Invited Academic Presentations


May 2021

GGDSD College

"Ethnicizing Shakespearean Tragedy on Film"
Unravelling the Bard from Global Perspectives
Chandigarh, India

October 2020

Newberry Library

"Teaching Intersectionality"
Lecture and Discussion, Newberry Teachers' Consortium (NTC)
Chicago, IL

January 2019

Florida State University

“Myth, Masculinity, and the Morality Play: Cleopatra in the Spanish Golden Age”
Department of English
Tallahassee, FL

April 2018

Texas A&M - San Antonio

“‘Hear All, All See’: Aural and Visual Dramaturgies of Latinx Romeo and Juliet(a)"
Keynote, Latinx Shakespeare Symposium
San Antonio, TX

March 2018

University of Michigan

“‘Let’s Talk about Sex’ But Not See It: American Shakespeares in the Cultural Olympiad”
Keynote, Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture: Early Modern Colloquium Graduate Conference
Ann Arbor, MI

April 2017

University of Texas, El Paso

“Shakespeare and Latinidad: A Performance History”
Department of English
El Paso, TX

February 2017

University of Michigan

“Shakespeare and Hip-Hop: Seeing and Hearing Race in Othello: The Remix"
IDEA and the Early Modern Colloquium
Ann Arbor, MI

January 2017


Romeo and Juliet in Spanish Language & Performance Traditions"

Shakespeare, Philosophy, Performance, Conference 2: Cut Him Out in Little Stars: Romeo and Juliet in Diaspora

Los Angeles, CA

October 2016

Florida International University

“Shakespearean Englishes for Today’s Classroom”
Teaching Shakespeare within Diverse Communities
Miami, FL

February 2016

Florida International University

“Ad-rap-tation and Aural Otherness: Shakespeare across the Language Divide”
Shakespeare across the Divide
Miami, FL

November 2015

Whittier College

“The Untold History of Latinos and Shakespearean Performance in the United States"
Department of English
Whittier, CA

February 2014

St. Louis University,
Madrid Campus

“Homosocial and Paternal Bonds in The Merchant of Venice"
Department of English
Madrid, Spain

February 2014

Queen's University, Belfast

“Identity and Language Politics Today for U.S. Latinos”
Department of Hispanic Studies
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Conference Plenaries and Curated Panels

Shakespeare's Globe

December 2021

"The Island Belongs to Sycorax: Decolonial Feminist Storytelling and The Tempest"

Women and Power Symposium

Shakespeare's Globe, London (virtual)


November 2021

“Staging Shakespeare for a Borderlands Epistemology”
Curated Panel, American Society for Theatre Research
New Orleans, November 2020, cancelled due to Covid-19, now San Diego, November 2021


April 2015

“From West Side Story to Hamlet, Prince of Cuba: Shakespeare & Latinidad in the United States”
NextGenPlen (early-career plenary)
Shakespeare Association of America, Vancouver


July 2013

“Shakespeare and Latinidad: Constructing Cultural Difference through Translation/Adaptation”
Translation, Adaptation, and Dramaturgy General Panel
International Federation for Theatre Research, Barcelona


Webinars and Conversations

2022: University at Buffalo, Twelfth Night

Invited Panelist, The Mirror and the Veil

2021: Diversifying the Classics and UCI New Swan Shakespeare Center

Invited Panelist, "Romeo & Julietas: All Alike in Dignity"

2021: "Virtually Everything," Folger Shakespeare Library

Featured Guest, "Intracultural Theatre"