February 20, 2015: "I Can’t Believe You Keep Killing Off Adam Beach, NBC: Gender, Representation and Native American Cameos on Network Television." 2nd Annual Contemporary Native Issues Symposium: Perspectives on Native Representations (Berkeley, CA) [view abstract]
March 12-14, 2015: "“California Native Literatures and the End of the World: Why I teach 'The Walking Dead' in my Native literature courses." Native American Literature Symposium (Albuquerque, NM). [view abstract]
June 4-6, 2015: “What the Washington Re*sk*ns are all about: South Park, The Daily Show and Native Mascots” -- PANEL Indigenous Media Analytics: Interrogating Contemporary Representations of Native People on Television. Native American Indigenous Studies Association Conference (Washington D.C.)
October 21-24, 2015: “Why Agriculture? Making, taking and claiming the State of California through western agriculture” -- PANEL Environmental Justice and Native American Water Rights. Western History Association Conference (Portland, OR)
Northwest Coast Regalia Stories (Editor, Project Director): The “NWC Regalia Stories” explores the life stories of cultural regalia pieces for Northwest California Native peoples. This digital humanities project also examines the effects of history and change for Native regalia pieces through the last century. The personal perspectives and experiences of living regalia makers reveal the meanings embedded in the regalia. These traditions are represented through collected stories and mixed-media to illustrate the remarkable continuance of these cultures. This digital humanities projects launches in mid-August 2014. The project will also result in a published book.
Native American Studies Graduate Research Journal (Co-Editor): The NAS Graduate Research Journal’s is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed publication that supports graduate student research related to Native American Studies. This journal provides Graduate Students the opportunity to be published—or act as a peer reviewer and encourages work that engages, challenges, and contributes to the developing field of Native American Studies. Read more on the NASGRJ website.