“‘A Thorough Leveler and Vulgarizer’: The Bicycle Boom in the New South,” Southern Historical Association, Birmingham, AL, November 2018.

“‘In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country’: Race, Empire, and Bicycle Circumnavigations,” Organization of American Historians, Sacramento, CA, April 2018.

“The Bicycle in an Age of Empire,” International Cycling History Conference, Mannheim, Germany, May 2017.

“'Major' Taylor and the Making of a Trans-Imperial Colorline,” Social History Society, London, UK, April 2017.

“Major Taylor, World Cycling Champion: Race, Ability, and the Global Colorline,” British American Nineteenth             Century Historians, Cambridge, UK, October 2016

“The South’s New Negroes: Crossing Borders, Transgressing Space at Atlanta’s Cotton States and International Exposition, 1895,” Organization of American Historians, Atlanta, GA, April 2014.

“Locating the New South: Jim Crow Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World’s Fairs,” Canadian Association for American Studies, Toronto, ON, October 2012.

“The Legions in Blue and Gray: Performances of Civil War Reconciliation at Southern International Expositions,” Southern Historical Association, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

“Negro Buildings, Old Plantations, and Dahomey Villages: Performing a Racial Modern,” Organization of American Historians, Houston, TX, March 2011.

“Formulating a Racial Modern: The Southern African American Middle Class and the Atlanta and Nashville Expositions, 1895-1897,” Social Science History Association, Chicago, IL, November 2010.


“Major Taylor and the Making of a Trans-Imperial Colorline,” Negotiating Territories: Remapping America’s Boundaries, York St. John University, York, UK, June 2016. 

“Representing a Jim Crow Empire: The South’s International Expositions and the Imperial Modern,” Interactions Seminar Series, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough, January 2013

““To Preserve Order, No Matter at What Cost”: Race, Order, and Modernity at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, 1897,” Centre for the Study of the United States Graduate Student Workshop, University of Toronto, February 2010.