Presentations

Upcoming

“Race, Religion, and the Moriscos in Sixteenth-Century Spain,” Race in the Iberian World, 1400-1700, University of Oxford, 9 November 2019.

“Moriscos, Conversion, and Negotiating Identities in Early Modern Spain,” Early Modern World Seminar, University of Oxford, 13 November 2019.

“‘What reason is there to conserve the seed of such fierce and cruel enemies?’: Reading race and genealogy in debates over the expulsion of the Moriscos,” Purity of Blood: The Iberian World in Comparative Perspective, King’s College London, 6-7 December 2019.

 

Past

“Genealogical inheritance and the question of Morisco children,” Early Modern Conversions 2018 team meeting at McGill University, Montréal, August 22-25, 2018. 

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

“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,” 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.