La nation qui fait rire: Le festival Juste pour Rire et la production de l’humour canadienne. Présentation invitée dans le cadre des Soirées conférences, Université Sainte-Anne, Pointe-de-l’Église NÉ, 2010.
Funny – But is it (English) Canadian: CBC variety comedy and the nation-building project.” Guest speaker presented as part of the Cultural Studies Lab Series in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, 2008.
Humour and the negotiation of national identity. Conference paper presented at Cyfrwng 2011: International Conference on Media and Culture in Small Nations, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff Wales, 2011.
The cultural critique of gender parody in Canadian sketch comedy. Conference paper presented at Comedy and Conflict: 5th Annual International Comedy Conference, University of Salford, Manchester, UK, 2011.
Cultural policy and the urban carnival industry. Conference paper presented at the Canadian Communication Association, Concordia University, Montréal QC, 2010.
Methodology of a bird course: Thinking about pop culture. Conference paper presented at TransCanada3: Literature, Institutions, Citizenship, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB, 2009.
Just for Laughs: Selling laughter at the intersections of nations, media and industry. Conference paper presented at the Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, Carleton University, Ottawa ON, 2009.
Thomson Highway: parody, exploitation, and the Native celebrity author. Conference paper presented at Canadian Association of Cultural Studies Annual Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, 2007.
The Aristocrats!: Comedy, grotesqueries and political inversions of the masculine code. Conference paper presented at the Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon SK, 2007.
Play like girls!: Hockey, Team Canada and the crisis of masculinity. Conference paper presented at Canada and the League of Nations, Victoria BC, 2007.
Culture jamming and democracy in the mainstream media. Conference paper presented at Studies in Political Economy Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto ON.
Irony, parody, and popular culture: Identity politics in the sketch comedy work of Scott Thompson. Conference paper presented at Queer Communities & Controversies Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto ON.
Case studies and mixed methodologies: Applying method to the study of cultural events. Guest lecture in the Department of Sociology (SOC210) at Queen’s University, Kinston ON, 2010.
Comedy and popular media in Canada. Guest lecture in the School of Communication (CMNS 304) at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby BC, 2009.