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De-scribing Plant Futures: Emerging Perspectives on Botanical Agency in Science, Art, and Literature. Upcoming Plenary Presentation at International Conference on De-Scribing Non-Human Futures: Critiquing Agency for the Post-Anthropocene, Centre for Research in Posthumanities, Bankura University, India, September 2023 [link]

Education for Environmental and Social Sustainability: Enhancing Diversity through Open-Access Digital Tools.
Upcoming Keynote Speaker at 6th International Conference on Education and Social Science Research (ICESRE), Universitas PGRI Semarang, Indonesia, 5 October 2023 [link]

Cultivating Vegetal Wisdom: Prospects for Posthuman Plant Studies in Southeast Asia. Upcoming Plenary Presentation at the 5th Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment-ASEAN (ASLE-ASEAN), Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand, November 2023 [link]

The Agencies of Plants: Emerging Perspectives from Science, Art, and Literature. Learning from Plants Lecture Series, Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China [link]

Phytospheric Poetics: On Being Called By Plants. Conference on Networks of Plants and Language of Resonance in Science and Literature, University of Sydney and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation [link]

The Plant as Poet: Creative Collaboration with Vegetal Life. Conference on Ecopoetics and Environmental Aesthetics, London Arts-Based Research Centre [link]

Indigenous Hydropoetics: Voicing Rivers through Aboriginal Australian Poetry. International Conference on Fluvial Phenomena: Re-engaging Rivers in the Anthropocene, Universiti Brunei Darussalam [link]

Tracing the Digital Plant Humanities: Narratives of Botanical Life and Human-Flora Relationships. With P. Arthur. Sustainability, Environment, Community, Data: Annual Conference of Digital Humanities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries (DHNB) [link]

Berries, Birches, Boglands: Prospects for the Plant Humanities in Finland. Biodiverse Anthropocenes Programme, University of Oulu, Finland [link]


Hydropoetics: The Rewor(l)ding of Rivers. Plenary Presentation, International Conference on Environment Across Disciplines: Perspectives on the 21st Century, Department of English, Bodoland University, India [link]

Towards the Digital Environmental Humanities (DEH): Science, Technology, and Data Ecology in an Open Knowledge Era. The 4th International Conference on Technology, Education, and Science (InCoTES), Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa, Indonesia [link]

Literary Studies and Ethnobotany: Traditional Knowledge of Plants in Aboriginal Australian Poetry. International Conference on Postcolonial Ecospheres, Sadhan Chandra Mahavidyalaya, University of Calcutta, India [link]

Gija Jumulu: Phytocriticism and the Cultural Analysis of Plants. International Conference on Literature and Botany, Non-Anthropocentric Cultural Subjectivity Research Centre, University of Warsaw, Poland [link]

Indigenous People, Plants, and Poetry: Biocultural Justice as an Essential Component of Sustainable Development. 2nd International Research Conference: Reshaping the Global Landscape, Southville International School and Colleges, Philippines [link]

Indigenous Phytopoetics: Human-Plant Relations and the Poiesis of Vegetal Life. International Conference on Poetry Studies: Poetry Between Creation and Interpretation, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research [link]

Botanical Justice and Human-Vegetal Relations on a Changing Planet. The 4th International Conference of the Arts and Sciences (4th I-CAS), Cebu Normal University, Philippines [link]

‘He Remembered the Trees’: Understanding Arboreal Memory from an Aboriginal Australian Perspective. Memory in a Digital Age, Centre for Memory Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Madras [link]

Toward a Comparative Ecocriticism: Representations of Tropical Forest Ecologies in Indonesian and Nicaraguan Poetry. Co-authored with E. Liliani. International Conference on Cultural Unification through Literature and Language, Department of English, Manav Rachna University, India [link]

The Creaturely Plant? Sumatra’s Titan Arum and the Ethics of Botanical Time-Lapse. The 2nd Southeast Asian Media Studies Conference, Theme: Moving Forward, SEAMSA: Southeast Asian Media Studies Association [link]

A Bestiary of Wild Flowers: Presentation and Poetry Reading. Plant Communitas Exhibition, Museum in the Park and Bath Spa University, UK [link]


‘Giba Jagi Binji (With Fire in Your Belly)’: Fire Ecologies and Human-Nature Entanglements in Recent Aboriginal Australian Poetry, 2010–20. Keynote Presentation, International Conference on Who Started the Bushfires? Australian Culture, Economy and Polity in the Post-Truth Era, University College, Thiruvananthapuram and the Center for Australian Studies, University of Kerala, India [watch on YouTube]

Invited Speaker, Phytography: Writing (With/In) the Lives of Plants. Vegetal Poetics: A History of Plants in Literature and Culture. Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany [link]

Plants as Creative Beings: Goethe, Thoreau, and Vegetal Life. The Philosophical Life of Plants Seminar Series, Philosophy Program, Royal Holloway, University of London [link]

‘Shadows Across Their Loneliness’: Representations of Solitary Trees in Aboriginal Australian Painting and Poetry. Plenary Presentation, Three-Day International Virtual Conference on Fourth World Literature, Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Tamilnadu, India [link]

Plants as Creative Beings: Poetry and Phytopoiesis. Toward a New Way of Being with Plants, University of Minnesota, USA [link]

Beyond Romantic Stoicism: Images of Lonely Trees in Aboriginal Australian Poetry. Loneliness: 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference, UK [link]

Toward Lichenness: Poetry, Symbiosis, Assemblage in a Degraded World. 3rd International Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, Brazil [link]

Mediated Ethnobotany: Preserving Indigenous Cultural Knowledge of Plants in Indonesia through Media-Based Interventions. 3rd International Conference on Cordillera Studies, University of the Philippines Baguio [link]

The Mind of Banyan. The Mind of Plants Symposium [link]

How To Write a Book or Book Chapter, and Get It Published By a Reputable International Publisher. LPPM Research Institute Seminar Series. Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia [link]

Ecocriticism: An Environmental Approach to Literature and Local Wisdom. 5th International Conference on Literature (ICOLITE), State University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia [link]
The Environmental Ethnopoetics of Northwest Myanmar and Northeast India. Three-Day International Virtual Conference on Indigenous Studies, White Memorial College of Arts and Science for Women, Kerala, India [link]

Ethnoliterature and the Environment in the North-East Indian Literary Context. Expert Conversations Series, Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts and Science, Coimbatore, India [link]

The Biopolitical Plant: Poetry and the Liberation of Vegetal Being. Biopolitics: Literature, Culture, and Society, University of Burdwan, India [link]
Aboriginal Australian Poetry as Literary Ethnobotany: Bill Neidjie’s Story About Feeling. International Webinar Symposium on New Avenues for Research, Soka Ikeda College of Arts and Science for Women, University of Madras, India [link]
Literary Ethnobotany as a Site of Possibility? Poetry and Traditional Knowledge of Vegetal Life in the Planthroposcene. Humanities on the Brink: Energy, Environment, Emergency, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Symposium, USA [link
Theorizing Botanical Affect in the Poetry of Bill Neidjie (Australia) and Pablo Antonio Cuandra (Nicaragua). Memory, Affects, and Emotions: International Interdisciplinary Conference, UK [link]
Plants and Poetry: Writing About Botanical Life in an Era of Biodiversity Loss. Webinar Symposium on Environmental Prose and Poetry, Department of English Literature, UNTAG Surabaya, Indonesia [link]

Phytopoetics: Writing About and With Plant Life. Southern Cross University, School of Arts and Social Sciences Research Seminar Series [link]

The Collaborative Plant? (De)Composing with Vegetal Life. Introduction to Critical Theory,  Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University, USA [link]
Lithophyte: The Rock-Dwelling Flora of Australia and Indonesia. Oak Spring Garden Foundation Seminar Series, Virginia, USA [link]

A Comparative Riverine Poetics. Voicing Rivers Collaboration, University of Notre Dame Australia Research Week [link]

Poetry in an Online Learning Mode: Adaptation, Creativity, Innovation. International Webinar Symposium on Creative Writing in an Online Learning Mode, Department of English Literature, UNTAG Surabaya, Indonesia [link
Introduction to Prose: Literary Criticism Through Extrinsic Elements. English Department Guest Lecture Series, University of 17 August 1945, Indonesia [link
Introduction to Literature in English. English Department Guest Lecture Series, University of 17 August 1945, Indonesia [link]
Undergraduate Curricula and Creative Industries: Targeted Skills and Course Design in Creative Writing. 3 in 1 Visiting Lecturer Program, Brawijaya University, Indonesia [link]
Bridging Differences and Building Understanding Between Indonesia and Australia. Cross-Cultural Webinar Series, IAIN (State Islamic Institute), Kediri, Indonesia [link]


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