“’I’ve Kissed You Through Two Centuries’: Love and History Among the Film Archives.” Keynote Speaker. Undergraduate Research Symposium. School of Theatre, Film & Television. Undergraduate Research Symposium. University of Arizona. April 13, 2017.
“Is Feminist the new F-Word? A Panel on Women in Media.” Panel Co-Chair. Kimb Massey, Lily Hills, Karen Hudson. San José State University, San José, CA. March 24, 2011.
“D.W. Griffith and Broken Blossoms (1919): Melodramas of Difference.” Asian-American Women in American Cinema seminar. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. October 27, 2006.
“Rewriting Desire from a Feminist Perspective: Classical Film Narrative and The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947).” International Symposium on Film/History/Feminism (co-panelists Vicki Callahan, Laura Mulvey, Janet Staiger, Patricia White), Language and Culture Center and the Department of Art Studies of the Faculty of Letters, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo. November 12, 2005.
“Stillness and the Moving Image in David Lean's Summertime, 1955.” The Image Knowledge Community International Conference. Venice, Italy. Paper presented October 31, 2017.
“The Women of Penny Dreadful: Gothic, Horror, and the Melodramatic Imagination.” Gothic Feminism Conference. The University of Kent, Canterbury, England. Paper presented May 2017.
“Home and Hybridity in Melodrama and Film Noir.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Chicago, IL. Paper presented March 26, 2017.
“’I’m Ready for My Close-Up’: Anglo-American Home-Front Films During World War II.” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Montreal, Québec. March 25-29, 2015.
“Exploring Limits: Melodrama's Bodies, Space, and Ethics.” Panel Chair, Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Montreal, Québec. March 25-29, 2015.
“Imag(in)ing World War II: Close-Ups and the Female Star in the 1940s Wartime Woman’s Film.” Paper presented at the Film & History Conference. Madison, WI. October 29-November 2, 2014.
“New Studies in Melodrama.” Panel Chair, Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Seattle, WA. March 19-23, 2014.
“Toward an Androgynous Spectatorship: Reevaluating Classical Hollywood Cinema via the 1940s Woman’s Film.” Paper presented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference. Seattle, WA. March 19-23, 2014.
“Real Space/Virtual Space: Venice, Narrative Architecture and Metaverse Building in Second Life.” Paper presented at the International Conference on the Constructed Image. In conjunction with the 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Venice, Italy. November 17-19, 2010.
“Think Globally, Act Locally: Implementing Global Citizenship at San José State University.” Paper presented at the Global Citizenship for the 21st Century conference. The International Center. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. November 15-16, 2009.