Presented "Proclaiming Emancipaton: Interpreting Slavery's Abolition through Visual Culture," Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Boston, June 2013.
Presented "One Hand Upon the Constitution and the Other Upon the Discipline of the Church": Church, State, and Citizenship in Antebellum Baltimore," Religion Department, Princeton University, February 2013.
Presented "The Illogics of Race and Law in the Nineteenth Century United States," Systèmes de castes et systèmes esclavagistes, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH), Paris, France, December 2012.
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,