November 24, 2019
“From Carved Statues to Living Images: Professional Sculptors in Contemporary Taiwan and the Ritual of “Embedding the Spirit,” presented at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Conference in San Diego
Panel: “Performing Images: Ritual, Art, and Agency in Chinese Religions” (served as Co-Organizer)
July 30, 2019
“Chengwei Daojiao zhi shenming: Mingdai daofeng zhi zhengjian ‘Li Zhong daofeng juan’ zhi yanjiu 成為道教之神明：明代道封之證件 「李中道封卷」之研究 [Becoming a Daoist God: Research on The Canonization Scroll of Li Zhong, a Certificate of Canonization from the Ming Dynasty],” presented at the Center for Chinese Studies at the National Central Library in Taipei, Taiwan
June 21, 2019
“Zhen 真: True and Real,” presented at Critical Terms for Chinese Religious Studies at Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong
April 10, 2019
“Painting Outside the Lines: Daoism and the Formation of the ‘Untrammeled’ Class of Painters in Ninth-Century China,” presented at the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies at Villanova University
November 18, 2018
“Summoning the Emissary: The Interwoven Worlds of Late Imperial Thunder Ritual,” presented at the American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Conference in Denver
Panel: “Vision and Visualization in Art, Alchemy, and Ritual: Exploring Daoist Modes of Perception” (served as Organizer)
May 5, 2017
“Becoming a Daoist God: Painting and Canonization in Late Imperial China,” presented at the Pacific Northwest meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), St. Mary’s University, Calgary
Panel: “Religion and Art in World Cultures”
March 23, 2017
“Speaking in Images: The Visual Language of Daoist Iconography,” presented at the School of Pacific and Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference, “Bridging the Gaps: Conceptualizing Asia through an Interdisciplinary Lens,” at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Panel: “Image, Ritual, Place, and Contemplation in Asian Religions” (served as Organizer)
June 1, 2014
“Making Space: The Iconography and Pictorial Logic of an Illustrated Daoist Ritual of Investiture from Ming China (1641),” presented at the Ninth Annual International Conference on Daoist Studies in Boston.
April 6, 2014
“In the Hands of the Gods: The Futility of Daoist Ritual in Jin Ping Mei,” presented at the Second Annual Trans-Asia Graduate Student Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison
November 23, 2013
“Forgetting the Brush: The Place of Zhuang Zi in Northern Song Literati Writings on Painting,” presented at the American Academy of Religion Annual Conference in Baltimore.
Panel: “Submerged Readings of Zhuang Zi: An Exercise in Rescuing and Retrieving Voices Mostly Disregarded in the Contemporary Academic Discourse”
March 3, 2012
“Walking with the Gods: The Life of Images in Taiwanese Popular Religion,” presented at the Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Organization Conference “Cycles of Transformation and Transformations of Cycles” at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.
April 8, 2011
“Daoist Notions of Creativity in Tang and Song Aesthetic Theory,” presented at the Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Organization Conference “Space, Place, and the Production of Knowledge” at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
April 4, 2011
“Reading Images: An Introduction to the Daoist Iconography Project,” presented at the School of Pacific and Asian Studies Graduate Conference “Crossing Borders: Emerging Trends in Pacific and Asian Studies” at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.