2015. “Original Objects and Original Research: Hands-on Learning with Rare Books and Archives.” University of Victoria. IdeaFest Panel in Special Collections. March 5.
2015. “What’s in a Placename? The Gazetteer of Shakespeare’s London.” Continuing Studies. University of Victoria. March 5.
2015. “‘Vulgar, yet bizarre and original’: The Long Musical Afterlife of Macbeth’s Witches.” Witches of the West Symposium. University of Victoria.
2014. “Pedagogical & Publishing Partnerships: An Experiment in Research-Based Learning.” Co-presented with Kim McLean-Fiander. Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning, University of Victoria.
2014. “Pedagogical & Publishing Partnerships: When Students Become Contributors.” Let’s Talk about Teaching day. Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria. With Kim McLean-Fiander.
2014. Pecha Kucha talk with Nathan Phillips and Zaqir Virani for IdeaFest. March 3.
2014. Talk on Thomas Heywood’s Gynāikeion for Pre-Digital Books/IdeaFest. March 3.
2013. “‘And now completely finished’: Rebuilding and Expanding The Map of Early Modern London.” ETCL Brown Bag Lecture. Nov. 4.
2013. “Falstaff and Music.” UVic Special Collections Reading Room. Oct. 16.
2013. “Walking Shakespeare’s London.” IdeaFest 2013. University of Victoria. Description: Where did Shakespeare live and work in London? Which places does he mention in the history plays? How did people get to the Theatre and the Globe? What’s there now? Join us for a guided tour of Shakespeare’s London with maps, illustrations, and readings by Janelle Jenstad (Director of The Map of Early Modern London project) and department members and students.
2013. “‘The Mysterie of Saint Dunstan’: Medieval and Early Modern Goldsmiths in London.” Stories of Gold. 26th Annual Medieval Workshop. University of Victoria Continuing Studies.
2012. “Mapping the Literature of Early Modern London.” English Language Centre. University of Victoria.
2012. “Adaptations of Macbeth.” Pre-Show talk at Pacific Opera Victoria production of Verdi’s Macbeth.
2012. “Macbeth and Music.” Private lecture for library donors. University of Victoria.
2012. Preshow lectures for As You Like It. Victoria Shakespeare Society. 25 July and 8 August.
2010. “Teaching with The Map of Early Modern London.” Professional Development Day for High School Teachers. Held in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference. Victoria, BC. Demonstration.
2010. “When, Why, and Where to Enter Academic Conversation.” Graduate Student Summit. University of Victoria. Guest speaker.
2009. “No Encoding Experience Required.” Peak UVic Program. University of Victoria. Guest speaker.
2009. “Shakespeare’s Experiment in Comi-Tragedy.” Romeo and Juliet (dir. Brian Richmond). Phoenix Theatre, Victoria, BC. Public lecture.
2009. “Couplings and Doublings in the Forest of Arden.” Inaugural Opening Night Lecture for Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre. McPherson Playhouse. Victoria, BC. Public lecture.
2008. “Reading Early Modern Maps.” Research Collective in Book Culture. University of Victoria. Public lecture.
2008. “Getting Published.” Graduate Student Writing Retreat. University of Victoria. Guest speaker.
2007. Session Speaker (with Stewart Arneil, Humanities Computing and Media Centre). “Interface Design for Humanities Visualization” course at Digital Humanities Summer Institute. University of Victoria. Informal talk.
2006. Pre-show Lecture on Richard III (dir. Giles Hogya). Phoenix Theatre. Victoria, BC. Public lecture.
2005. “Applying for Post-Graduate Education: Why, Where, When, and How.” Address to Golden Key Society, University of Victoria. Guest speaker.
2004. “Applying for Post-Graduate Education: Why, Where, When, and How.” Address to Golden Key Society, University of Victoria. Guest speaker.
2003. “Labouring in the Mind: Shakespeare, Class, and Culture.” Labour Arts Festival. Windsor, Ontario. Panel presenter.
2003. “Framing the Taming: The Shrew and its Settings.” Table Talk at Stratford Festival of Canada. Guest speaker.
2003. Pre-show Lecture on The Taming of the Shrew (dir. Alisa Palmer). Phoenix Theatre, Victoria, B.C. Public lecture.
2002. “Curricular Revisions.” Bridging the Double Cohort conference, University of Windsor. Guest speaker.
2002. “Wordplay and Swordplay in Romeo and Juliet.” Table Talk at Stratford Festival of Canada. Featured speaker.
2002. “Teaching the Historical Staging of King Lear and Romeo and Juliet.” Shakespeare Revisioned: Twenty-First Annual Teachers’ Conference, Avon-Maitland District School Board/Stratford Festival of Canada, Stratford, Ontario. Workshop leader.
2002. “Romeo and Juliet in Performance.” Brown Bag Lecture, Humanities Research Group, Windsor, Ontario. Informal talk.
2001. “Pageant Books in Early Modern London.” Brown Bag Lecture, Humanities Research Group, Windsor, Ontario. Informal talk.
2001. “The Merchant of Venice: A Play for Our Time?” Table Talk at Stratford Festival of Canada. Guest speaker.
1999. Commencement Address. Sempar School. Kingston, Ontario. Guest speaker.
1998. Pericles in Motion Panel Discussion. Department of Drama, Queen’s University. Guest panelist.