Recent Presentations

“Atlantic African Religions, Ritual, and Cultures in America,” Jonkonnu Symposium: Enslaved Lives, Traditions, and Cultures in the Americas, The North Carolina History Center, New Bern, NC, November 2018.

“The Scholarship and Intellectual Legacy of P. Sterling Stuckey,” Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Indianapolis, October 2018.

“Marking Our Cultural Exchanges: Historicizing Intra-African Socio-Cultural Matrices in the Black Atlantic World,” Exchanging Our Country Marks @ 20 Plenary, The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Seville, Spain, November 2017.

“‘Gold Coast Diasporas: Identity, Culture, and Power,” Department of History, Smith College, Northampton, MA, October 2017.

“From Coromantee to Maroon to Jamaican: Grandy Nanny and the Making of Modern Jamaican Identity,” The Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Hempstead, NY, June 2017.

“‘I Knew Him in Coromantee Country’: (Re)configurations of Identity in the Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast Diaspora,” New Perspectives on the 18th and 19th Century Black Experience Lecture Series, Department of African American Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, April 2017.

“‘Earth from a Dead Negro’s Grave’: Ritual Technologies and Mortuary Realms in the Eighteenth-Century Gold Coast Diaspora,” Ghana Studies Association, Cape Coast, Ghana, July 2016.

“Obeah, Oaths, and Ancestors: Ritual Technologies and Mortuary Realms in the Gold Coast Diaspora,” The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Charleston, November 2015.