• Committee for Early Modern Studies, Pennsylvania State University, March 28, 2017
  • “‘When I Was Struck’: Early Modern Siege Coins as Narrators of Emergency,” Objects of War Workshop, Nachwuchsforschergruppe “Vormoderne Objekte. Eine Archäologie der Erfahrung,” Munich, December 12–13, 2016
  • World Art Research Seminar, University of East Anglia, December 7, 2016
  • “On the Inception of Auricular Ornament: Paulus van Vianen’s Metamorphic Bodies and the Fleshy Frame,” Auricular Style: Frames, London, October 5–6, 2016


  • “Liquidation and the Artist in the Age of Metallic Currency,” Art and the Monetary Symposium, Columbia University Society of Fellows, May 14, 2016
  • “TVRCK BELEGERT WIEN: Numismatic Souvenirs of the Siege of Vienna, 1529,” in the session “Souvenirs of the Siege of Vienna, 1529/936,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Boston, March 31–April 2, 2016
  • “The Word Made Flesh, The Coin Made Paper: Conversions of the Numismatic Artifact, Münster 1534 and After,” Le Séminaire des nouveaux modernes, Montreal, January 29, 2016
  • “Auricular Ornament, Ovidian Metamorphosis, and the Transformational Potential of Silver, c. 1600,” The Early Modern World: Works in Progress Series, McGill University, Fall 2015″
  • “Meltdown: Value and the Fusibility of Precious Metal Objects, c. 1480–1536,” Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, May 21, 2015, 3 pm
  • Early Modern Siege Coinage: Origins and After-Lives,” in the session “The Extended Narrative of the Object II,” Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference, Berlin, March 27, 2015, 3-4:30 pm
  • “Equivalence: Acts of Weighing in the Renaissance,” in the session, “The Double-Sided Object in Renaissance Art,” College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, February 11-14, 2015
  • “Flux: On Silver and Time,” Bard Graduate Center Seminar Series, New York, October 8, 2013″
  • “The Inventory as Negative Description,” College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, February 14, 2013
  • “Prototype? Record? Object-Engravings c. 1480,” Visual Acuity and the Arts of Communication in Early Modern Germany, Frühe Neuzeit Interdisziplinär Conference, Duke University, March 29-31, 2012
  • Session Organizer, with Aaron Hyman, “Exposing the Male Nude in Western European Art, 1430-1640,” Renaissance Society of America Conference, Washington, DC, March 22-24, 2012
  • “Flesh and Ornament in Some Early Modern Anatomical Frontispieces,” ‘The Baroque Page,’ Yale University, April 29-30, 2011
  • “Comparative Anatomies and Auricular Ornament,” Panel on ‘Physiognomy, Disfigurement, and the Early Modern Grotesque,’ Renaissance Society of America Conference, Montreal, March 24-26, 2011
  • “The Case of the Case in the Study of Material Culture: On Some Early Modern Etuis,” ‘Objecting: New Questions & Directions in Material and Cultural Historical Work’ Symposium, Macmillan Center, Yale University, September 24-25, 2010
  • “Readings and Misreadings: The William Morris Circle and ‘The Prioress’s Tale Wardrobe,’” Symposium on the History of Art, The Frick Collection and the Institute of Fine Art, New York, April 11, 2008