The 2010 Catherine of Siena Lecture. "Okapis by Moonlight: Sacramental Witness in Women's Writing." April 2010, Dominican University, Chicago.
Recent Conference Presentations
"Rushing Winds and Rising Waters: The Presence of God in a World Whose Climate is Changing." Invited panelist. Sustainability and the Catholic University conference, Notre Dame. October 2009.
"Beyond the Devastation: Beauty, Ecology, and Emily Carr's Clearcut Forests," Catholic Theological Society of America meeting, June 2009.
“Humility, Harmony, Home: The Agrarian Spirituality of Wendell Berry,” College Theology Society meeting, May 2009.
“Reconsidering Eve’s Punishment: The Theological Challenge of Obstetric Fistula,” American Theological Society meeting, November 2008.
“Emily Carr: A Spirituality of Brokenness,” Society for the Arts in Religious and Theological Study meeting at the American Academy of Religion, November 2008.
“Fiction as Dangerous Memory: Time, Suffering, and the Construction of Experience,” College Theology Society meeting, June 2006.
“Beauty, Terror, and Truth: Reading Other People’s Stories,” Catholic Theological Society of America meeting, June 2006.
“In Pain and Sorrow: Childbirth, Incarnation, and the Suffering of Women,” Fifth International Leuven Encounters in Systematic Theology conference; November 2005.
“Red is the Color of the Morning: Resurrection in the Writings of Terry Tempest Williams,” Catholic Theological Society of America meeting, June 2005.