Speaking Engagements



“Frankenstein’s Grandmother: Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. A Female Literary Heritage

—Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.

“Mothers, Daughters, and Monsters: A Celebration of Mary Shelley”

—Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

“Looking for a Home: Anne Bradstreet and Puritanism.”

—Charlestown Historical Society, Charlestown, MA

“The Spawn of Frankenstein”

—Slate/New America, Washington D.C

“Hagar: The Founding Mother of Biblical Liberation Narratives.”

—Panel on Inter-religious Dialogue, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

“Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft”

—Chawton House, Hampshire, UK

“Female Agency in the Age of Casanova”

—Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA

Wollstonecraft Programme Lecture: “The Writing of Wollstonecraft’s Life”

—Blackheath Senior School, London, England

“Mary Shelly: Mother of the Monster”

—The Bakken Museum, Minneapolis, MN

“Mary Shelley and Her Mother” “Ipswich Reads One Book!”

—Ipswich Library

“Mary Wollstonecraft and Women’s Education”

—NEH seminar, The Philosophy of Education, Boston University

“Following the Shelleys”

—Panel on Writing and Travel, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA

“In Her Mother’s Footsteps: The Lives of Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft”

—Walter C. Schnackenberg Memorial Lecture, History Department, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma Washington

“A World Without Mothers: Mary Shelley and the Future of Technology”

—FutureTense/New America, sponsored by Arizona State University, Future Tense and Slate.org. Washington, D.C.

“Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley: A Feminist Legacy”

—The Cosmos Club, Washington D.C

“A Vindication of the Rights of Mary: Was Mary Wollstonecraft a Feminist?”

—Keynote address, Shelley/Frankenstein Conference, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth UK

“Writing Women’s Lives”

—Boston Book Festival

“Disruptions and Silences: On Reading Frankenstein

—Keynote address, University of Vermont, Honors College

“Secret Inner Worlds: Sarah and Hagar in Genesis”

—Panel on women, literature, and psychoanalytic theory, Sicily, Italy

“ ‘My Heart Rose Up’: Anne Bradstreet’s Humble Innovations and the Creation of a New World Identity”

—Radcliffe College, sponsored by the Dean’s office, Cambridge, MA

“Why Myth Matters: A Personal and Literary Look at the Story of Abraham, Sarah and Hagar”

—Middlebury College


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