Refereed Conferences, Discussion Circles, & Invited Presentations
Reis, L. C. (2011). Paratexts to Frida Kahlo's œuvre: The visual and the textual in her painted and written self-portraits, session on Estudios femeninos: La voz ante el espejo, chaired by Prof. Beatrice Giannandrea, U of Ohio–Zanesville, The 31st Cincinnati conference on romance languages and literatures, University of Cincinnati, 7 May.
Reis, L. C. (2010). Matter of Greece, Rome, Britain, or France: Romance ideology and literary history in Chrétien de Troyes's Cligés, session on Medieval French romance, chaired by Prof. Christine M. Probes, U of South Florida–Tampa, The 17th biennial New College conference on medieval & Renaissance studies, New College of the University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL, 12 March.
Reis, L. C. (2009a). Manuscript and variance: Paratextualizing the Cligés prologue, session on the Literature, politics, and history in the Middle Ages, chaired by Prof. Catherine White, U of Cincinnati, The 29th Cincinnati conference on romance languages & literatures, Cincinnati, OH, 9 May.
Reis, L. C. (2009b). The point of view of the Other in Claire Denis's Chocolat, session on Colonial empire, female sexuality, and narrative devices, chaired by Prof. Leon Sachs, U of Kentucky, The 62nd annual Kentucky foreign language conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 17 April.
Reis, L. C. (2004). Closing remarks, session on Exploring identities in Assia Djebar's novels, The 10th annual FIGSA conference on the humanities: Community, identity, and the quest for the good life, Department of French and Italian, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 3 April.
Reis, L. C. (2003). (From) the masculine (to) the feminine: Cixous, Lispector, and G. H.'s gender crossing in The Passion According to G. H., session on Twentieth-century novel and theory, chaired by Prof. Anthère Nzabatsinda, Vanderbilt U, The 56th annual Kentucky foreign language conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 24 April.
Reis, L. C. (2002a). Autobiography or testimonio in Teresa de la Parra's Ifigenia (1924) and Las memorias de mamá Blanca (1929), session on Autobiographics of feminist discourse in Latin American literature, chaired by Prof. Levilson Reis, Otterbein U, The 1st Ohio Latin-Americanist conference, Columbus, OH, 20 April.
Reis, L. C. (2002b). Transnational feminist cross-identification: The case of Teresa de la Parra and Doña Marina, session on Intertextuality and transnational identity in twentieth-century Latin America, chaired by Prof. Ana Serra, American U, The 23rd Louisiana conference on hispanic languages and literatures on the globalization of hispanic American literary studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 28 February.
Reis, L. C. (2000). Le Prologue à Cligès: Programmes de lectures, session on Harmonies and disharmonies in medieval and Renaissance literatures, chaired by Prof. Christine McCall Probes, U of South Florida, The 70th annual convention of the south atlantic modern language association (SAMLA), Birmingham, AL, 10 November.
Reis, L. C. (1998a). How are Graduate Programs in French Preparing us For the Profession?, The Graduate Studies in French Discussion Circle, Chaired by Prof. Levilson C. Reis, The 68th annual convention of the south atlantic modern language association (SAMLA), Atlanta, GA, 6 November.
Reis, L. C. (1998b). Parra and Doña Marina: Female cross-identification in the Spanish American essay, Prof. Jean Graham-Jones's Spanish American essay seminar, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2 April.
Reis, L. C. (1998c). Preparing French graduate students for the profession, Prof. Nathaniel Wing's French pro-Seminar, Department of French Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 16 November.
Reis, L. C. (1997a). Enhancing Teaching with the World Wide Web for the Teaching Assistant Preparation Seminar, conducted by Prof. Leona LeBlanc, The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, summer.
Reis, L. C. (1997b). Parra's exemplary woman: Rewriting Doña Marina's role in the Conquest of Mexico, session on The truth is I never left you: Rearticulating the past, chaired by Prof. Encarnación Juárez, U of Notre Dame, The 8th international conference of the asociación de literatura femenina hispánica (ALFH) on (Des)Articulaciones: Actos, cuerpos e ideologías en las literaturas femeninas hispánicas, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 17 October.
Reis, L. C. (1997c). The future graduate student in French: Towards scholarship and political engagement, session on Pedagogy, literature, linguistics: Shaping the future French graduate student, chaired by John Thompson, The Graduate in French Studies Discussion Circle, The 67th annual convention of the south atlantic modern language association (SAMLA), Atlanta, GA, 13 November.
Reis, L. C. (1995). New additions to the reading list: To read or not to read, session on Review of master's and PhD comprehensive exams, The Graduate Studies in French Forum, chaired by Andrew H. Wallis, U of Georgia, The 65th annual convention of the south atlantic modern language association (SAMLA), Atlanta, GA, 4 November.
Reis, L. C. (1994a). Exemplum and narrative: The case of Juan Valera's Pepita Jiménez, session on Rhetoric and popular appeal, chaired by Prof. Kathy M. Krause, Clemson U, The 110th annual convention of the modern language association of America (MLA), San Diego, CA, 29 December.
Reis, L. C. (1994b). Rabelais, Erasmus, and the education of Gargantua, session on Renaissance novels, chaired by Prof. Christine McCall Probes, U of South Florida, The 9th biennial New College Conference on medieval & Renaissance studies, New College of the University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL, 10 March.