“Mari Sandoz as a Regional Author,” a paper to the Western Literature Association, October, 1996.
“Mari Sandoz ‘Love Song to the Plains’: A Regional Author and Her Sense of Place,” a slide show and paper to the Sandoz Centennial Meeting, June, 1996.
“Mari Sandoz ‘Love Song to the Plains’: A Regional Author and Her Sense of Place,” to the Nebraska Literature Festival, September, 1995.
“Mari Sandoz ‘Love Song to the Plains’” a slide show and reading to the Western Literature Association, October 1994.
“Preserving the bison on the Northern Grasslands of South Dakota,” a paper and slide show to the Annual Symposium of the Center for Great Plains Studies, April, 1994.
“Touched by the Lightning: Mary Fehr Sandoz, Fourth Wife of Old Jules,” to the Western Literature Association, 1993.
“Frontier Wife beating and Divorce,” Rock Mountain and California American Studies Association, 1993.
“Preserving the Rocky Mountain Bison n Yellowstone and Montana,” the National Social Science Association, April, 1993.
“Domestic Violence on the Late Nineteenth Century Frontier,” Coalition for Western Women’s History, July, 1992.
Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping,” Pacific Northwest American Studies Association, 1990.
“The Underside of Frontier violence: Domestic Violence in Mari Sandoz’s Old Jules,” Western Literature Association, 1989.