Upcoming Talks and Conferences


"Pierre Toussaint and the Affective Politics of Citizenship"

West Indian Literature Conference, St. Augustine, Trinidad

October 4-7, 2017


 "Autobiographical Selves in Didier Eribon's Returning to Reims"

Literary Studies, Eugune Lang College, The New School, New York City

October 17, 2017


"Toussaint in New York: The Transatlantic Citizenship of Saint-Domingue’s Refugees"

Modern Language Association Conference, New York City

January 4-7, 2018 


"Futures of French"

La Maison Française, New York University

February 1, 2018


Past Talks


"Tracing a Black Feminist International"

University of Chicago

Center for the Study of Race, Culture and Politics

March 1, 2017


"Decolonial Citizenship: African Women's Political Practices in Contested Spaces"

University of Oxford

St. Antony's College, Pavilion Room

March 9, 2017


"Coming of Age in Times of Trauma: Black Girls' Resistance in Neo-Slave Narratives"

University of Virginia

Global History of Black Girlhood Symposium

March 17 and 18 2017


"Beyond the Great Camouflage: Suzanne Césaire, Haiti and the Poetics of Caribbean Identity"

Rutgers University

Center for African Studies

March 3, 2016