Presentations “‘The Resort That Shame Forgot’: Junot Díaz and the Changing Landscape of La Romana.” MELUS 2013 Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “An Alternative Corporate Genealogy in Junot Díaz’s Short Fiction.” Comparative Ethnic and Postcolonial Studies (CEPS) 2013 speaker series. Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. “The Management of Animal Life in Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Fiction.” MMLA 2012 Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio. “Public Space and Protest: The Homeless Community in Karen Tei Yamshita’s Tropic of Orange.” 2012 Graduate Student Conference, Department of English, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. “An Ecofeminist Troubling of Nature and Culture in Moby-Dick.” ASLE 2011 Conference, Bloomington, Indiana.