Lectures and Performances
Posthumous Reckoning: A Cosmology of Infinitudes — – Department of Architecture and Graphic Design, Public Lecture/Performance at The American University of Beirut.14 December 2011.
On Autobiography, Economies of Surplus and Surpassing Disasters – — Plenary address – 5th International Conference on the Arts in Society – Sydney College of the Arts, 25 July 2010.
4’33″ for Vocals: John Cage a lecture/performance – Silent Spaces – Macquarie University Art Gallery – Sydney 28 April 2010.
Autobiography at Crossroads - Invited Speaker – AILAE 2008 Summer School – University of Calabria, Rende, Italy.
An Ungrateful Death: Al-Karam in the Age of Withdrawal — Lecture Performance Home Works IV – The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, 12-20 April 2008.
Amphibious Life Forms and the White Desert — Tactics Against Fear seminar – Invited Speaker. University of Wollongong, 3 September 2007.
An Ungrateful Death: “Karam” in the Midst of Mourning — Mourning and Its Hospitalities | (after…) conference. University of Queensland, 18-21 July 2007.
Pressure Points Forum II — Writing and Society Research Group. Bilal Khbeiz and Sydney Arab Film Festival: Convener, Curator and Chair. University of Western Sydney, 13 March 2007.
Pressure Points Forum I — Writing and Society Research Group— Jalal Toufic and Ghassan Hage: convenor, Curator and Chair. University of Western Sydney, 16 September 2006.
Speaking on Behalf of the Other. Keynote Address Presented at the Poetics of Australian Space–University of Sydney & Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney,9-12 February 2005.
The Negotiating Table Mona Hatoum Forum. Presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art – Sydney, 7 May 2005.
Apparitions Cultural Dynamics of ‘New World’ Visions and Representations Conference— Centre d’Etude des Modes de la Représentation Anglophone — Université Stendhal Grenoble, 8, 9 December 2005.
Tampa a performance/sculpture/photography/video project — The Italian Effect Conference– The Research Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (RIHSS) – University of Sydney, 9 -11 September 2004.
Excisions and Empty Deserts — Dialogue Across Cultures Conference Centre for Australian Indigenous Studies – Monash University, 12 –14 November 2004.