Presentations

Upcoming 

Possessing Papers and Converting Status in Early Modern Spain,” to be presented at Objects of Conversion in Early Modern Europe, University of California, Los Angeles, February 15-17, 2018.

 

Past

“Old Christian Moriscos in early modern Castile,” on the panel “Re-Thinking ‘Race’ in the Spanish Atlantic: Shaping Imperial Laws and Defining Categories of Difference, Belonging, Royal Vassalage, and Religious Lineage,” at the 132nd meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington, DC, January 4-7, 2018.

Invited panelist, “Reflecting on Renaissance Refugees and Forced Migrations in the Era of the Muslim Ban,” a roundtable sponsored by the Renaissance Society of America at the 132nd meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington, DC, January 4-7, 2018.

“Morisca Women and the defence of community in sixteenth-century Spain,” Global Reformations: Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at Victoria College, University of Toronto, September 27-30, 2017.

“Making the Morisco nation: declarations of incommensurability in early modern Spain,” The Politics of Conversion: from Martin Luther to Muhammad Ali conference at the Newberry Library, Chicago, September 14-16, 2017.

“Converting Moriscos in sixteenth-century Castile,” Early Modern Conversions 2017 team meeting at McGill University, Montréal, August 24-26, 2017.

“‘The signs of their poor conversion’: Morisco non-conformism in Counter-Reformation Spain,” to be presented at the Sixth International Converso and Morisco Conference: Los Cristianos Nuevos y la Reforma Religiosa en Europa Medieval y Moderna, Alcalá de Henares (Spain), June 14-15, 2017.

“The Morisco problem and the politics of conversion,” presented at Politics of Conversion Workshop, Part III, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Mexico City, March 9-11, 2017.

“Of lineage and limpieza de sangre: Old and New Christians in early modern Spain,” presented at Bodies and Minds in the Early Modern Catholic World, University of Warwick (England), March 24-25, 2017.

“Building the Serai Collaboratory,” a group presentation at Mapping Sense, Space, and Time: A Digital Mapping Workshop. Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, April 28, 2016.

“Zotero for Scholarly Collaborations,” Roots and Routes: Scholarly Networks and Knowledge Production in the Pre-Modern Mediterranean and in the Digital Age —Sociability and Materiality Summer Institute at University of Toronto Scarborough, May 26-June 3, 2014.

“Granadan Morisco slaves in Valladolid, 1570-1614,” Renaissance Society of America, San Diego, California, USA, April 5, 2013.

Panelist, “Search for Tomorrow: History and Digital Humanities,” Annual Graduate History Symposium, University of Toronto, February 2, 2013.

“ePorte: New Technologies in Premodern Mediterranean Studies,”  Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Cincinnati, USA, October 27, 2012.

“Defender of the Granadan Moriscos,” Roots and Routes Summer Institute: Translation, Mediation, and Circulation, University of Toronto Scarborough, April 30-May 11, 2012.

“Lives in Exile: The Expulsion of the Granadan Moriscos,” Early Modern Migrations: Exile, Expulsion, and Religious Refugees, 1400-1700. University of Toronto, April 21, 2012.

Panelist, “People in Motion,” Roots and Routes Summer Institute: Spatialities & Borderlands, University of Toronto Scarborough, June 27-July 1, 2011.