"Women Theatre Managers." Chapter in Oxford University Press Handbook to the Georgian Playhouse, 1737-1832
. Eds. Julia Swindells and David Taylor. Oxford: Oxford UP. 2014.
“How and Why to Teach The History of Women’s Dramatic
Writing.” Essay in “Teaching Romantic Drama” special issue of Romantic Circles’ Pedagogy Commons. Ed.
Thomas C. Crochunis. 2011.
“Women Writers and Pre- and Post-Realist Dramaturgy: Silence,
Speech, and Trauma.” In Teaching British
Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. Eds. Bonnie
Nelson and Catherine Burroughs. New York: Modern Language Association. 2010.
"Teaching Romantic Theatre." In Teaching Romanticism. Eds. Sharon Ruston and David Higgins. London:
Palgrave Macmillan. 2010.
“Reworking Conferencing for More Effective Writing Feedback.” Classroom Notes Plus: A Quarterly of
Teaching Ideas. April 2009.
“Captain Barclay’s Performance: Decoding Pedestrianism in
Early-Nineteenth Century Britain.” In Spheres
of Action: Language, Performance, and Ethics in Romantic Culture. Eds.
Angela Esterhammer and Alex J. Dick. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
“A Personal Pedestrian History.” Proteus, A Journal of Ideas. Special issue on "Sports,
Exercise, and Recreation." 2008.
Review of The Mollusc
by H. H. Davies, Theatre Production by the Finborough Theatre Company, London. Theatre Journal. Performance Review
Editor Judith Sebesta. May 2008.
“Literary Homosociality and the Political Science of the
Actor’s Closet.” Special Issue: Papers and Responses from the Third Annual
Conference of the North American Victorian Studies Association. Victorian Studies 49.2 (Winter) 2007.
“Introduction: When Romanticism Met Theater.” Special Issue:
Romanticism and Theater. Nineteenth
Century Contexts 28.4 (December) 2006. 281-3.
“Visualizing Feminist Theatre Historiography on the Web.” In The Humanities and Visual Media. Ed. Kecia McBride. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2004.
“Women and Dramatic Writing in the British Romantic Era.” Literature Compass 1 (2004) RO 094, 1-11. [Online]. http://www.literature-compass.com/viewpoint.asp?section=7&ref=424“
“Joanna Baillie's Ambivalent Dramaturgy.” In Joanna Baillie, Romantic Dramatist: Critical Essays. Ed. Thomas C. Crochunis. London: Routledge, 2004. 168-186.
“Putting Plays (and More) in Cyberspace: An Overview of the British Women Playwrights around 1800 Project.” Co-authored essay (with Michael Eberle-Sinatra) in European Romantic Review. 14.1 (March 2003). Ed. Diane Long Hoeveler. 117-131.
“Writing Gothic Theatrical Spaces.” Gothic Studies 3.2 (2001) A special issue on Gothic Drama and Theatre. Ed. Jeffrey Cox. 156-69.
“Byronic Heroes and Acting: The Embodiment of Mental Theatre.” In Contemporary Studies on Lord Byron. Ed. William D. Brewer. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2001. 73-94.
“Performing the Wild: Rethinking Wilderness and Theatre Spaces.” Co-authored essay (with Adam Sweeting) in Beyond Nature Writing. Ed. Kathleen Wallace and Karla Armbruster. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2001. 325-40.
Authorial Performances in the Criticism and Theory of Romantic Women Playwrights.” In Women in British Romantic Theatre: Drama, Performance, and Society, 1790-1840. Ed. Catherine B. Burroughs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 223-54.
Select Conference Participation (in Humanities, Theatre History, Media Studies, Education):
Organizer and Presenter: “Transnational Lives in Contemporary Plays” at session “Expanding Horizons through International Stories.” NCTE Conference. National Harbor, MD, November 2014.
Siddons’ Management in Edinburgh.” World Congress of Scottish Literature.
Glasgow, Scotland. July 2014.
Presenter: “Beyond Solo Pedestrian Reading: Group Inquiry and the Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.” Roundtable Session: “The Intersection of Literacy, Sport, Culture, and Society.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.
Presenter: “(Re)Inventing Professional Development for Pre-Service Teachers: The Importance of Student Affiliates and Their Relationship to State Affiliates as Well as the NCTE.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.
Respondent: “The Future Is Now: Exploring 21st Century Teaching Ideas with the Next Generation of English Teachers.” NCTE Conference. Boston, MA. November 2013.
“Inheriting the National Stage:
Harriet Siddons in Edinburgh, 1811-1815.” Grant-funded workshop “1811-1815
Revisited: Four Years in and around Leigh Hunt and RobertSouthey.”
Montréal, Canada. September 2013.
Family Legends, the National Drama, and Management: Harriet Siddons in
Edinburgh.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Boston,
Massachusetts. August 2013.
Organizer and presenter: “Connecting Through Student
Affiliates to Ignite Campus Interest in Literature And Literacy.” NCTE
Conference. Las Vegas, NV. November 2012.
and presenter: “Connecting Through Student Affiliates to Ignite Campus Interest
in Literature And Literacy.” NCTE Conference. Las Vegas, NV. November 2012.
Peer reviewed.Organizer and presenter: “Literacy Sponsorship
Profiles: Encountering Students’ Changing Literacies.” PCTELA Conference. Lancaster,
PA. October 2012.
and presenter (with William Cowden and Joseph Shane): “Assessment in the Wild:
Evaluating Field-Based Practice in Ways that Enhance Student Learning.”
Inaugural Conference on Emerging and Innovative Teaching, Learning, and
Assessment Practices to Ensure Student Success. Shippensburg, PA, October 2012.
“Ex-Centric Performances: Women Entrepreneurs and the
Authorship of Theatre Institutions.” International Conference on Romanticism
conference. Montréal, Canada. November 2011.
Organizer and presenter: "Building Community through
Performance: Varieties of Performance-Based Teaching." PCTELA Conference.
Cranberry Township, PA, October 2011.
Organizer and presenter: “What Does It Take for Early-Career
Teachers to Write?” at session “Keeping Writing Alive as a Beginning Teacher.” NCTE
Conference. Orlando, FL, November 2010.
Organizer and presenter: “Literacy Sponsorship Profiles:
Encountering Students’ Changing Literacies.” PCTELA Conference. State College,
PA, October 2010.
“Field Work is Not a Course Release: Why and How We Need to Evaluate
Supervision of Student Teachers.” APSCUF/PSEA Conference. Harrisburg, PA,
“To Kill a Mockingbird
in the Secondary School Classroom.” 50th Anniversary Celebration of To
Kill a Mockingbird
. Shippensburg, PA.
“Women Englishing the German Stage: Inchbald and Plumptre’s
Translations of Kotzebue's Das Kind der Liebe.” Shippensburg University Modern Language Conference: Margins, Paths,
and Spaces. Shippensburg, PA. April 2010.
Organizer and presenter, “Teaching Multi-Cultural Literature.”
Shippensburg University Modern Language Conference: Margins, Paths, and Spaces.
Shippensburg, PA. April 2010.
“Joanna Baillie’s Witchcraft: From Hypermedia Documentation to
Classroom Use.” Presentation to the “Technologies, Media, and Representations
in Nineteenth-Century Britain and France” research group and the Fonds
québecois de recherché sur la société et culture (FQRSC) “Hypertext and
Performance” grant project. Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, December
Organizer of and presenter at classroom demonstration session,
“Using Performance Activities and Graphic Texts to Stimulate Student Reading
and Writing: Applying Cultural-Historical Activity Theory to Develop Literacy
Practices.” NCTE Conference. Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.
Organizer and panel chair, “Teacher Education across the
PASSHE System.” EAPSU Conference. Shippensburg, PA, October 2009.
“Working the Field: How We Misunderstand Supervision of
Student Teachers.” APSCUF-PSEA Conference on Academic Labor. Harrisburg, PA,
“What are Teachers’ Roles and Responsibilities in Assuring
That Our Students are Prepared?” Presentation at Pennsylvania School Board
Association “Symposium on Education Issues for School Board Members.” Gettysburg,
PA, July 2009.
“Performing Young Adult Literature: How to Coach Performance
Projects That Engage Readers.” PCTELA Conference. Lancaster, October 2008.
"The Scholarly Subject of Performance." Plenary
address at Second Workshop of the “Technologies, Media, and Representations in
Nineteenth-Century Britain and France” Research Group. Université de Montréal,
Canada, September 2008.
“There’s performance in my play text; drama, hypermedia, and
user engagement with digital texts.” Paper delivered at "Romantic
Diversity: 16th Annual North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
Conference. University of Toronto, Canada, August 2008.
Organizer of pre-conference theatre history workshop focusing
on the history of British provincial theatre from 1789-1832. Held in
conjunction with 2007 BARS/NASSR Conference, “Emancipation, Liberation,
Freedom.” Bristol, UK, July 2007.
“Women Playwrights and Dramatic Spaces: Locating Historical
Tragedy’s Venues and Politics,” BARS/NASSR Conference, “Emancipation, Liberation,
Freedom.” Bristol, UK, July 2007.
Panelist, "Action Research and the Compleat Teacher
Educator," NCTE Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennessee, November 2006.
"Homosociality and the Political Science of Acting,"
NASSR conference, “Scientia and Techne.” Lafayette, Indiana, September 2006.
“Frances Burney’s The Witlings: Post-Performance Remarks.” University of Massachusetts—Boston, May
“Pedestrianism as Performance; or How Qualitative Inquiry
Makes Sense of Captain Barclay's Quantitative Feats.” Romantic Literature and
Culture seminar, The Humanities Center at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,
“Evaluating Professional Learning Experiences in Education:
Testing Theory, Informing Practice.” American Evaluation Association, Atlanta,
GA, November, 2004.
Co-organizer and facilitator of “Drama and Theatre History, 1770-1840: The Import of
Romantic Drama,” a working-group conference held in conjunction with North
American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR) conference, “Romantic
Cosmopolitanism.” Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.
Moderator: Post-Reading Panel on Elizabeth Inchbald’s The
Massacre, NASSR conference, “Romantic
Cosmopolitanism.” Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.
Workshop Leader, “Elizabeth Inchbald’s The Massacre,” NASSR conference, “Romantic Cosmopolitanism.”
Boulder, Colorado, September 2004.