“The First Crusade as a Defensive War: the State of Research.” Sponsored by De ReMilitari for the panel Fourth International Symposium on Crusade Studies: Military Aspects of the Crusades, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Mo. June 19, 2018.
Panel Member for the Roundtable Discussion on “Was the First Crusade and Offensive or Defensive War? A Roundtable,” Sponsored by De Re Militari, The Society for Military History Annual Conference, Louisville, Ky. April 5-8, 2018.
Chair for the Session “Teaching and Researching Medieval Pilgrimage,” Sponsored by the Department of History of the Richard Bland College of William and Mary, Southeastern Medieval Association Annual Meeting, Charleston S.C. November 17, 2017.
Panel Member for the Roundtable Discussion on “Gender Still Matters: A Roundtable on Teaching European Women’s and Gender History in the Decade following the publication of Judith Bennett’s ‘History Matters: Patriarchy and the Challenge of Feminism.’” Southern Historical Association Annual Meeting- European History Section, Dallas, Tx. Nov. 11, 2017.
“Nine Days in the West Bank,” Invited Talk for the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine Annual Convention, Houston, Tx., July 7, 2017.
Chair for the Session “History and Politics in Medieval Archaeology,” The 52 nd International Medieval Studies Conference, Kalamazoo, Mi. May 11, 2017.
“The Templars and the Confraternity of Belchite: A Comparison of Origins,” for the Panel “Military Orders and Crusades in Comparative Perspective,” The 52 nd International Medieval Studies Conference, Kalamazoo, Mi. May 12, 2017.
“The Modern Politics of Medieval Crusading,” Zia Hashmi Lecture in International Studies at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga., April 12, 2017.