Workshop Leader:” Whose Teaching? Whose Learning? Exploring the Praxis of Teacher-Learner
Collaborations in Research.” Teaching Learning Technologies Conference, Elon University, August 14th, 2014.
Workshop Leader: “Whose Teaching? Whose Learning? An Exploration of Student-Teacher
Collaborative Research Partnerships.” The Mico University College, Kingston, Jamaica. April 9th, 2014.
Workshop Leader. “Whose Intercultural Learning? Turning Study Abroad into Research and Scholarship
Opportunities for Faculty, Staff & Students.” Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement (WISE), Sixth Annual Workshop, Second Annual Conference. Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, February 7, 2014.
Workshop Leader. “One Market, Different Demographics, Competing Interests: Innovative Recruitment
Strategies for Short-Term Study Abroad Programs.” BUTEX Symposium, the University of York, July 4th, 2013.
Workshop Leader. “How to Enter Culture to Gain Intercultural Competence.” Workshop on
Intercultural Skills Enhancement (WISE), Fifth Annual Workshop, First Annual Conference
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, February 1-2, 2013.
Workshop Leader. “Travelling with Excess Baggage: Shedding the Burdens of Privilege in
International Service-Learning Partnerships.” Pedagogy of Privilege: Transformational Learning, Education, Practice. & Research Conference, University of Denver, CO, August 15th- 16th, 2011.
Workshop Convener & Leader. “Travelling with Excess Baggage: Shedding the Burdens of Privilege in
International Service-Learning Partnerships.” PACE (Pathways to Civic Engagement) Conference, Elon, NC, February 9th, 2011.
Participant: Administrative Workshop sponsored by the National Council for Black Studies and the Ford
Foundation. Georgia State University, Atlanta Hilton, July 14th-17th, 2010. (One of ten directors selected in a highly competitive peer-review process.)
Roundtable Presenter. “The Beat of a New Drum: Networking, Collaborating, & Building
Sustainable Partnerships through Black Studies Programs.” National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Conference, Cincinnati, OH, March 16th-19th, 2011.
Invited Panelist: “South Africa: Thirteen Years After Apartheid.” Event sponsored by the Office of
International Affairs and the Africana Studies Program, North Carolina State University. September, 25th, 2007.
Panelist: “The New ‘F’ Word: Celebrating Women, Feminism and Equality.” Elon University, NC, April
Panelist: “How Far Have We Come: Race Relations & Integration at Elon University.” Zeta Phi Beta
Sorority Incorporated, November 15th, 2006.
Guest Lecturer: “The Lessons the Empire Never Told: Mary Jane Grant Seacole (1805-1881), an Unlikely
Crimean War Hero,” Elon University, November 1st, 2006.
Moderator: “Disciplinary Perspectives of Gendered Violence.” Women’s and Gender Studies Panel, Elon
University, April 11th, 2006.
Invited Panelist, "A Discussion of Oprah Winfrey's Their Eyes Were Watching God." University of Miami,
Invited Panelist, Miami International Film Festival, "A Celebration of Haitian Art & Culture," 2004
Panel Chair, "Using Technology as a Research Tool." XXII Annual West Indian Literature Conference,
March 20th, 2003
Presenter: “Transforming Higher Education: Restructuring Space and Minds.” The Mico University
College Annual Research Day, Kingston, Jamaica. April 8th, 2014.
Presenter: “Neither Rich nor Free, but We Are Brave: Female Social Entrepreneurship in Post-Apartheid
South Africa” National Council for Black Studies Conference. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL March 5th – 7th, 2014.
Presenter: “From Immersive and Service Learning to SoTL: A Look at the 2010 Lilly Greensboro Poster
Awards” FridayLive! Teaching Learning and Technology Group Webinar June 10th, 2010 http://connectpro86502729.na6.acrobat.com/p97918644/
Presenter: “Immersion Africa: Student Innovations & Approaches to Complex Global Problems.” Lilly
South Conference on Evidence-Based Learning and Teaching, University of North Carolina-
Greensboro, February 5th-7th, 2010. (Winners of the Best Poster Presentation 2010)
Presenter: “Focusing A-Broad Experience: Short-Term Study Abroad Programs and the General
Education Curriculum.” INTER 2009 Conference on International Undergraduate Education.
Queens University (Canada) Herstmonceux Castle, United Kingdom. July 27th-29th, 2009.
Presenter: “International Service-Learning: Ethics in Cross-Cultural Partnerships.” North Carolina
Campus Compact Conference, Elon University, February 13th, 2008.
Presenter: “The Global Links Library and Literacy Initiative: Using Technology and International
Service-Learning to Improve Cross-Cultural Knowledge and Understanding among South African and American Students.” Lilly South Conference on College and University Teaching-Learning by Design, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, February 8th-10th, 2008. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in_QdEI6L80 (Winner of Best Poster Presentation)
Presenter: “Reincarnations of Legba in Contemporary Caribbean Fiction.” “Postcolonial Ghosts”
Conference sponsored by CERPAC (Centre for Commonwealth Studies or Centre d'Études et
de Recherches sur les Pays du Commonwealth). Université Paul Valéry (Montpellier III), France. November 8th – 10th, 2007.
Presenter: “From Martin’s ‘Mountaintop’ to Mandela’s ‘Tabletop’, Will We Ever Realize the Dream?”
America’s 400th Anniversary: Voices from Within the Veil, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA, February 22-23rd, 2007.
Presenter: “A People in Drag, A Nation Unsexed: The Sexual Politics of Dress in Contemporary
Caribbean Fiction.” An International Transdisciplinary Conference, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, May 26- 277th, 2007.
Presenter: "A Nation's Encounter of the Close/Clothes Design: Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven
and Patricia Powell's The Pagoda.” 9th International Conference of the ACWWS, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 26-30, 2004.
Presenter: "Performances of Desire in Michelle Cliff's No Telephone to Heaven and Patricia Powell's The
Pagoda." XXI Annual West Indian Literature Conference, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. March 25-27, 2002.
Presenter: "Dismembered Breasts, (Re)membered History." Swinging Her Breasts at History. Caribbean
Women Writers Alliance and Goldsmith College, University of London, England, April 6-7, 2001.
Presenter: "Creating Magic with Many Languages: Speaking the Language of Diversity. Create the
Magic." NCTE Conference, Birmingham Alabama, March 29-31, 2001
Presenter: "Towards an Erotics of Hybridity: Sexual/Racial Bodies on the Verge of a Nation."
XX Annual West Indian Literature Conference, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad. March 1-3, 2001.
Presenter: "The Psychological Reformulation of the Female Subject in Edwidge Danticat's The Farming of
Bones." XIX Annual West Indian Literature Conference, The University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana. March 8-11, 2000.
Invited Speaker: "Hashtag Activism: IIts Limitations and Evolving Roles in a Democracy. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa. March 18, 2015.
Invited Speaker - "So I'm a Computer Scientist, Now What? " Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom. February 18, 2015.
Guest Lecturer: Global Pod Lecture on Colonialism and Imperialism. Elon University, April 14th, 2008
Keynote Speaker: “Diversity in Action at Elon.” The Organizational Awards and Inaugural Ceremony,
Elon University, NC, March 29th, 2007.
Commencement Speaker, University of Miami Convocation Center, 2004