Convener of Conferences, Symposia, and Working Groups

Co-organizer for symposium, The Poetics of Material Life, with Prof. C. N. Biltoft. With support from The Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania.      November 2019

Organizer for invited talk, “Global Flesh and Spirit” with Profs. C. N. Biltoft and M. Gordin. Program in American Studies, Program in Translation, Department of English. Princeton University. April 2017

Co-organizer for symposium, “Post-docs in the Humanities.” Franklin Humanities Institute. Duke University. April 2016

Organizer for symposium, “Spirit Pictures: Visual Technologies for a Secular Age.” Duke University. Spring 2016

Project team member for “Art, Vision, and the Brain,” Bass Connections Brain and Society Project, Duke University. Summer 2015-present

Organizer for symposium, “here/after: Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellows Symposium.” Duke University. September 2015

Organizer for working group, About Faces. Women’s Studies Department, Duke University. Spring 2015

Co-organizer for seminar, “Art & Accident.” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada. March 2015

Organizer for panel, “Legal Ephemera: Silence, Image, and Race.” Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Birkbeck School of Law, University of London. March 2013

 Organizer for panel, “Black Children and the ‘Tender Years’: Race and Age in Law, Literature, and Photography.” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland. October 2011

Co-organizer for working group, Transnational American Studies. Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities, University of California, Berkeley. 2009-2011