“A Canadian Feminist in Washington.” Hook and Eye. Link here. January 2017. 

“Undutiful Daughters: Growing up in feminism and psychoanalysis.” Journal of Psychoanalysis and Culture. January 2016.

“Claiming My Woundedness: Wounded Women; or, Women’s Wounds.” Theory Boner: Feminist Manifesto (Issue 2). November 2015.

“‘There’s No Crying in Academia’: Acknowledging Emotional Labour in the Academy.” Hook and Eye. October 21st 2015. Link here. Cross-posted on the blog for Gender and Society. October 27th 2015. Link here.

Public Speaking: 

“The Feminist Act of Resituating.” Koffler Salon: Pushing Back. Koffler Centre of the Arts. February 6, 2017. 


“That Time I Lost My Virginity – And It Wasn’t Consensual.” Raconteurs Storytelling: TEENS. August 10, 2016. Watch the YouTube video soon!

“Hideous Friendships; Or a Girl’s Relationship with her Bestie.” “Girl Crush: Conversaitons about Female Friendship.” Girl Talks: A Speaker Series. February 10, 2016.

“Body Policing, Gender, and Tattoos.” Raconteurs Storytelling: BODIES. August 5, 2015. Watch the YouTube video here.

“Never Give (It) Up.” Presented at: Learnt Wisdom: An Under the Grid Lecture Series. September 30, 2014.

Academic Talks: 

“Ambivalent Feelings, Ambivalent Sex: Cumming of Age in Phoebe Gloeckner’s Diary of a Teenage Girl.” Presented at: The Sex Salon. October 2016. 

“There’s No Crying in Academia: The Role of Emotional Labour within the Academy.” Presented at: Graduate English Association Health and Wellness Symposium. The University of Toronto. November 2016. 

“Ugly Sex & Flat Affect: Cumming of Age in Marie Calloway’s what purpose did i serve in your life.” Presented at: LACK Inaugural Conference. April 2016. 

“Feelings, Oh So Many Feelings: Teen Girls, Affect, and Rookie Magazine.” Presented at: Affect: Memory, Aesthetics, and Ethics Conference. September 2015.

“Undutiful Daughters: Bad Feminists and Bad Feminism.” Presented at: The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society. October 2014

“From Hysteria to Hideosity: Excess, Feminine Sexuality, and Adolescence in Contemporary American Culture.” Presented at: The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society. October 2014

“Cruel to be Kind: Violence, Self-Interest, and Thinking of the Other.” Presented at: The American Comparative Literature Association. March 2014.

“When Joy Becomes Jouissance: Lana Del Rey, Death Drive, and the American Dream.” Presented at: The 24th Annual Conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. February 2014

“Changing Bodies and New Subjectivities: Trauma, Intimacy, and Michael Lucid’s ‘Dirty Girls.’” Presented at: The Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society. November 2013.

For my full CV, please go here.


Fresh Collective “Style Profile: Teacher Edition.” September 6th, 2016.

GUTS Magazine “Our Sunday Links.” October 25th 2015.

GUTS Magazine “Our Sunday Links.” September 27th 2015.

GUTS Magazine “Our Sunday Links.” August 16th 2015.