Event Archive


2017  
Fall Teaching: “Contemporary Caribbean, Curatorial Practices
and the Politics of Visibility” 
New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Spring Teaching: “Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism” New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Spring Teaching: “The Imprisoned: Artists Examine Mass Incarceration in the US” City College of New York
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
March 1 “Women in Photography and Film”
A discussion with Maria Burns, Nadia Hallgren, Mae Ryan and Grace Aneiza Ali.
International Center of Photography
New York, NY
2016  
Spring Teaching: “Artists, Social Change, and the Role of Journalism”
New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
March 6 “The Art of the Burqa” Pen and Brush
New York, NY

2015  
Oct. 14-17 

“Reshaping (G)local Dynamics of the Caribbean”

Leibniz University of Hanover
Hanover, Germany
June 25-28 “Exploring Resilience Through Media”
IVOH Restorative Narrative Summit & Awards

Peace Village
Haines Falls, NY

May 28-31 Panel: “Framing Black/Brown Bodies”
Smoke and Mirrors: Restitution and the Temporal Black Body, Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-staging Histories
Villa La Pietra, NYU
Florence, Italy
May 21 Aljira’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
Newark, NJ
May 18 Podium Literary Journal: A Reading Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92 | Y
New York, NY
May 1 Artist Roundtable (A.RT)
World Policy Institute / Arts-Policy Nexus
New York University
Tisch School of the Arts
April 28 A Conversation on Photography in Ethiopia and Guyana
With Aida Muluneh and Grace Aneiza Ali
Independent Curators International
New York, NY
April 23-25 “A Portrait of Migration in the Guyana Photographic Archive”
Photography and Migration Conference
Colby College
Waterville, ME
Feb. 1 Publication: “The Imprisoned Issue”
OF NOTE Magazine
Spring  Teaching: “The Literature of Immigration” City College of New York
Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences 
2014  
Dec. 2 Exhibition: A Worldview from Guyana: Four Guyanese Women Photographers Addis Foto Fest
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Nov. 13 “Life in Prison: Artists Bear Witness”
Columbia University
Institute for Research in African-American Studies
Oct. 11 “If You Build It, They Will Come”
Out of the Binders: A Symposium on Women Writers Today
Bindercon NYC
New York, NY
Sept. 30 “Guyana Modern”
Curating Now: A Public Symposium
Independent Curators International
New York, NY
Aug. 6 Georgetown Global Shapers
World Economic Forum
Georgetown, Guyana
June 26 “Art, Activism, and Journalism”
IVOH Restorative Narratives Summit
Catskills
New York
June 12 “Guyana Family Photographs: Agents of Social Memory and Citizenship”
Contemporary Caribbean Visual Culture: Artistic Visions of Global Citizenship
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
May 6 “The Global Caribbean Woman” New York University
School of Continuing and Professional Studies
April 24 Visually Speaking: “A Worldview from Guyana”
The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
April 12 “Cultural Identity: Mosaic or Melting Pot”
My Culture, Your Culture
Lycée Français de New York
New York, NY
Jan. 13 Visually Speaking: “Kamoinge at 50” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
2013  
Nov. 13 Visually Speaking: “The Image as Catalyst for Social Change” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
Oct. 10 “How Art Impacts Public Policy” New York University
Department of Art and Public Policy
Oct. 5 “Transformative Arts & Humanities”
36th Annual Fulbright Association Conference
Washington, DC
April 29 Visually Speaking: “Women Image Makers” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY
April 19 “How Can Absence Be a Catalyst for Global Social Change?”
Global Engagement Summit
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Jan. 29 Visually Speaking: “Photographing a Culture through the Pages of Ebony Magazine” The Schomburg Center
New York, NY

Jan. 19 “Creative Resilience: Artists Meeting Adversity with Creativity” World Economic Forum
Davos, Switzerland