Upcoming Presentations

“Energy Justice: A Comparative Case Study of Decentralized Energy Planning Models in Ayiti.” Paper to be presented at the Black Communities Conference, Durham, North Carolina. September 2019.

“Pòsali Case Study: Sustainability Diffusion, Eco-Tourism, and Disaster Planning.” Paper to be presented at the Association of Black Sociologists’ 2019 Annual Conference, New York, New York. August 2019.

“Posali Case Study: A Black Feminist Analysis of  Sustainability Planning in Ayiti.” Paper to be presented on the Insurgent and Participatory Planning panel. Resisting Displacement & Dispossession: Planner’s Network 2019 Annual Conference, New York, New York. June 2019.

Caribbean Studies Digital Humanities Institute. Participant in the National Endowment for the Humanities’s Advanced Training Institute in the Digital Humanities at the University of Florida. Gainesville, Florida. May 2019.

Previous Presentations

Energy Justice: A Comparative Case Study of Decentralized Energy Planning Models in Ayiti. Paper presented at the American Association of Geographer’s Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. April 2019.

“Posali Case Study: A Black Feminist Analysis of  Sustainability Planning in Ayiti.” Paper presented on the Black Space-Making in and against ‘The Master’s House’ panel. Black Production and the Space of the University Symposium. New York, New York. March 2019.

“Post-Disaster Aid & Urbanisme in Pòsali: Lalwa, Desantralizasyon ak Divizyon ant Moun Andeyo ak Moun Lavil.” 30th Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association’s. Pòtoprens. November 2018.

“Pòsali’s Planning Story: The Gender of Aid & NGO-ization of Disaster Relief.” Panel organizer: Spaces of Struggle: Toward an Intersectional Discourse on Insurgent Planning Herstories. 58th Annual American Collegiate Schools of Planning. Buffalo, New York. October 2018.

“Planning Beloved Communities in Haiti: Discrimination, Diffusion and Decentralization.” 43rd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, Havana, Cuba. June 2018.

“Learning to Write Haiti’s Planning History.” Colloquy Panel: Thinking the City: Bob Beauregard on the City as Theory, Politics, Materiality. 48th Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association. Toronto, Ontario. April 2018.

“Pardon My French: Sex, Power & Positionality in Planning Research & Practice in Haiti.” Toward a Transnational Discourse on Black Voices in Urbanization. The African American Intellectual History Society. Waltham, Massachusetts. March 2018.

“Urbanisme in Ayiti: Diffusion, Decentralization & Disaster.” Lectures in Planning Series. The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University. New York, New York. February 2018.

“Pardon My French But “Ne Touche Pas Mon Blanc” : Embodied Researcher Trauma Herstories of a Black Dyaspora in Haiti.” DiaspoJam: Catherine Flon’s Legacies Reflechi on Questioning the Second-Generation Dyaspora’s Authentic “Haitianness” & Role in Migration and DevelopmentRoundtable Organizer.
Haitian Studies Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2017

“Native Aspirations & Foreign Plans: A Haitian Planning Herstory of the Long-Term Sociocultural Impacts in Disaster Recovery Efforts.” Diaspora Women in the Field: Negotiating Identity, Herstory, and Citizenship.
Haitian Studies Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2017

Exclusionary Aid, Local Agency: Studying the Long-Term Impacts of NGOs in Haitian CommunitiesPanel Chair.
Haitian Studies Association. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 2017

“Native Aspirations & Foreign Plans: A Haitian Planning Herstory of the Long-Term Sociocultural Impacts in Disaster Recovery Efforts.”
57th Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Annual Conference: Cities, Regions, & Growth: Smart, Inclusive, Equitable? Denver, Colorado. October 2017

“Pardon My French, but “Don’t Touch My Whitey” – Embodied Researcher Trauma Herstories of a Black Dyaspora in Haïti.”
Spaces of Struggle 2017: A Mini-Conference on Radical Planning. Denver, Colorado. October 2017

“How Policy Mobilities Immobilize Planning in Haiti?”
7th Annual Caribbean Urban Forum. Hosts: Caribbean Network for Urban and Land Management, Belize Association of Planners. Belize City, Belize. May 2017

Graduation Speaker for the Graduating Leadership Scholars, Class of 2017’s Ceremony
Reflections on Leadership Learning Celebration and Recognition, IWL Leadership Scholars Certificate Program. The Institute for Women’s Leadership. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. New Brunswick, New Jersey. May 2017

“How Planning Does Not Work in Haiti.”
Caribbean Studies Association. Port-au-Prince, Haiti. June 2016

“The Planning Discipline in Haiti.”
8th Annual Krueckeberg Doctoral Conference in Urban Planning and Public Policy at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ. March 2016

“Local Experiences of Transnationalism and Development: The International Development Apparatus Culture and the Haitian Planning Experience.”
5th Annual Krueckeberg Doctoral Conference in Urban Planning and Public Policy at the Bloustein School at Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ. February 2013

“What Does Planning for Development in Haiti Mean?”
24th Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference. New York, NY. November 2012

“What Does Planning for Development in Haiti Mean?”
Roots and Branches: New Directions in Haitian Studies Conference at New York University. New York, NY. January 2012

“Have West Indians’ Spatial Assimilation Patterns in South Florida Changed?”
35th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association. Barbados. May 2010

“Have Haitian’s Spatial Assimilation Patterns in Miami-Dade County, Florida Changed?”
21st Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference. Bloomington, IN. November 2009

“Have Black Immigrants’ Spatial Assimilation Patterns in the U.S. Changed?”
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate-University of Michigan MASS Session. Ann Arbor, MI. October 2009

“The Globalized Black Women’s Club Movement.”
Women’s World/ Mundos de Mujeres Conference. Madrid, Spain. June – July 2008

“Are Gang Prevention Programs and Policies Formulated From Urban Experiences Applicable to Suburban Places?”
American Planning Association’s National Planning Conference. Las Vegas, NV. April 2008

“Are Gang Prevention Programs and Policies Formulated From Urban Experiences Applicable to Suburban Places?”
16th Annual National McNair Research Conference. Delavan, WI. October 2007

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