Keynote lectures

The Fifth Annual Kamau Brathwaite Lecture in Cultural Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, scheduled for February 2019.

“DH Moments, Caribbean Considerations” NYCDH Week Keynote, Fordham University, February 2018.

“Articulating Anancy’s Web: From Brathwaite to the Blogosphere” Caribbean Literature and Globalisation, University of Konstanz, August 2017.

“Caribbean Considerations: Audience and Access in Digital Humanities” DH + Design Symposium, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, May 2017.


Conferences and Panels Organized

Co-organizer, Conference: The Caribbean Digital V.University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, 6-7 December 2018.

Co-organizer, Symposium: The Caribbean Digital IV. University of Virginia, 30 November-1 December 2017.

Co-organizer, THATCamp Caribe, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, 3 October, 2017.

Co-organizer, Conference: The Caribbean Digital III. Columbia University, 2 December 2016.

Organizer, Panel: “Caribbean Digital Publishing” West Indian Literatures Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica. October 2016.

Co-organizer, Symposium: The Caribbean Digital II: Histories, Cartographies, Narratives, Columbia University, 4 December 2015.

Organizer, Panel: “Kamau Brathwaite at 85” Bocas Lit Fest, Trinidad, May 2015.

Co-organizer, Conference: The Caribbean Digital. Barnard College, 4-5 December 2014.

Organizer, Symposium: Caribbean Epistemologies: Challenges and Conversations, CUNY Graduate Center, 15 April 2011.

Panel Organizer and Chair, “Caribbean Strains of Queer Resistance” CSA Annual Convention, New York University, May 2008. Also presented “Displaced Subjects, Displacing Sexuality: The Outsider as Corrupting Influence in the Caribbean.”

Seminar Organizer and Chair, “Man and Madness: Written” ACLA Annual Convention, Princeton University, March 2006.  Also presented “Manias and Messiahs: The Madness of Miguel Street


Invited Individual and Panel Presentations 

“Ethics and Digital Humanities Research Roundtable” Digital Humanities Research Institute, NEH Summer Institute, CUNY Graduate Center, June 2018.

“Networked Lives: Digital Self-Fashioning in the Caribbean Blogosphere” Caribbean Cosmopolis Symposium, SUNY-Stonybrook, October 2017

“Michelle Cliff’s Construction of Caribbean Blackness” Black Matters: The Futures of Black Scholarship and Activism, University of Austin, Texas, September 2016.

“Handling with Care: On editing, invisibility, and affective labor” What is Journal Work? Columbia University, New York, September 2016.

“Madwomen at the Crossroads” (virtual presentation) Altered States: Configuring Madness in Caribbean Literature, Liège, Belgium, April 2015.

“Teaching the Digital Caribbean: The Ethics of a Public Pedagogical Experiment” Black Studies in the Digital Age, Princeton University, February 2015

“Memories of Things to Come: Anthony Joseph and a Futuristic Caribbean Aesthetic” Critical Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University, November 2014

“On Editing: The Work behind the Work” Symposium: Twentieth-Century Studies, Past and Future, in honor of Marianne DeKoven and John McClure, Rutgers University, April 2014.

“Transboundary Aesthetics” Roundtable discussion on Kamau Brathwaite, Critical Caribbean Symposium, The College of the Bahamas, Nassau, November 2013.

“The Dateless Days of Jonestown: Wilson Harris’s Labyrinths of Space, Psyche and Time” Postcolonial Studies Group Colloquium Series, CUNY Graduate Center, April 2013.

“An Afrofuturistic Caribbean Diaspora” Exploring Dimensions of African Diasporas:  An International Conference, Johns Hopkins University, April 2012.