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"Pierre Boulez Conducts the New York Philharmonic." Late Modernism and Expatriatism Symposium, Boston College, October, 2017.


"Every Play Ever Written." American Society for Theatre Research, November, 2017.


"The Body of Jesus Christ Superstar." Law & Society, June, 2017.


"Broadway Real Estate and Economic Complexity in the Theater." American Society for Theatre Research, November 4, 2016.


"Plays, Musical and Non-Musical." Song, Stage, and Screen IX, June 27-30, 2016.


"Average Broadway." American Society for Theatre Research, November 6, 2015.


"Copyright and Music." International Society for Music Librarians, June, 2015.


"Digital Theater History." Tufts Drama Graduate Colloquium, April 22, 2015.


"Rules of the Theater: Contracts between Actors and Managers in the Nineteenth Century." Cultural Brokers: Nomenclature, Knowledge and Negotiations of (Performance) Agents, Managers and Impresarios (1850-1930), Center for Advanced Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, October 16-17, 2014.


"The Seasonable Stage." Time as Actor Working Group, American Society for Theatre Research, November, 2014.


Desire for Narrative in Law and Literature (panel co-organizer). Modern Language Association, Vancouver, January, 2015.


"Visualizing Broadway: A Project in the Digital Humanities." Digital Humanities Working Group, International Federation for Theatre Research, Warwick, England, July 31, 2014.


"Graphs, Maps, Trees and Theater History." Harvard University Information Technology Summit, Cambridge, June 5, 2014.


"A Pre-History of Performing Rights." Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop, Los Angeles, June 9, 2014.


"Graphs, Maps, Trees and Theater History." Drama Graduate Colloquium, Harvard University, March 26, 2014.


"Copyright Law and the Aesthetics of Competition in Jones v. Thorne (1843)." C19: Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, Chapel Hill, March 14, 2014. (Also panel co-organizer.)


"The 'Memory Doctrine' and the Law as a Model Public Domain." Public Domains: Print and the Commons in the 19th-Century U.S. (Seminar Discussant), C19, March 13, 2014.


"On Bow and Exit Music." New Faculty Lunch, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University, February 6, 2014.


"Theater History and the Industrial Avant-Garde." Principles of Cultural Dynamics, Dahlem Humanities Center, Freie Universität Berlin, January 24, 2014.


"The Salve of Duty: Global Theater at American Borders, 1875-1900." Nineteenth-Century Global Theatre Working Group, American Society for Theatre Research, November 8, 2013.


"Sex for Sale?: Desirable Bodies in US Performing Rights Litigation, 1856-1911." Princeton American Studies Graduate Conference, Princeton, April 26-27, 2013.


"On Bow and Exit Music." Towards a History of Sound in Theatre (from the 19th to the 21st Century): Acoustics and Auralities, Montréal, November 21-25, 2012.


"The Trials of Jesus Christ Superstar." Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Washington, D.C., August 2-5, 2012.


"Performative Performances: A History and Theory of the 'Copyright Performance.'" Performance Studies international #18, Leeds, June 27-July 1, 2012.


"Copyright Law’s Absolute Music and the Impossibility of Absolute Musicology." American Musicological Society, November 10-13, 2011.


"The 11:30 Number: Applauding the Musical’s Musical Curtain Call." Association for Theatre in Higher Education, August 11-14, 2011.


"Voice in Theory/Voice in Practice." Seminar Discussant, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, August 11-14, 2011.


"Variations on 'Do Re Mi'; or, An Absolute Music Lesson." Song, Stage & Screen, Kansas City, June 19-22, 2011.


"Polyvocally Perverse: Stephen DeRosa's 'The Baseball Game' and the Pleasures of Singing Along." Song, Stage & Screen, Winchester, England, September 2-5, 2010.


"Polyvocally Perverse: Stephen DeRosa's 'The Baseball Game' and the Pleasures of Singing Along." Harvard Graduate Music Forum, Cambridge, February 28, 2010.


"'Far from the Home I Love': Tradition and Diaspora in Fiddler on the Roof." Song, Stage & Screen, College Park, MD, September 2-5, 2009.