Presentations

2024

Improving the Visitor Experience for Visitors with Physical Disabilities

Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area (Annapolis, MD; panelist)

2022

Deaf Women’s History in America

Tsukuba University of Technology Deaf Education Content Development Project (virtual; panelist; video available)

Beyond CODA: Representation for People with Disabilities

Worldcon – Chicon 8 (virtual; panelist)

Deaf Methods of Museum Operation

Deaf History International Conference (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Roundtable: Access to ISL Programs and Museums for Everyone

Access to ISL Capacity Building Institute, University of Washington (virtual; panelist)

2021

Audio Audacity: Bold Steps in Accessibility, Audience Impact & Strategy for Audio Content

Museum Computer Network Conference (virtual; panelist)

How we learn: Looking at why it was a natural history museum that twice played host to the epicentre of international eugenics

Dismantling Eugenics: Legacies/Reckonings/Futures Conference, Anti-Eugenics Project (virtual; panelist)

bELL/gALLAUDET, eUGENICS, AND THE dEAF cOMMUNITY

Legacies of Eugenics in New England Conference, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University (virtual; panelist)

Critical Disability Theory and Achieving Deaf-Friendly Museums

Museum Studies Research Week, University of Leicester (virtual)

Digital Accessibility and Inclusion: Get Inspired!

Museum Learning Hub (virtual; panelist; video available)

Museum X Accessibility: deaf people’s perspectives

Tsukuba University of Technology International Exchange Lecture (virtual; writeup available [in Japanese])

2020

Humanizing Deaf Experiences and Studies by Divesting and Diversifying the Archives

Dean Hopper Conference (virtual; panelist)

DEAF-GAIN in Academic Museums

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Conference (virtual)
Southeastern Museums Conference (virtual)

2019

Improving the Visitor Experience for Deaf Visitors

Four Rivers Heritage Area Training (Annapolis, MD)

2018

Transforming the Narrative: Battiste, Foster, and the Status Quo

Deaf Studies Transformations Conference (Washington, DC)

2017

The American Experience of a Deaf Museum

Slovenský deň nepočujúcich (Trnava, Slovakia)

Eyes on Shakespeare: An Accessible First Folio Exhibit

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries Conference (Eugene, Oregon)

2016

Creating Deaf-Friendly Museum Exhibits

Smithsonian Institution PEEPS Exhibit Fair (Washington, DC)

Objects: Collecting, preserving, interpreting, and Display

Capturing Deaf Heritage Day (Washington, DC; panelist)

Gallaudet University’s Role in Historic Northeast Washington DC

Smithsonian Associates Lecture Series (Washington, DC)

2014

Platt H. Skinner and the Founding of Gallaudet University

Celebrating 150 Years of Visionary Leadership Symposium (Washington, DC; video available)