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Invited Speaker

  • So Long Been Dreamin’: Black People, Black Futures, Black Dreams. Re-Envisioning Culture Network, University of Missouri
  • Freedom Dreaming in a Broken World. Critical and Decolonizing Praxis Teach-In. University of North Carolina, Wilmington
  • Joy Is an Act of Resistance: Black Teen Literature as a Tool for Transformation with Kekla Magoon and Sarah Sarigianides. Young Adult Literature Summit
  • When You’re Dreaming in a Broken World: Speculative Fiction in a Traditional Field. Speculative Education Colloquium

Invited Panelist

  • Black women HBCU graduates in higher education, ePIFhany, LLC Wednesday coffee and chat series.
  • NCTE member gathering on Black girls and speculative fiction, National Council for Teachers of English
  • Re:presenting Afrofuturism: Our past, our present, our future, Wakanda Alliance.

Guest Lecturer

  • A Critical Approach to Data Representation, Teachers College
  • Speculative Counterstories: Black Girls Using Science Fiction and Fantasy Narratives to Critique Injustice, University of Pennsylvania
  • Challenging the Possible in Literacy Research, University of Cincinnati
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Middle Grades Classroom, Oklahoma State University

Curriculum Consultant

English Curriculum Consultant, Robert F. Smith STEAM Academy