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Lecture. “God’s Divine Plan at Princeton 1765-1908,” Conference on Scottish Enlightenment by Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society, Princeton.

June 25, 2010

Review. Review of The Enlightenment Cyborg A History of Communications and Control in the Human Machine 1660-1830 by Allison Muri. Toronto, 2006 for The Scriblerian 41.1

September 2008

Lecture. “Empirical Paradigms of Locke and Toland,” Toland: Tolerance, Reason and Religion. Conference by the Centre for the History of Philosophical Theology and the British Society for the History of Philosophy, King’s College London.

June 28, 2007

Review. Review of Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels and Other Writings. Ed. Clement Hawes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004 in The Scriblerian 38.2 (Spring 2006): 303-05.

Spring 2006

Article. “Swift’s Satiric Authority: Prospects from a Late Twentieth-Century Perspective” in Representations of Swift. Ed. Brian A. Connery. London: Associated University Presses, 2002. 269-285.


Review. Review of God, Gulliver and Genocide: Barbarism and European Imagination, 1492-1945. by Claude Rawson. Oxford: Oxford, 2001 in The Scriblerian 36.2 (Spring 2004): 169-71.

Spring 2004

Article. “Toland’s Symbolic Visibility in Dublin,” in I castelli di Yale (Anno IV - 1999), 39-54.


Four papers. “Swift and Sir Thomas More: the pre-reformation communion of the seven cardinal virtues;” “The Irish pamphleteer and philosopher, John Toland;” “Transfers of German protocols to Catherine’s Russian power;” “Swift’s satiric authority.” Tenth International Congress on the Enlightenment, Dublin 25-31 July 1999.

July 25-31, 1999

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Review. Review of The Florida Edition of the Works of Laurence Sterne. The Sermons, Vol. 4; Notes to the Sermons, Vol. 5. Ed. Melvyn New, Gainesville, Florida: 1996 in Anglican Theological Review 81 (1998): 116-18.


Lecture. "R.S. Crane and Bakhtin," Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, 7-10 September 1995, Ottawa.

September 1995

Review. Satire and Sentiment 1660-1830 by Claude Rawson. Cambridge, 1994. Review for Scriblerian 27 (1995): 180-82.


Lecture. "Why Sterne?" Fifth International Conference on Eighteenth- Century Russia, 9-13 September 1994, Gargnano, Italy.

September 1994

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Lecture. "The Spiritual Hamlet and Quintessence," Semi-annual lecture of The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry, 5 December 1992, London.

December 1992

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