Andy Goldsworthy and the Long Now
University of California at Davis, Humanities Institute, Environments and Societies Colloquium, February 29, 2012
The Dialectics of Art and Design
San Jose State University, Department of Art and Design, September 14, 2010.
Design Culture and the Future of Our Educational Institutions
Michigan Technological University, March 31, 2010.
Andy Goldsworthy: Aesthetics for Sustainable Living
College Art Association Annual Meeting, February 13, 2010.
Eternal Delight: Bataille, Blake, and the ‘State’ of Grace”
The Descent of Grace: Art, Nature, and Religion A Symposium sponsored by Medieval Studies, Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (CMEMS), Humanities Center, and Department of French and Italian, Stanford University, May 15, 2009.
Andy Goldsworthy: Environmental Design
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, March 21, 2009.
The Design That Is Not One: Engendering Design Discourse
College Art Association Annual Meeting, for panel “Feminist Design”, Los Angeles, CA, February 26, 2009.
Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention, for panel “Babel-on: Cinema and the Poetics of Silence,” Cleveland, November 11, 2007.
Barthes’ Aesthetics of Everyday Life
Pratt Institute, Symposium on Roland Barthes’ Mythologies, October 18, 2007.
Anatomies in Action: Artaud’s Self-Portraits
Liberal Studies Program, San Francisco State University, March 14, 2007.
Aesthetics and the Ideology of Design
College Art Association Annual Meeting, Boston, February 24, 2006.