Currently accepting invitations for Spring 2020
2019 “Let’s All Come Together”: Black LGBT Pride and Celebrations of Black LGBT Life in Washington, DC. Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Spring Evening Program. Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC
2019 An Evening with BOOMscat. Conversation with the artists. American University, Washington, DC
2019 Pride and Prejudice: Navigating In/Visibility in Black and Queer Social Spaces in DC. Allied in Pride and Black Heritage Celebration Committee, George Washington University, Washington, DC
2018 The Ethnography of Ratchet: A Public Lecture. Women and Gender Studies Program at the George Washington University, Washington, DC
2018 Cultivating Your Professional Presence. International Development MA Program, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC
2018 Beyond #Woke: A Practical Guide for Conscious Culture Consumption. Delta Phi Epsilon American University, Washington, DC
2018 “Making Your Research Public” Faculty Development Week. Office of Faculty Development, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC
2017 Putting Stories to Work in Sexual Health and Social Justice: Pro Tips from an Ethnographer. Annual Meeting, National Coalition of STD Directors, Arlington, VA.
2017Beyoncé and Contemporary Black Feminist Thought: Practical Lessons in Drinking Lemonade. American Studies Program, American University, Washington, DC.
2017Art and Ideas: Dr. Nikki Lane — Black Women Queering the Mic: Missy Elliott Disturbing the Boundaries of Racialized Gender and Sexuality. MOCA Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL.
2017 Beyoncé and Black Feminist Thought: A Practical Lesson in Conscious Culture Consumption. Gender Studies Program. Whitman College. Walla Walla, WA.
2016 “Hey Girl, You Back From Vacation?”: Belonging, Being, and Living in Tangerine. Invited speaker for the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication Symposium on Discourses in Action. Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania.
2015 Will You Be My N**** @ Prom: Post “Post-Racial” Racism and American Popular Culture. Special invited lecture for American Studies Department, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany.
2015 On the Scene: Doing Public Anthropology with Black Queer People in DC. Invited lecture for Social Justice Colloquium, American University.
2012 The Blacker the Berry: Racism and Colorism in America and on the College Campus. Georgetown University’s Women of Color student organization.
2009 Oprah, Sexuality, and Lies: Black Women and New Controlling Images. Allied in Pride student organization, George Washington University.