Recent Talks & Conferences
21-24 March 2019
Universität Potsdam, German National Research Council,
Research Group on Theme Park Studies
"Key Concepts in Theme Park Studies: Imperial Simulations"
14 January 2019
Stanford University, Division of Literatures, Cultures, & Languages
"Discourse Disrupted: Mobility and Stereotype in Italian Colonial and Postcolonial Literature"
2 March 2018
University of California, Berkeley, Tourism Studies Working Group
"Weaponized Mobility: Notes on the Camp"
4-7 July 2017
Université de Paris, Sorbonne
Architecture & Tourism: Fictions, Simulacra, and Virtualities International Conference
"The City of Lights in the City of Signs: Paris Las Vegas"
Upcoming Lectures & Events
19-22 September 2019
The Nantucket Project, Nantucket, MA
24 October 2019
"The Island in the Middle Sea: Lampedusa, Migration, and the Ripple Effects of Empire"
1-2 November 2019
IDEA Boston Book Festival, Boston, MA
Book Launch & Panel Discussion
4 November 2019
Department of Italian Studies, New York, NY
7 November 2019
Hawk 'N' Dove Bar & Restaurant, Washington DC
Book Launch & Charity Fundraiser
A view into the male sector through glass shattered during a riot at the Ponte Galeria migrant detention center outside Rome. Read more on daily life in the center in the upcoming book, Empire's Mobius Strip.