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Papers and Presentations

Conference Papers
  • British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 39th Annual Conference, January 2010, convened at St Hugh's College, Oxford. "'Give thy thought no tongue': The friendship of John Byng and Edmund Malone during the Ireland Shakespeare forgery scandal of the 1790s". (shortlisted for the President's Prize)
  • Experiencing Texts: Reading, Speaking, and Listening in History, July 2009, Vanbrugh College, University of York. "Understanding the `Description-Passion' of John Byng Across Two Centuries".
  • Urban History Group Annual Conference, April 2009, convened at the University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands. "Dramatic Lighting: Electric Street Lighting and Civic Control in Late-Victorian St. Catharines, Ontario".
  • Travel Writing, Spirit of Self, and Discovery of Place, June 2008, Durrell School of Corfu, Corfu, Greece. "Books in Brooks and Sermons in Stones: The Travels of John Byng and Some Thoughts on Englishness in the Eighteenth Century".
  • Graduate History Conference, May 2007, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands. "An Introduction to John Byng".
  • Milton Plesur Conference 2006: Transcending Boundaries, Novel Approaches to History, April 2006, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York. "A Complicated Remembrance: A Case Study of the Historical Treatment of the First World War in Modern Children’s Non-fiction".
  • Tri-University Graduate Conference in History, November 2005, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. "Who Shall Remember? The Boer War and the Politics of Memory in St. Catharines, Ontario – final presentation".
  • Construction Sites: Building Histories; the First Annual Graduate History Symposium, February 2005, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. “Who Shall Remember? Unravelling the Politics of Memory in Early Twentieth Century St. Catharines, Ontario – preliminary findings".
Invited Talks
  • How to Get Your Research Noticed, April 2009, Institute of Advanced Study and University of Warwick Graduate School, University of Warwick. "How to be successful poster girls and boys".
Poster Presentations
  • University of Warwick Annual Postgraduate Research Poster Competition, May 2008, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands. "One House, Two Views". Winner - Arts Faculty Category
  • University of Warwick Annual Postgraduate Research Poster Competition, May 2007, University of Warwick, Coventry, West Midlands. "The Many Faces of Mr. Byng". Winner - Arts Faculty Category