Marie Curie Fellow
Nostalgia and the Image of Time” June 2017, (Un)imaginable Bodies,
Ecole normale Supérieure, Paris.
Nostalgia: on Spatial-Temporal Vagueness,” April 2017, Antinomies of
Vagueness, University of Copenhagen [Keynote lecture]
“Anxiety and the
Breathing Body,” March 2017, Philosophy & Breath workshop,
University of Bristol.
“Phenomenology of the Anxious Body,” presented January 2017 at New
Directions in Phenomenology, UCD.
and Selfhood in David Lynch,"
December 2016, Film and Phenomenology Symposium, University of Groningen.
Introduction to Body Horror," November 2016, The Bluecoat, Liverpool.
“Until it Sleeps: On the Home at Night,” August 2016, Hollows
“The Dream of Anxiety in David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive,” March 2016,
Karl Jaspers Society of North America, APA.
“Can we speak of
collective anxiety?,” February 2016,
Intentionality and Normativity: International Workshop on
UCD, School of
“The Dream of Anxiety in David Lynch’s
February 2016, NUI Galway, Department of Philosophy.
"Pathologies of Space
and Time in the Florida Landscape," November 2015, University of Florida, Department of Architecture.
"The Architecture of
November 2015, University of Central Florida, Department of Philosophy.
"The Anxious Body," October 2015 at Florida Gulf Coast University, Department of
“Invited Speaker in Honor of 25 Years of Environmental and Architectural
Phenomenology,” October 2015 at IAEP, Atlanta.
“The Aesthetics of Anxiety: a Phenomenological Perspective,” October
2015 at Precarious Aesthetics, UC Berkeley.
“A Sense of (Non)-Place: a Phenomenological Analysis,” September 2015 at
the International Conference on Spatial Cognition,
“Phenomenological Dimensions of the Anxious Body: Trust and
Form(lessness),” March 2015 at University of Memphis, Department of
“On ‘The Thing: a Phenomenology of Horror,’” March 2015 at DePaul
University, Institute of Nature and Culture.
“Between Anxiety and Horror,” March 2015 at University of Illinois at
Chicago, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies.
“On Bachelard’s Topophobia,” February 2015 at Katholische Universität
Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Eichstätt, Philosophy Department.
“On Non-Phenomenology in Merleau-Ponty,” November 2014, Duquesne
University, Simon Silverman Phenomenology Centre.
“Anxiety at the Limits of Phenomenology,” November 2014 at the
University of Memphis, Department of Philosophy.
“Methodical Precedence of Intertwining,” August 2014 at Institute of
Philosophy, The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
“Memory, Materiality, and Hauntings in The Shining,” June 2014 at Things
to Remember: Materializing Memories in Art and Culture, Radboud
University Nijmegen [Keynote lecture].
“The Horror of the Cosmos” and “The Horror of the Body,” March 2014 at
The Bureau of Melodramatic Research, The Bucharest National University
“Anxiety, Uncanny, and the Real,” February 2014 at Is there a
phenomenology of unconsciousness?, UCD, Dublin.
“Alien Earth: Phenomenology and the Origins of Life,” December 2013 at
DePaul University, Department of Philosophy.
“The Place of the Ghost: a Phenomenology of the Genius Loci,” December
2013 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
“I cannot know my own birth and death”: on the Phenomenology of
Embodiment and Time,” November 2013 at Séminaire Le Plateau à l’œuvre,
University of Grenoble 3.
“Heidegger and the Role of the Home in the Phenomenology of
Agoraphobia,” April 2013 at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard
“Anterior Origins: Merleau-Ponty and the Archaeology of the Body,” April
2013 at Materialities of Passing, Museum of Cultural History, Oslo.
“Another Earth: Alien Encounters in Husserl and Tarkovsky,” April 2013
at Image in Space: Cultural Functions of Art, Faculty of Philosophy and
Faculty of Art and Design, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Czech
“Toward a Phenomenology of (Xeno)archaeology,” February 2013 at Dublin
Unit for Speculative Thought, Inaugural Conference.
“Elemental Horror: Levinas and Unhuman Phenomenology,” February 2013 at
UCD Philosophy Society, Dublin.
“The Body of the Other: Intercorporeality and the Phenomenology of
Agoraphobia,” November 2012 at Life-World and Natural World: Husserl and
Patocka, UCD, Dublin.
“On the Psychoanalysis of Ruins,” November 2012 at In Ruins conference,
University of Manchester.
“The Ghost in Me: a Phenomenology of the Doppelgänger,” June 2010 at
Traces: Thinking Objects through Remains, University of London.
“The Texture of Death: Levinas and Monumentality,” February 2010 at
Transcultural Memory, University of London.
“Architecture and Nostalgia in the Age of Ruin,” January 2010 at
University of Bath, Architecture Department.
“Toward a Phenomenology of Un-Place,” November 2007 at IAEP, Chicago.
“An Uncanny Place: Time and Memory in the Urban Ruin,” May 2007 at
Anxious Landscapes at UCL Urban Workshop.
“(Un)building the Self: Place, Memory, and Nostalgia” presented May 2007
at the Philosophy Forum, University of Montana.
*For a list
of conference talks, please see