Keynote/Plenary Conference Papers

  • Nov 2016 ‘The Curious Incident of Ex_Machina: Pygmalion vs Bluebeard’, Messengers from the Stars IV, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Jun 2015 ‘The Estranged Case of Ivan Istochnikov: The Uncanny Indexicality of Sf Photographs.’ Current Work in Speculative Fiction, University of Liverpool.
  • Apr 2013 ‘Splinter Swiftly: The Hermeneuting Parallax of Adam Roberts’s Generic Auteurship.’ New Genre Army: An International Conference on the Writing of Adam Roberts, University of Lincoln.
  • Apr 2012 ‘Worlds apart? Hollywood, Philip K. Dick and Other War Crimes.’ Worlds Apart Science Fiction Conference, University of Hertfordshire.
  • May 2009 ‘Unimportant Failures: The Fall and Rise of The Man Who Fell to Earth.’ Science Fiction Across Media: Adaptation/Novelisation, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  • Sep 2006 ‘The Strange Case of Mr Banks.’ Iain Banks Conference. University of Westminster.
  • Aug 2004 ‘Fantasising the Commonwealth.’ A Commonwealth of Science Fiction, Foresight Centre, University of Liverpool.