"Pretend-Preachers: Textual Authority vs. Criminal Conduct." Crime, Justice, and Cultures of Transgression in Early America, Conference of the Charles Brockden Brown Society, University of Nottingham, UK, November 14th, 2023.

with Elena Furlanetto, "[En]Closures: Spatial Confinement and Discursive Delineation in Early America." Panel at the annual conference of the German Association for American Studies, Rostock, June 2nd, 2023.

"Modern Chivalry, Knowledge Production, and the American Philosophical Society." Conference of the Network The Failure of Knowledge - Knowledges of Failure, Mannheim, May 6th, 2023.

"Film Serials and Detective Stories." Guest lecture in the class "Seriality and Popular Culture," taught by Maria Sulimma, University of Duisburg-Essen, April 20th, 2022. 

"Archives and Architectures in Philadelphia." Virtual Symposium of the "Mobile Archives Project," Society of Early Americanists, University of Hildesheim, University of Siegen, 10. November 2021.

"Making and Unmaking the Early Republic in Modern Chivalry." Biannual Conference of the European Association of American Studies (EAAS), Warschau and online , April 30th - May 2nd, 2021.

"Modernity and Popular Culture: American Film in the 1920s." Guest lecture in the class "American Modernism," taught by Regina Schober, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, December 2020.

"Film Serials/ Detective Serials.” Guest lecture in the class “Film Theory and Aesthetics,“ taught by Ilona Hongisto, as part of the Reamus+ Program, NTNU Trondheim, March 2020. 

“Imagined Communities, Seriality, and a Century of War on Screen.“ Guest lecture in the class “The Image in Society,“ taught by Guri Ellen Hanem, as a part of the Reamus+ Program, NTNU Trondheim, March 2020.

"Dichotomies of Seeing and Being Seen in the Later Pearl White Serials." Presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Seattle, USA. 13.-17. March 2019.

"Writing Democracy: Book Culture, the Picaresque, and the Archive in the Early Republic." Summer School Questions of the Archive, Florida International University and FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Miami, 2.-10. Juni 2018.

"Pennsylvania and the Novel as Sites of Encounter in Hugh Henry Brackenridge's Modern Chivalry (1792-1815)." Lecture as part of the Survey Lecture Series Sites of Encounter: Boundaries, Liminalities, and their Media. Oldenburg, 5. December 2017.

"Modern Chivalry, Pennsylvania, and the Literal and Literary Contact Zones of the Early Republic." Presentation at the Postgraduate-Conference of the German Association of American Studies, Topic: Shifting Paradigms in the Age of Trump? Current Perspectives on Doing American Studies, Berlin, 9.-11. November 2017. 

"Games, Machines, and Maps: Linear Episodicity and Serial Sprawl in the James Bond Films." Presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, USA. 22.-26. March 2017.

with Felix Brinker. "Opening Gambits: Staging Comics and Television in Serial Film: 1936-2008." Presentation at the conference: Cinema & Seriality (SERCIA, Society for the study of english-speaking Cinema). Paris, 8.-10. September 2016.

"Presentational Storytelling and Cinematic Literacy in Film Serials of the Silent and Sound Eras." Presentation at the Workshop American Media/Knowledge at the turn of the 20th century. John F. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universität Berlin, 13.-14. July 2016.

"Flashes of Light(n)ing: The Power God (1925) and the Aesthetic of Electricity." Presentation at the Conference: Managing Mass Culture: Serialization, Standardization, and Modernity, 1880-1940. Leibniz University Hannover, 23.-25. April 2015. 

"Meta-Serial Moments: Reflections on Repetition in Film Serials Between 1915 and the Early 1920s." Presentation at the Conference Serialities 1915/2015. University of California, Berkeley, 25.-27. February 2015. 

"Negotiating Trust and Surveillance in the Film Serial The Exploits of Elaine (1915)." Presentation at the conference Trust Issues der Graduate School of North American Studies at the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie University Berlin, 9-10. May 2014. 

"Scientific Devices, Narrative, and Detection in the Film Serial The Exploits of Elaine (Pathe, 1915)." Presentation at the annual conference of the Northeastern Modern Language Association, Harrisburg, USA, 3.-6. April 2014. 

"Structuring Serial Worlds: New and Fictional Media in Film Serials of the 1910s." Presentation at the annual conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Seattle, USA, 19.-23. März 2014. 

"Film Serials: A Historical Sketch from the Teens to the Thirties." Presentation at the Lakeside Chautauqua Association, Ohio, USA, 13. August 2013.

"Facilitating Media Change: The Operational Aesthetic as a Receptive Mode." Presentation as part of the symposium Imagining Media Change, Leibniz University Hannover, 13. June 2013. 

"Zur Handschrift in Hollywood - Technischer Fortschritt, Medienkonkurrenz und Authentizität," Presentation at the conference: Diesseits des Virtuellen - Handschriften im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert, Universität Tübingen, 5.-7. October 2012.

"Mapping the Ends of Human Sense Perception:. A Response to Mark Hansen," Presentation at a workshop with Mark B. N. Hansen, American Studies, Leibniz University Hannover, 6. July 2012.