Presentations & Talks


“Artisans of the Skin: Surface Thinking and Racial Embodiment in 17th-Century Recipe Culture,” roundtable “Seventeenth-Century Race Thinking: Embodiment,” Modern Language Association • #MLA2020 • Seattle, WA • January 2020

“Racial Making/Unmaking and the Embedded Recipe in Ben Jonson’s The Masque of Blackness,” Renaissance Society of America • #RenSA2020 • Philadelphia, PA • April 2020


Cartography, Ethnography, and Games of Empire: Approaches to Early Modern English Geographical Playing Cards,” Fellows’ Colloquium, Newberry Library • Chicago, IL • 12 June 2019

“‘The Egyptian Oyntment’: Early Modern Women, Race, and the Recipe Archive,” panel “Women Writing Race in Early Modern England” sponsored by the Society for the Study of Early Modern WomenRenaissance Society of America • Toronto, ON • 18 March 2019

“Artisans of Immortality: Science, Recipes, and Race in Early Modern Drama,” Yale Renaissance Colloquium, Dept. of English, Yale University • New Haven, CT • 1 March 2019

“Magic and Monstrosity in Shakespeare’s Global Fairyland,” Insight at Triad Stage, A Midsummer Night’s Dream • Greensboro, NC • 4 November 2018

“Artisans of the Skin and the Preservative Arts: Candying, Cosmetics, and Embalming in Early Modern England,” Renaissance Skin Workshop: Artisans of the Surface in Early Modern Europe, 1450-1750, The Anatomy Museum, King’s College London • London, UK • 20-21 September 2018 (Programme)