Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

“Diasporic and African? Retaining and Recuperating Africanity in Diasporic Music Culture,” Harriet Tubman Institute, New Geographies: Africa and African Diasporas, New York, August 2018.

Chair and comment for "Black Europe: Writing and Performing Blackness," African-American Intellectual History Society, Waltham, MA, March 2018.

Listen Up English Boy: British Black Power and Transnational Racial Consciousness,” Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Sevilla, Spain, November 2017.

“Taking Wickets in Babylon: West Indian Cricket and Black Nationalisms After Decolonization,” New Perspectives on Black British History, London, October 2017.

“From Compton to Cape Town: Kendrick Lamar, Diaspora, and Unbelonging,” New York University, March 2017.

“Articulations of Displacement and Dissonance from Compton: Kendrick Lamar in the Twenty-first Century,” Black Portraitures III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures,  Johannesburg, November 2016.

“Caribbean Oral Tradition and the Making of a Diasporic Archive in Donald Hinds’s Journey to an Illusion,” 35th Annual West Indian Literature Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica, October 2016.

“The Days for Groveling were Over: West Indian Cricket After Independence,” Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Charleston, SC, November 2015.

“After Notting Hill: Post-Riot Radicalism and the End of Empire,” The Windrush Roundtable: Caribbean Studies Scholars Symposium, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2014.

“Marcus Garvey and His Many Black Stars: Pan-Africanism for Whom?,” Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Santo Domingo, October 2013.

“Rapidly Radicalized Race Politics: Black Power in the West Indian Gazette and Black Power,” Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora, Pittsburgh, November 2011.

“The Caribbean Press and the Development of Transnational Political Solidarity," Caribbean Studies Association, Curacao, May 2011.

We did arms ourselves, just like they did: West Indian Consciousness in the 1958 Notting Hill Riots,” Caribbean Studies Association, Barbados, May 2010.