Invited Presentations:

·         Lecture: "What is Banksky?,” North York Central Library, Toronto, ON, 20 September, 2018.

·         Guest Lecture: "Indigenous Art in Canada," Third Age Learning Lecture Series, Guelph University, ON, 20 September,



·         Workshop: “Effective Management of Collections with Volunteers,” Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG),

Museum London, London, ON, 21 April, 2016.


·         Workshop: “Matthew Ryan Smith & Andil Gosine,” Visual Arts After Indenture International Workshop, York University,

Toronto, ON, 18 March, 2016.


·         Guest Lecture: “Curation Now,” Big Night Out, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 11 March, 2016.


·         Guest Presentation: “Andil Gosine’s Cane Portraiture,” Art Gallery of Ontario First Thursday Event “No Place Like

Home,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON, 4 February, 2016.


·         Guest Lecture: “Indigenous Video Art Now,” Yukon School of the Arts, Dawson City, Yukon Territories, 12 October,

2015. (Skype presentation).


·         Guest Presentation: “The Autobiographical Impulse,” Art Gallery of Ontario: First Thursday Speaker Series, Art

Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 5 March, 2015.


·         Guest Lecture: “Point and Shoot: The Ethics of Tourist Photography,” Art House Café Lecture Series, Grimsby Art

Gallery, 21 February, 2014.


·         Guest Lecture: “Heritage Tourism,” Western University, 26 January, 2012.


·         Guest Lecture: “Everyday Documentary Photography,” Western University, 16 February, 2011.


·         Panel: “Let’s Make This Uncomfortable,” Gallery TPW, Toronto, 26 June, 2010.


·         Presentation: “Sunday Scene,” The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, 9 May, 2010.



Refereed Conferences:

·         Paper: “Upload: The Impulse to Recreate Contemporary Artworks and their Circulation in the Digital Sphere,”

Universities Art Association of Canada  (UAAC), OCAD University, Toronto (23 October), 2014.


·         Paper: “Bill Burns: Dogs and Boats and Airplanes,” BRAFFTV Film and Media International Conference, Victoria

College, University of Toronto, Toronto, 2013.


·         Paper: “Us and Them: Jacques Rancière and the ‘Ethical Turn’ in Autobiographical Photography,” Culture, Policy,

Urban Space and the City, Western University, London, 2012.


·         Paper: “Larry Clark and Nan Goldin: Towards Structuring the Community of the Excluded in Autobiographical

Photography,” Underhill Graduate Colloquium, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2012.


·         Paper: “White Picket Fences and Apple Pie: Larry Clark’s Un/Common Suburbs,” Revisiting Suburbia, York University,

Toronto, 2011.


·         Paper: “Flashlight Glimpses: Autobiographical Art as Self-Fashioning,” Universities Art Association of Canada,

University of Guelph, Guelph, 2010.


·         Paper: “On Longing in Confessional Art,” 3rd Biennial International Conference: Eros, Nipissing University,

Bracebridge, 2010.


·         Paper: “The Politics of Disclosure: Conversations between Autobiographical and Confessional Art,” In Transit,

University of Western Ontario, London, 2010.


·         Paper: “Larry Clark: The Revolution of Tulsa and its Dissolution of the American Dream,” Popular Culture Association

and American Culture Association Joint National Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2009.


·         Paper: “Culture Trumps Content: The Irony of Richard Billingham’s Ray’s a Laugh,” I Don’t Care to Discuss It: Art,

Media, and the State in a Globalized Economy, University of Western Ontario, London, 2009.


·         Paper: “Therapy and the Photographic Camera in Confessional Art: The Case of Nan

Goldin’s Self-Portraiture,” The Aesthetics of Excess, University of Western Ontario, London, 2009.


·         Paper: “Osculum, Basium, and Savium: Representations of the Kiss in Roman Wall

Painting,” Reconsidering Europe, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008.


·         Paper: “Representations of the Kiss in Roman Wall Painting,” Constructing Identities, University of Toronto, Toronto,