Recent Presentations

“Bodega Sold Dreams: Middle-Class Panic and the Cross-over Aesthetics of In the Heights

  • 4th Biennial Latina/o Literature Conference; CUNY John Jay; 2019.

“Conscripts of Neoliberalism: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Twitter Activism.”

Hamilton and the Digital Archives of Latinx-Caribbean Writing.”

  • 3rd Biennial Latina/o Studies Association (LSA) Conference; Washington, DC; 2018.
  • 11th International Conference on Chicano Literature and Latino Studies; Salamanca, Spain; 2018.
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Conference; Barcelona, Spain; 2018.
  • Contemporary Latina/o/x Aesthetics Seminar. American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, UCLA, CA; 2018.
  • Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o/x Culture and Theory, Graduate Center of the City University of New York; 2018.
  • Special Session on “DH in Practice: Caribbean Models.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, New York, New York; 2018.

“Blackout over Broadway: The Cross-over Aesthetics of Hamilton.”

  • Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference, Nassau, Bahamas; 2017.
  • Colloquium for the Study of Latina/o Theory and Culture, CUNY Graduate Center; 2017.

“La Bodega Goes to Broadway: In the Heights and Transcultural Latinidad.”

  • Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Conference, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 2016.
  • A Global Crossroads?: Caribbean Studies beyond the Disciplines. Howard University, DC; 2015.

“Digital horizons of marginalia: Annotating Junot Díaz’s Oscar Wao.”

  • Caribbean Studies Association Conference, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 2016.
  • Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms and the Will of Literature. 2nd Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Apr. 2015.
  • The Caribbean Digital 
Symposium, Barnard College/Columbia University; 2014.

“Intimacy, Ethics, and Caribbean Diasporic Historical Fiction.”

  • Imagining the Unimaginable: Film, Fiction, and Fabulation in Narratives of New World Slavery. American Historical Association Conference, New York; 2015.
  • Trafficking in Gender. Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference, Boca Raton, FL; 2015.

“Postcolonial Police-states and Legacies of Anticolonial Masculinity in Monique Roffey’s The White Woman on the Green Bicycle.”

  • National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2014.

“How Junot Díaz unseated Julia Alvarez: critical popularity, the MFA generation and the US Latino/a literary canon.”

  • Digital Humanities and Social Justice Monthly Workshop and Lecture Series, FAU; 2015.
  • Latino Studies Association Inaugural Conference, Chicago; 2014.
  • Canon Formation, Markets of Latinidad and the Shifting Cultural Capital of US Latino Writers Seminar. Capitals. American Comparative Literature Association Conference, New York University, NY; 2014.