Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference

“Depictions of Education in 21st Century Caribbean Literature.”

Location: Georgetown, Guyana

Date: June 2020

College Language Association (CLA) Conference

“Examining the Future of Racial Discourse and Ideologies in Literature.” Panel Chair.

Location: Memphis, TN

Date: April 2020




Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) Conference  - November 2019
“Like Mary J: Searching for Real Love in Toni Morrison's Work and Uncovering #MeToo." Williamsburg, VA.

The Caribbean Digital V Conference  - December 2018
“Engaging the Digital in the Classroom: Beta Tests, Trial Runs and Guinea Pigs.” St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

American Studies Association (ASA) Conference - November 2018
"Working-Class Populations: Appearances and Absences in News and Documentary Media.” Atlanta, GA.

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference - November 2018
“Life-writing Justice: Imagining the Insurgent Possibilities for Black Feminist Praxis.” Atlanta, GA.

Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference – June 2018
“Genuine or Opportunistic Relationships in Oonya Kempadoo’s Fiction.” Havana, Cuba.

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference – April 2018
“Baldwin Meets Duvernay: Documenting Forms of Imprisonment.” Pittsburgh, PA.

National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Conference – March 2017
“A Social Justice Approach: Teaching Africana Literature in a Smartphone Era.” Houston, TX.

Chatham University’s Pittsburgh Gender Scholars Symposium – November 2017
“Social Justice Movements: #BlackLivesMatter, #EnvironmentalJustice, #FightFor15, and Beyond.” Pittsburgh, PA.

Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference – June 2017
“Rivals?: Contesting African American and Caribbean Strife via Fiction.” Nassau, Bahamas.