“Crusading and The Kingdom of Southern Italy,” New College Conference on Medieval-Renaissance Studies, Sarasota FL, March, 2014.
“Reception of Norman Italy Beyond the South (or Why is Robert Guiscard in Dante’s Paradiso?), The Medieval Academy of America, March, 2013, Knoxville, TN.
“The Voice of Medieval Aristocratic Women,” Cultural Connections, The University of Richmond, Spring, 2012.
“From Robert Guiscard to Andreuccio of Perugia: Northern Italian Perspectives on the Regno during the Middle Ages,” Eighteenth International Medieval Conference, Leeds University, England, July, 2011.
The Medieval Mezzogiorno, a Cultural Mosaic,” Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Art History, March 31, 2011.
“Reading the Mezzogiorno in Dante,” New College Conference on Medieval-Renaissance Studies, Sarasota FL, March 12, 2010.
Chair/Comment and Session Organizer: “Scholarly Roads Leading to Rome: new Research Avenues on the Eternal City,” The American Historical Association/Society for Italian Historical Studies, New York City, January 4, 2009.
Round Table: “The Medieval Nobility: The State of the Question [Italy],” Forty-First International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May, 2008.