Upcoming Events:


Past Events:

December 11, 2021, “Revolution: The Haitian Revolution and its Impact on New Orleans,” Friends of the Cabildo 8th Annual Symposium, Louisiana State Museum.

March 1, 2020, moderator for a reading and discussion of Julius S. Scott and Vincent Browns new books, The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution (Verso) and Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War (Harvard), at The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, NC.


November 4-5, 2019, “Taking Stock of the Archives of Saint-Domingue (Haiti),” Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Harvard Conference

2019    Legacies of the New World Avenger, with Laurent Dubois, Julia Gaffield, and Grégory Pierrot, The Carter G. Woodson Institute, University of Virginia, May 3.

2019    “‘Je suis Chrétien, Chrétien, moi!’: Emperor Faustin I of Haiti and Abbé Moussa, Africain, and the Fight for a National Church.” Circum-Atlantic Studies Seminar, Vanderbilt University, April 17.

2019    “International Law and the Racialization of Sovereignty in the Aftermath of the Haitian Revolution.” Race and Slavery Working Group, Yale University, February, 20.

2018    Roundtable Panelist, “Anti-Colonial Independence Revolutions in the Americas,” Santiago, Chile, Funded by the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies and the University of Notre Dame, December 4-6.

2018    “‘I have been confided in by the Pope to save Hayti, if I can’: Sovereignty, Race, and Religious Dominion in the Aftermath of Revolution,” University of Oklahoma and co-sponsored by the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage, November 14.

2018    Roundtable Panelist, “Democracy in Global Perspectives,” Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, Villanova University, November 12.

2018    Roundtable Panelist, “Haiti and the Digital Humanities,” Enduring Questions, New Methods: Haitian Studies in the 21st Century, The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, University of Virginia, April 12-13.