Presented "Popote: A Life History of Slavery and Law and the Haitian Diaspora," Early American Biographies, The Omohundro Institute and the University of Southern California-Huntington Library Early Modern Studies Institute, The Huntington Library, Los Angeles, California, June 2012.
Presented "The Right to Travel: From the Baltimore City Courthouse to the U.S. Supreme Court," Black History Month meeting, Library Company of the Baltimore Bar, Baltimore, Maryland, February 2012.
Presented "Rituals of Rights in the Discharge of Debts: Overturning Dred Scott v. Sandford in Baltimore City," Faculty Workshop, University of Southern California Law School, October 2010.
Presented "Bearing Arms in Baltimore City: From Claims-making to Citizenship in the Era of Dred Scott," Center for Law, History and Culture, University of Southern California Law School, October 2010.
Presented "The Case of Jean Baptiste, un Créole de Saint-Domingue: Narrating Slavery, Freedom, and the Haitian Revolution in Baltimore City" and "W[h]ither the Atlantic World?: Understanding the American South in Transatlantic Context," Understanding the South, Understanding America Network, Clare College, Cambridge University, May 2010.
Presented "The Case of Jean Baptiste, un Créole de Saint-Domingue: Narrating Slavery, Freedom, and the Haitian Revolution in Baltimore City," Legal History Colloquium, New York University School of Law, April 2010.
Commented on "Race, Servitude and Family," Ab Initio: Law in Early America, University of Pennsylvania Law School,
Presented "Reflections on Becoming a Research Subject: Or, Can an Activist Lawyer Write the History of Law," CAAS 40th Anniversary Conference, University of Michigan, March 2010.
Presented "Overturning Dred Scott v. Sandford: African American Citizenship in the Antebellum City,” American Society for Legal History, Dallas, Texas, November 2009.