“On Academic Freedom” Jewish Voice for Peace National Member Meeting Baltimore, MD. March 14, 2015.

“Whose Safe Space?” Dismantling the Machine: Institutions and Activism, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY. September 30, 2014

“The Boycott and its Discontents: Queer Solidarity from Coors to Brand Israel” Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY. April 28, 2014

“Doing Things with Words, Differently” Critical Theory, San Francisco Art Institute. San Francsico, California. March 10, 2014.

“Combating Pinkwashing” Fluxx Queer Art Space. Tucson, Arizona. November 6, 2013

 “Understanding Pinkwashing” TeachOUT Speaker Series, Women and Gender Studies, University of Tucson, Arizona. November 5, 2013

“Why Pinkwashing Matters: An Online Workshop with JVP” with Wendy Elisheva Somerson. Jewish Voice for Peace Webinar Series. June 18, 2013

“Understanding Pinkwashing” Queer Jews and Allies Conference. Hampshire College. Amherst, Massachusetts. December 4, 2011.

“Homonationalism” Introduction to Women and Gender Studies. Mills College. Oakland,California. April 15, 2009.


“Settlers, Travelers, Exiles and Detainees: The Racial and Sexual Politics of Movement,” Roundtable. Critical Ethnic Studies Association National Conference York University, Toronto, Canada. April 30 – May 3, 2015.

“The Pleasures and Pains of BDS” American Studies Association Annual Conference. Bonaventure Hotel. Los Angeles, California. November 4-7, 2014.

 “Capitalism and Gay Identity: Branding Israel in San Francisco” Homonationalism and Pinkwashing Conference. CUNY Graduate Center. New York City, New York. April 10-11, 2013.

Anti-Zionist San Francisco: Cultural Studies, the Archive, and the Political Present” Culture Matters: Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies Association. UC San Diego. La Jolla, California. March 28-31, 2012.

 Zionist Geographies: San Francisco, Gay Palestine, and Military Cosmopolitanism.” Spaces and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and Extraurban Studies. UCLA. Los Angeles, California. December 4-5, 2010.

 “The Possibilities of Social Death: Kvisa Schora and the rupture of Zionist collectivity.” Queer Art/Queer Action: Politics of Possibility. University of North Carolina, Asheville. March 27, 2009.

Ani G’eh Bisrael: Zionism, Gay Rights, and the Occupation.” Historicism, Homonormativity, and Queer Political Formations. UC Santa Cruz. May 12, 2007.

Ani G’eh Bisrael: Zionism and the Use of Gay Rights.” Thinking Gender Conference 2007, UCLA Center for the Study of Women. February 2, 2007.