November 6: “Sundays at the Gallery: In Conversation with Nikki A. Greene.” Carrie Mae Weems: I Once Knew a Girl… The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery. Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. November 2016.
November 2: “’The Flow of Is’: Of Funk and Art History.” Fellows Colloquium Series. W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute. Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
April 11: THIRD EXPOSURE ~ The Dark Room: Race and Visual Culture Seminar’s 3rd Annual Symposium. Featuring Coco Fusco as the keynote speaker. Collins Cinema, Wellesley College. See our Facebook Event page and follow us on Twitter @raceandvisual for more details.
February 18: “Hear/Say in the Works of Radcliffe Bailey,” Davis Museum Salon Series. Davis Museum, Wellesley College, 12:30 p.m.
Sugar sculpture from Kara Walker’s A Subtlety. July 2014.
February 12, 2014: “Between Worlds: Black Feminists Artists in the African Diaspora” (on Adrian Piper, Renée Stout, and Sokari Douglas Camp). Lecture for “Africa Week” at Wellesley College. Wellesley African Students Association. Harambee House at 12:30 p.m.
November 21, 2013: “Between Worlds: Black Feminists Artists in the African Diaspora” (on Adrian Piper, Renée Stout, and María Magdalena Campos-Pons). Smithsonian American Art Museum, Brown Bag Lecture on Art and Black Feminism. Washington, DC.
April 9, 2013: “What the FUNK?…And Other Questions about Art, Music, and Blackness.” Africana Studies Colloquium. Clapp Library, Library Lecture Room, 4:15 p.m. Wellesley College.
March 24, 2012: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia, PA.“To The Glory of God (TTGF): Moe Brooker’s Painted Faith.” Co-Chair and Presenter. Faith, Identity, and History: Representations of Christianity in Modern and Contemporary African American Art. A Symposium. The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art.
April 18, 2012 at 6 p.m.: The Collins Cinema. The Davis Museum. Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. “Radcliffe Bailey’s Soundscapes.” In conjunction with the exhibition Radcliffe Bailey: Memory as Medicine at the Davis Museum. See the YouTube video of my talk above: Radcliffe Bailey’s Soundscapes