Recent and Upcoming Presentations

Discussant, “Educational Institutions in Religious Jurisdictions across Colonial and Postcolonial Frontiers” (Two-Part Panel), African Studies Association Conference, Chicago, November 2017.

Presenter, “Writing the History of South Africa’s Future: Nadine Gordimer and Archives of Imagination under Apartheid,” North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa, Burlington, Vermont, October 2017. Also presented a version of this paper at the Southern African Historical Society Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, June 2017.

Discussant, "Rethinking Apartheid: Women in Church and Congress," North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa, Burlington, Vermont, October 2017.

Presenter, "A Difficult History of Public Motherhood in South Africa,” Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities, Hofstra University, June 2017.

Presenter, “Oral Histories and the Politics of Nostalgia: Teaching with Oral History Transcripts,” Education in Africa Conference, Brown University, March 2017.

Presenter, "The Everyday Politics of Being a Student in South Africa,” African Studies Association Conference, Washington, D.C., December 2016. Also presented a version of this paper at the Education in Africa Conference, Brown University, March 2017.

Presenter, "'As Mothers a Child Is a Child': Social Welfare, Anti-Racist Politics, and Public Motherhood in the Federation of South African Women," North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa, Burlington, Vermont, April 2016.

Chair and Discussant, “Memorial Panel for Jeff Guy on the History of KwaZulu-Natal,” African Studies Association Conference, San Diego, November 2015.

Presenter, Roundtable on "Beyond Soweto: New Histories of Education in South Africa," African Studies Association Conference, San Diego, November 2015.

Presenter, "'As Mothers a Child Is a Child': Social Welfare, Anti-Racist Politics, and Public Motherhood in the Federation of South African Women" and "The Political Economy of Families in Jeff Guy's Theophilus Shepstone and the Forging of Natal," Southern African Historical Society Conference, University of Stellenbosch, July 2015.

Chair and Presenter, Roundtable on "Writing New Institutional Histories for a New South Africa," African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, November 2014.

Presenter, "Mass Education and the Gendered Politics of 'Development' in Apartheid South Africa and Late-Colonial British Africa," North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa, Burlington, Vermont, October 2014. A previous version of this presentation was given at the Workshop on Colonial Education in Africa, University of Cape Town, July 2013.

Presenter, "Ethnicity, Marriage, and New African Politics in Segregationist South Africa," Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities, University of Toronto, May 2014.

Presenter, "Writing a New Gendered History of Apartheid," Conference on South Africa and the Post-Apartheid Condition, Emory University, April 2014.

Presenter, "Doing Oral History: Ethics of Data Collection and Analysis," Department of History, Boston University, April 2014.

Presenter, "The Self, the Nation, and the World: The Scale of Clubwomen's Work, 1912-1943," African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, November 2013. A previous version of this presentation was given at the Southern African Historical Society Biennial Meeting, University of Botswana, Gaborone, June 2013.

Public Lectures, A World of Their Own Book Tour: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg; National Archives of South Africa, Pietermaritzburg; Ike's Books, Durban; Inanda Seminary, Durban; Steve Biko Centre, Ginsberg, Eastern Cape; University of Cape Town, July-August 2013.

Presenter, "'Marching Forward': Rethinking African Nationalist Public Culture from the Women's Pages of the Bantu World, 1935-1948," Wits Interdisciplinary Seminar in the Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, August 2013. A previous version of this presentation was given at the North Eastern Workshop on Southern Africa, Burlington, Vermont, April 2013.

Featured Interviewee, "A World of Their Own," SAFm Literature, South African Broadcasting Corporation, Cape Town, July 2013.