‘Universal Alphabetics’. This talk was delivered at Weather Reports: A Symposium on the Work of Steven Connor, organized by Joseph Brooker, which took place in the Keynes Library at 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck, University of London, 6 July 2012.
‘“You Can Turn Her On as Often as You Like”: Performing Phonographic Physiology’. This talk was delivered at the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) conference, Vanderbilt University, 6 November 2011.
‘Parameters of Vibration, Technologies of Capture, and the Layering of Voices and Faces in the Nineteenth Century’. Versions of this essay were delivered at the North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) conference, Montreal, 12 November 2010, and at the British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS) conference, University of Birmingham, 2 September 2011. An improved version appears in Victorian Studies, 53.3 (Spring 2011), 468–78.