scholarship: Dialogue as Genre in Composition Journals,” 1992 Conference on College Composition and Communication, Cincinnati, OH. 20 March 1992.
Various presentations to CSUSB classes and campus functions on queer theory, gay marriage, hate crimes, and other LGBT issues.