Conference Presentations & Guest Appearances

The following lists a total of eleven professional conference presentations I have given to share my research in early modern circles. I have also been a guest speaker four times for various academic podcasts and panels.

Pose at Protest

Kolias, Christina. “Loden’s Wanda and Shakespeare’s Ophelia: PTSD as Feminist Lyric and Protest,” Popular Culture Association (PCA) 2022 Conference, 14 April 2022, Virtual Conference Presentation.

Table scape with pumpkins, portions, spell books, and candles.

Kolias, Christina. “Hamlet and Macbeth: Shakespeare’s Appropriation of Graeco-Roman Witch Tropes,” The Renaissance Conference of Southern California 65th Annual Conference, 19 March 2022, The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Colorful Books

Kolias, Christina. “‘My power?’ : Virginity and Self-Actualization in Measure for Measure,” The Acacia Graduate Student Conference, 18 March 2022, CSU Fullerton. Fullerton, CA. Conference Presentation. 

"End System Racism" cardboard protest sign

Kolias, Christina. “‘Made to write [man] “whore” upon’ : Othello, Racecraft, and the Hypersexual Attack on the Black Male Body,” Theoretical Futures in Shakespeare Studies Graduate Student Symposium, Shakespeare Association of America, 21 February 2022, Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Coffee and Zoom gallery

Whalen, Avalon, et al. “Episode 1: CGU and Online Flex During COVID-19.” CG(YOU) Podcast, Graduate Student Council Talks, Claremont Graduate University, Holly Eva Allen, Francis Assenga, Christina Kolias, Krista Kae Parino, and Arline Votruba, 01 December 2021.

"The Future is Female" protest sign

Kolias, Christina. “Gender on the Periphery: Androgyny and Feminist Politics in Antony and Cleopatra,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 118th Annual Conference, 11 November 2021, Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. Conference Presentation. 

Shakespeare Globe

Kolias, Christina. “‘My power?’ : Virginity and Self-Actualization in Measure for Measure,” The 23rd Annual BritGrad Conference, 23 August 2021, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Student Life

 “SAH Student Worker Panel.” Claremont Graduate University, Office of Student Engagement, Christina Kolias, Katherine Rutz-Robbins, and Evita Wang, 05 August 2021.

Podcast Microphone

Maverick, Chris, et al. “PCA – 2021 Recap.” Vox Popcast, John Darowski, Christina Kolias, and Maggie Yankovich. 08 June 2021.

Comic Books

Kolias, Christina. “For the Love of Will: Visual Feminism and Aesthetics in Kill Shakespeare,” Popular Culture Association (PCA) 2021 Conference, 03 June 2021. Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Bible

Kolias, Christina. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Rereading and Rewatching Shakespeare in Feminist Theology,” The Acacia Graduate Student Conference, 16 April 2021, CSU Fullerton. Fullerton, CA. Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Podcast Microphone

“Fireside Chat #3.” Claremont Graduate University, Graduate Student Council, Nicole Dawson and Christina Kolias, 23 Nov. 2020.

Love

Kolias, Christina. “‘By my troth, I am sick’: Typologies of Lovesickness in Shakespeare’s The Taming of The ShrewTroilus and Cressida, and Much Ado About Nothing,” Virtual Humanities and Social Sciences Student Research Symposium, 30 April 2020, CSU Fullerton. Fullerton, CA. Virtual Conference Presentation. 

Restroom sign

Kolias, Christina. “Lovesickness and Gender Inversion in George Eliot’s Adam Bede.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 117th Annual Conference, 15 November 2019, Wyndham San Diego Bayside Hotel, San Diego, CA. Conference Presentation.

Birds flying at sunset

Kolias, Christina. “Bite Me Baby One More Time: Sexual Consciousness and Erotic Desire in Bram Stoker’s Dracula,” The Acacia Graduate Student Conference, 22 March 2019, CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA. Conference Presentation.