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Conferences, Symposia, and Lectures


Bichas e travas e drags, oh my! (trans)femme (corpo)realities in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.” American Association of Anthropologists. Seattle, Washington.


“Gathering BlackSIDE: Liberatory Study and Practice of Black Sexuality, Intimacy, Desire, and Erotics.” American Studies Association Conference. Experimental Session.


“Local Imaginaries, Global Resistance: Trans of Color Archives & Storytelling.” Queer History Conference. Virtual Roundtable.

“Aqueous Experiments in Black : Queer Diaspora” Carleton College Mellon Mays Program Dinner Keynote. Northfield, MN.

"Brazil after Dark: An Ethical Guide for Writing Erotic Geographies." American Association of Geographers. Virtual.


“Embodying Reciprocity: Relationality and Redistribution in the Practice of Anthropology.” (Roundtable) American Association of Anthropologists. Baltimore, Maryland.

“Towards a Black Trans*lational Praxis: Writing Black LGBTQ+ Life in the Americas.” Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora. Virtual.

“Nininha Problemática and the Production of Salvador’s Periphery.” American Studies Association. Virtual.

“A Heaux Tales Brunch: The Power and Pleasure of Writing Black Sexuality.” Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians. Virtual.


“Blood as Thick as Water: (Re)negotiating the Limits of Black LGBTT Memory.” UT Gender Symposium. Austin, Texas.

“Geographies of Desire: (Re)mapping Black Queer & Trans Life in Salvador da Bahia.” Latin American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts.

“Blood as Thick as Water: (Re)negotiating the Limits of Black LGBTT Memory.” Foro Latinoamericano. Northfield, MN.

 “Beyond the Travesti: Reconceptualizing Trans-Centered Research in 21st Century Brazil.” Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies. Oaxaca, Mexico.


“Geografias de Desejo: (Re)mapeando as Vidas Negras LGBTQ [Geographies of Desire: (Re)mapping Black LGBTQ Lives].” Diálogos Antropológicos: Tensões, Representações e Perspectivas. Federal University of Pernambuco. Recife, Brazil.

"A situação da juventude negra nos Estados Unidos. [The State of Black Youth in the United States]" World Social Forum. State University of Bahia. Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.

Events: Academics
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