“Snapshots of Hockey's Arena: 1953 and 2013". Visioning and Re-Visioning Hockey's Arena. University of Western Ontario. London,
“Hogarth, Spectatorship and the Jacobite Executions". Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Annual Meeting. Edmonton,
“The Literature on Hockey's 'Bad Boys'”. Constructing the Hockey Family. Putting It on the Ice III: St. Mary's
University, Homberg Centre for Wellness and Sport. Halifax, July 14, 2012.
“Another English Translation of The Memoirs of the Chevalier de Johnstone and Why Should Anyone Care?”
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Annual Meeting. Hamilton, October 2011.
- “’A Dialogue betwixt General Wolfe, and the Marquis Montcalm, in the Elysian
Fields’: Lucianic Satire or British Propaganda?” Canadian Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Annual Conference. Ottawa, Ontario. November 7, 2009.
- "A Commemorative Lecture on David Foster Wallace," Halifax Public Library.
September 15, 2009.
- “A Representation of Collage Before Collage? The Great Trompe-l'Oeil or Medley
Print.” The Great Mirror of Folly: Finance, Culture, and the Bubbles of 1720.
Beinecke Library and Yale School of Management. April 17-19, 2008.
- “Intertextuality and Commemoration: Bubble Prints and Playing Cards.” American Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon. March 27-30, 2008.
- “The Practice and Function of Hockey Photography, 1945-55.” Canada and the League of
Hockey Nations Conference. University of Victoria. April 19-21, 2007.
- "Thomas Bowles' Commemorative Prints and Playing-Cards: Popular Art and the South Sea
Bubble," Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Fredericton Conference,
September 30, 2005; also the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
Trois-Rivieres Conference, October 20, 2005.
- "David Foster Wallace and Writing Tennis: Game, Set, Match." Sports Literature
Association. 22nd Annual Conference. Iowa State University. June 23,
- "EndNote and HIP (Hockey in Print): Establishing and Maintaining an Interactive,
Annotated Online Bibliography." ACCUTE/COCH Joint Session.
University of Manitoba. May 30, 2004.
- "Women's Hockey in Print (WHIP): A Literature Review."
Women's Hockey: Gender Issues On and Off the Ice.
Gorsebrook Research Institute / Centre for the Study of Sport. Saint Mary's
University. March 28, 2004.
- "Abduction to America: Peter Williamson, Lord Annesley and the English Novel."
Eighteenth Annual DeBartolo Conference. University of South Florida.
February 19, 2004.
- "The Sports/Hockey Raconteur: Telling the Story of Eddie Shore and the Springfield
Indians." Sports Literature Association, Annual Conference, Springfield College, 2003.
- "Fictionalizing America: Curious and Capital Speculations," Northeast American
Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Halifax Conference, November 2001.
- "The Origin, Idealization and Romance of the North American Indigene," Canadian
Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
- "To Play or Not to Play: Gerry Mcneil and the 1953 NHL Playoffs," Putting it on Ice,
Gorsebrook Research Institute Conference . St. Mary's University, October 2001.
- "An Interdisciplinary Reading/Viewing: Thomas Bowles' Medley Prints of the 1720
Bubbles," ACCUTE, Edmonton Conference, May 26, 2000.
- "In the Wake of Crusoe: The Multifarious Narratives in Rufus Chetwood's
Travel Novels of the 1720s," International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies,
Dublin Conference, July 1999.
- "The Chetwoods in Ireland: A Theatrical Family," International Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies, Dublin Conference, July 1999.
- "Laguerre's Scenes of the Battle of Blenheim: Official Decoration and the Popular Press,
" Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Annual Conference, September 1998.
- - "Critical Awareness and the Theatricality of Hockey," Invited Lecture and Panel
Discussion, Kamloops Art Gallery, October 3, 1998. [invited]
- "The Interactive Web We Weave," ISETA (International
Society for Exploring Teaching Alternatives), with Jason Merry, October 1997.
- "William III and the Spectacle of War," Purcell Symposium: A Tercentenary Festival,
King's College University, Halifax, November 1995.
Updated: 2 September 2016.
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