November 3, 2021
Panel: “What is Public Scholarship?: New Research Agendas in the Humanities and Social Sciences,” with David Sterling Brown (SUNY Binghamton), Kareen Khubchandani (Tufts), and Marissa López (UCLA).
4:00PM EST, for the Mandel Center for the Humanities, Brandeis University. Part of their Humanists at Work series.
July 7, 2021
Reading: We Are the Baby-Sitters Club Launch event, with Marisa Crawford, Quinn Dombrowski, Kristen Felicetti, Caolan Madden, Megan Milks, Haley Moss, Buzz Slutzky, and Mara Wilson.
7:00PM EST, via the Word Bookstore.
March 11, 2021
Talk: “Tropes and Tribulations: Exploring Computational Text-Analysis with the Data-Sitters Club” with Anouk Lang (Edinburgh), Katherine Bowers (UBC), Lee Skallerup Bessette (Georgetown), Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford), and Roopika Risam (Salem State).
3:00PM, Central Time, for the Center for Children’s Books (CCB), School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Talk transcript here.
October 28, 2020
Roundtable: “The Data-Sitters Club: A Colloquial, Comprehensive, Collaborative Guide to Computational Text Analysis,” with Anouk Lang (Edinburgh), Katherine Bowers (UBC), Lee Skallerup Bessette (Georgetown), Quinn Dombrowski (Stanford), and Roopika Risam (Salem State).
11:00AM Pacific Time, part of Collaboration: Digital Humanities Conference at the University of British Columbia. Session info here.
June 30, 2020
Webinar keynote – Reading and Talking about Race: An Intro to ALA’s Great Stories Club, Part 1: “Deeper Than Our Skins: The Present Is a Conversation with the Past.” Recording here.
3:00PM EST, via American Library Association’s Programming Librarian series
March 19-22, 2020 ***CANCELLED due to COVID-19***
“Literary Knowledge and Social Effects: Interdisciplinary Research with the American Library Association’s Great Stories Club Youth Participants,” for the seminar “Thinking like a Sociologist: Theories, Methods, and Risks”
American Comparative Literature Association Conference; Chicago, IL
February 28, 2020
Rhodes Scholar Alumni/ae event and Re-Enchanted book discussion
5:30PM, Rhodes House, Oxford, UK
February 27, 2020
Book talk on Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the 20th Century
2:00PM, Faculty of English Language and Literature; University of Oxford, UK
February 26, 2020 ***CANCELLED in solidarity with the University & College Union strike***
Talk – “Magic in the Minor: Reading for Enchantment and Empires of the Mind in 20th and 21st-Century Children’s Fantasy Literature” (book talk on Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the 20th Century)
5:00PM, Centre for Research in Children’s Literature; Cambridge University, UK
November 17, 2019
Plenary Panel – “The Future of Humanities Education”
Inaugural Rhodes Humanities Forum; Rhodes House, Oxford, UK
August 22, 2019
Keynote – “Creating Spaces to Experiment: History, Theory, and Practice in a Digitally-Integrated Program”
Manhattan College Faculty Development Day; the Bronx, NY
July 23-26, 2019
Roundtable – “The Obstacles & Opportunities of Doing DH at Small Liberal Arts Colleges”
The Association for Computers and the Humanities Conference; Pittsburgh, PA
May 31 – June 2, 2019
Plenary Roundtable – “Humanities in a Derivative Age”
Data-stories Conference: New Media Aesthetics and Rhetorics for Critical Digital Ethnography; Volos, Greece
May 16th – 18th, 2019
Keynote – “Imagining Humane Cyborg Futures: The Case of Experimental Humanities”
Liberal Education in the Age of Automation Conference; Calgary, Alberta, Canada
April 26, 2019
Plenary Moderator – “Why Write?: Reimagining High School and College Essays”
Bard College Institute for Writing and Thinking Annual Conference; Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
March 15, 2019
Roundtable – “Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti Trilogy: Reimagining the Politics of Children’s Fantasy”
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts; Orlando, FL
February 21, 2019
Keynote and workshop leader – “Deeper Than Our Skins: The Present Is a Conversation with the Past”
American Library Association / Kellogg Foundation Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Framework’s Great Stories Club librarian training; Chicago, IL