“Modernism, Globalization, Matisse”
GILD Lecture, The Ohio State University, Department of Art, 11 Apr 2016

“Fernand Léger’s Non-Objects”
Invited presentation, Object/Non-Object, Center for Ongoing Research and Projects, Columbus, OH, 4 Sep 2015

“Cubism Uprooted: Fernand Léger and the Automotive Landscape, 1928-1934”
Invited lecture, Oberlin College, Department of Art, 2 Dec 2014

“Modernism, Money, and the Ends of Capitalism” (with Daniel Spaulding)
Modern Money: Aesthetics After the Gold Standard, UC Berkeley, Department of the History of Art, 6 Nov 2014

“The Toolkit and the Barricade: Reflections on Design and Antagonism”
Invited presentation, ARTspace, College Art Association Annual Conference, 14 Feb 2014

“Notes for a Crisis Theory of Contemporary Art”
40 Years of Unexplained Change: Art, History, Subjectivity since 1973, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, 10 Nov 2013

Invited presentation and seminar, Speculations (The future is _____), MoMA PS1, 15 Jul 2013

“On the Road to Villacoublay: Matisse and Interiority in the 1920s”
Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania, 22 Feb 2013

“The Automobile Domesticated: Subjects, Objects, and the Afterlife of Ornament”
College Art Association Annual Conference, 15 Feb 2013

“Origins of Contemporary Abstract Painting: Body, Face, Grid”
Invited lecture, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, 30 May 2012

“Abstraction from Grid to Face”
Abstract Painting and Beyond, University of Pennsylvania, Department of the History of Art, 10 Feb 2012

“Paul Chan in the Wilderness”
Communicating Forms, University of Chicago, Department of English, 22 Oct 2010

“Fernando Botero: Abu Ghraib Series”
Panel discussion, Berkeley Art Museum, 7 Feb 2010

Respondent to Adalaide Morris
Medium and Margin, UC Berkeley, Department of English, 13 Mar 2009