"Medievalism, Orientalism, Capitalism," co-chairing a session at the International Congress on Medieval Studies with Jennifer Borland, sponsored by the Material Collective, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-14, 2022.
"Dismantling the Patriarchal Canon: Foregrounding Women as Artists and Patrons through Digital Art History," co-chairing a session at the College Art Association annual conference with Tracy Chapman Hamilton and Dana Hogan, sponsored by the Digital Art History Society, Chicago, Illinois, February 16-19, 2022.
“Evoking Medieval Islam at Shangri La: Doris Duke’s Art Collection and Home in Hawaiʻi” College Art Association annual conference, Chicago, Illinois, February, 14 2020.
“Revealing Medieval Women’s Social Networks by Mapping Their International Gifts of Art” International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2018.
“The Art of Medieval Women” in the student symposium “In the Margins,” hosted by the CSULB Medieval and Renaissance Student Association, April 20, 2018.
“Doris Duke and Mary Crane: Building an Islamic Art Collection” Invited lecture in the symposium, “Collecting Paradise: The History and Preservation of Doris Duke’s Islamic Art Collections” at Doris Duke’s Rhode Island home, Rough Point, Newport, Rhode Island, Oct. 26, 2016.
“Undoing Cultural Forgetting through Digital Mapping: Royal Women and Object Movement in Medieval France” American Association of Geographers Conference, San Francisco, Mar. 29, 2016.
“Networks of Precious Gems, Metals, and Vellum: GIS and Mapping the Circulation of Art by Women in Fourteenth-Century France,” co-presentation with Tracy Chapman Hamilton in the session “Mapping Feminist Art Networks,” College Art Association Conference, Washington D.C., February 3-6, 2016.
“Moving Women, Moving Objects” co-chaired two sessions at the International Congress on Medieval Studies with Tracy Chapman Hamilton, sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-16, 2015.
“Inscribing Her Presence: Mapping the Queen in Fourteenth-Century Paris” co-presentation with Tracy Chapman Hamilton at the College Art Association Conference, New York City, Feb. 14, 2015.
“Mapping the Patronage of Medieval Women” co-presentation with Tracy Chapman Hamilton at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-16, 2015.
“Moving Women, Moving Objects” co-chaired a session at the College Art Association Conference sponsored by the International Center of Medieval Art, Feb. 13, 2015.
“Brides without Borders: Women and the Circulation of Art in the Middle Ages” at California State University, Long Beach, California, March 26, 2013.
“The Glorious Gothic” Invited lecture at Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island, October 17, 2012.
“Reconstructing the Material Culture of a Medieval Castle” Invited lecture at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, September 16, 2012.
“Lost and Found: Visualizing the Destroyed Objects and Collection of Medieval Queen” at the conference “Kings and Queens: Politics, Power, Patronage and Personalities in Medieval and Early Modern Monarchy,” Bath Spa University, U.K., April 19-20, 2012.
“The Art of the Gift” Invited lecture at California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, California, February 8, 2012.
“Crossing Borders: Moving Bodies, Moving Objects” Invited lecture at Mills College, Oakland, California, November 22, 2011.
“Gothic Art in Motion” Invited lecture at Chapman University, Orange, California, April 11, 2011.
“Jewels, Gems, and Identity in Late-Medieval France” The International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 13-16, 2010.
“‘The Loveliness of Many-Colored Gems’: Jewels in the Middle Ages” Co-chaired and presided in the session at the conference of the Medieval Academy of America at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, March 16, 2010.
“The Circulation of Objects in Fourteenth-Century Europe” at the Conference of the Medieval Academy of America, Chicago, Illinois, March 9, 2009.
“Late-Medieval Painting in Italy” Invited lecture at Manhattan College, New York, New York, March 9, 2009.
“Political Art of the 1930s” Invited lecture, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, July 15, 2008.
“Ritual, Riches, and Calming the Storms: Clémence of Hungary and Public Gift Giving” at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 4-7, 2006.
“To Heal and to Hold: The Butler Hospital for the Insane” at the Society of Architectural Historians Graduate Student Symposium at the Harvard School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 28, 2004.
Invited Lectures Presented at The Cloisters,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
“Art and Identity in the Middle Ages” September 3, 2011
“The Survival of Medieval Art and Architecture” September 4, 2010
“Gifts of Silver and Gold” May 12, 2007
“The Arts of Female Patronage” May 27, 2006
“Fertility and Maternity in Medieval Art” May 10, 2003
“Relics of the Passion” December 2, 2000
“Persecution and Power: Female Saints in Medieval Art” July 22, 2000
“Patronage and Private Devotion in the Campin Triptych” June 19, 2000
“The Hunt in the Unicorn Tapestries,” October 18, 1999