"Pound as Archaeologist: Reconstructing Nature," a paper
delivered at the National Poetry Foundations Conference on the
Literature of the 1950's, held June 18-21, 1996 at the University
of Maine, Orono, Maine.
"In Dante's Memory: The Medievalism of Pound, Eliot and Joyce,"
an invited paper given at the Biblioteca Classense, International
Seminar on Pound and Dante, September 8-10, 1995, Ravenna,
Chair and respondent, Literature Session, World War II
conference, held at Siena College, May 31-June 2, 1994.
"Let's Mock the Mockers," an invited lecture delivered as the
keynote address at the induction ceremony for Phi Beta Kappa,
Manhattan College, April, 1994.
"The Poet and Propaganda: Pound's Radio Broadcasts," a paper
delivered at the American Literature Association Conference held
May 28-30, 1993 in Baltimore, Maryland.
"The Theme of Nostalgia in Homer and Virgil," an invited lecture
given at Manhattan College, December 2, 1992.
"The Dark Dove with Flickering Tongue: T.S. Eliot's Meditations
on War in Four Quartets, a paper delivered at the World War II
Conference, held June 4-5, 1992 at Siena College.
"The Tower as Symbol of Exile in the Poetry of W.B. Yeats," a
paper delivered as the Central New York MLA, held October 20-22,
1991 at SUNY Cortland.
"Writing Paradise: Pound's late Cantos and Dante's Paradiso," a
lecture delivered at the 14th International Ezra Pound conference,
held July 1991 at Brunnenburg, Tirolo di Merano, Italy.
"Poetry and Politics in Pound and Yeats," a paper delivered at
the 13th International Ezra Pound Conference ("A Pound-Yeats
Celebration Conference"), held August 9-12, 1990, University of
Maine, Orono, Maine.
"Ezra Pound in 1940: The Poet, Propaganda, and the Radio," a
paper delivered at the World War II Conference, May 31-June 1,
1990, at Siena College.
"Pound's Epic hero: Homer, Virgil and Dante in The Pisan
Cantos," a paper delivered at the Mid-Hudson MLA conference, held
November 27,28, 1989, at Marist College.
"Importing Fascism: Ezra Pound in 1939," a paper delivered at
the World War II Conference, held June 1989 at Siena College.
Chair, "Comparative Literature" session of the Adelphi
University Conference on "The Image," held February 25, 1989, at
Chair and respondent, "The Exile in Literature," a session of
the Mid-Hudson MLA Conference, held December 1-2, 1988 at Marist
"Memory and Desire in Four Quartets," a paper delivered at "T.S.
Eliot: A Literary Symposium," held April 18-19, 1988, at the
University of New Hampshire.
"The Wanderer as Prophet: Aeneas' Role in The Pisan Cantos," an
invited lecture delivered at Manhattan College's "Dante Seminar,"
March 21, 1988.
"Pound and Dante: Ulysses' Return Home," a paper delivered at
the Mid-Hudson MLA Conference, December 1, 1987, at Marist
"Pound's Politics: Ulysses as Fascist Hero," a lecture delivered
at Adelphi University, March 19, 1987.
"Pound and Dante: A Lyrical History, a paper delivered at the
"Twentieth-Century Literature Conference," September 20-21, 1986,