Papers presented

  • “Addressing the Posthuman” (The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject, University of Surrey, July 2010).
  • “Postmodernism, Postsecularism, Posthumanism” (Post-secular Britain? Universität Oldenburg, November 2008).
  • “What is a posthumanist reading?” (with Ivan Callus, Is There a Human in This Text: Rethinking Literature and Humanism, Leicester, July 2008).
  • “Resistance, Relevance and Restance in Theory” (with Ivan Callus, The Relevance of Theory, Université Paris X Nanterre, June 2008).
  • “Re-mediating Criticism: The Fortunes of the Letter in the Digital Age” (with Ivan Callus), Re-mediating Literature (Utrecht, July 2007).
  • “The Grammar of Deconstruction” (with Ivan Callus), Counter-Movements: Institutions of Difference (Portsmouth, July 2006).
  • “Critical Posthumanisms, or Techne and the Inventio of Poststructuralism” (with Ivan Callus), Close Encounters – SLSA European Conference (University of Amsterdam, June 2006).
  • “Critical Posthumanisms, Or, Techne and the Inventio of Poststructuralism”, with Ivan Callus, SLSA – Emergent Systems, Cognitive Environments (Chicago, November 2005).
  • “Auto/bi/o/graphy”, Fiction and Autobiography (Salzburg, October 2004).
  • Rigor theoriae – Post/Theory, Culture, Criticism”, Où va la théorie? Whither Theory? (Paris: Nanterre, June 2003).
  • “The Stranger as Go-Between in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice”, Renaissance Go-Betweens: Cultural Exchange in Early Modern Europe (University of Munich, Shakespeare Library, July 2002).
  • “Auto/Bio/Graphy – Accommodating the Other: Khatibi ‘avec’ Derrida”, Translating Class, Altering Hospitality (University of Leeds, CATH, June 2002).
  • “Objectless Subjects and Subjectless Objects: Posthumanism, Politics and Ethics in The Matrix”, Ethics and Politics: The Work of Alain Badiou (Cardiff University, May 2002).
  • “The Translation of Theory”, Post-Theory: Politics, Economics and Culture (De Montfort University, Leicester, September 2001).
  • “Nice Work Sisters? Masculinity in the Work of Irvine Welsh and New Labour”, Tenth British Cultural Studies Conference (Universität Potsdam, November 1999).
  • “A Politics of the Other? Alterity and Alteration”, Deconstruction Reading Politics (Staffordshire University, July 1999).
  • “L’Histoire de Durrell”, Colloque pour l’inauguration de la Bibliothèque Lawrence Durrell (Paris, Nanterre, October 1997).
  • “Cosmopolitanism and (E)Urope: Translating the Other”, Britons and Germans: Stereotypes at Work — Briten und Deutsche: Stereotypen in Aktion (Cardiff, September 1997).
  • “Difference and Alterity: Found in Translation, or Why Bilinguals Must Translate”, Translation and Power (University of Warwick, July 1997).
  • “Lawrence Durrell and the Canon: Receiving The Avignon Quintet”, On Miracle Ground IX: The International Lawrence Durrell Conference (Alexandria, June 1996).
  • “Modernism, Postmodernism and the Question of History”, History in Literature/Literature in History (Cheltenham and Gloucester, College of Higher Education, April 1996).
  • “Subject to Silence: Lawrence Durrell’s Artist as Autist”, (Postgraduate Conference, University of Wales, Gregynog, March 1996).