Research Presentations – competitive
“Race, immigration, and reasoning: Britain and America’s Town Meeting of the Air,” Broadcasting in the 1950s, University of Wales, Gregynog, July 2011
Panel Author/Panelist, “Transnationalism, renaming, and ‘Black’ British Voices,” The Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies, Penn State Abington, March, 2011
Chair/Panelist: “Baby Mama Drama, or an Other Dad or Mother: The Taboo of Sexual Miscegenation in 60s International Cinema,” 2010 Film & History Conference, Milwaukee, November, 2010
“Recruitment, Race and Transnational Resistance: Prewar developments and BBC Radio,” The Symposium on Broadcasting in the 1930s Conference, UW Madison, July, 2010
“Quantifying Race: NBC, BBC and Race Relations in the Early 1950s,” The On, Archives! Conference, UW Madison, July, 2010
Panel Author/Panelist, “Agency in the age of Obama: Post-blackness, Pseudo-pluralism and Resistance,” Fiske Matters Cultural Studies Conference, UW Madison, June, 2010
“But what’s to be done with these chaps?” BBC Television and the Cultural Fear of West Indian Immigration, The IAMHIST Conference: The Media, Social Fears and Moral Panics, The University of Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth, Wales, July 2009.
Little Brit Different,” but not different enough:
Author/Panelist, “On a Global Basis: Studies in Ethnicity, Transnationalism and
Imperialism,” The Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference,
the West Indies: the
“Televised Postcolonialism: Agency and the Black Briton in 1950s London,” Urban Cultures of the Caribbean Conference,
University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, September, 2007.
can we help you? The
“Who’s the Dame? The Post-World War II Female Image in Film Noir,” The Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference; Indianapolis, Indiana, October, 2006.
those from the Sun: The West Indian Immigrant Experience and
“Black and Forth across the Atlantic: Blacks on American and British Television during the 1950s,”Film, Television and the 1950s Conference, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire, October, 2006.
“The Last Great White Hope? Bakhtin,
Greg Dyke and the
“Televised Postcolonialism, Agency and the Black Briton in 1950s London,” Cultural Studies Association Conference; George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia; April, 2006.
Tales: Caribbean Voices and
Panel Author/Panelist, Back to Black Episodes: Reclaiming Black Masculinity as Fatherhood on Television: “Daddy’s Home: 'Kevin Hill', 'Frank’s Place' and Surrogate Fatherhood within the Dramedy Genre”, the National Communication Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 2005
“My Dawg’s Blacker than your Dawg: Interracial Diversity and Constructs of Blackness,” the Speaking Truth to Power: Rethinking/Relearning Diversity in a Post 9/11 World Conference, University of Maryland Baltimore County; October, 2005
Panelist, “Shades of Blackness and the Culture of Frank’s Place”, Popular Culture in the South Conference; Jacksonville, Florida; October 2005
“Undue Drama: British Television and the Representations of Racial Assimilation,” Cultures of British Television Drama, University of Reading, Reading, England; September, 2005
“A Sense of Loss: British Television and the
Taboo of Sexual Miscegenation,” The History of the Media in
20th Century Britain, 19th Annual CCBH Summer Conference, University of London, London, England; June 2005.
Sentiments: West Indians immigrants, the
Intracultural Diversity and Radio: The Contributions of Cooper, Benson and
Williams to the Black Self-Image,” The Association for Education in Journalism
and Mass Communication Southeastern Colloquium;
“Internationalizing the Intellectual Experience: A Dialogic Narrative regarding the Representations of Black Briton and Black Americans on Television,” The Teaching Diversity/Thinking Diversity Conference; Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland; March, 2004.
“The Boys at the Beanery: Post-structuralism as it Relates to Black Masculinity on ‘Frank’s Place,” Situating the Comedy: Fifty Years of Comedy on American Television Conference; Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio; October, 1997.
“Just Say ‘Hey’: An Examination of the Lack of Communication among Black Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison,” The National Black Graduate Student Conference, the Claremont Graduate School; Claremont, California, August 1995.