“Selling the Negro as Consumer: Moss Kendrix, Coca-Cola and Marketing the Black Consumer,” 2019 Race in the Marketplace Research Forum, Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France, June 26, 2019.
“Chicago’s Southside and Birth of the Black Magazine Industry.” The Designs of African American Life, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, November 3, 2018.
“Black Economic Internationalism in the 20th Century,” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 7, 2018.
“How We Talk about Racism,” Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley, MA, October 12, 2017.
“‘Ar’n’t I a Shopper?’ The Politics of Black Women’s Representations as Consumers in Cold War Era Advertising, ” Berkshire Conference on the History ofWomen, Genders, and Sexualities (The “Big Berks”), Hempstead, NY, June 1, 2017.
“Civil Rights Icons Reconsidered,” Millis Reads 2017, Millis Public Library, Millis, MA, March 9, 2017.
“‘The best advertised lynching’: Selling the Emmett Till Case to Black America,” Social Science History Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 12, 2015.
“Black Capitalist Imagemakers in the American Civil Rights Story,” Newhouse Salon Series, Suzy Newhouse Center for Humanities, Wellesley, MA, April 6, 2015.
Greer, p. 3 “Black Representation Politics and Civil Rights Work,” Woodrow Wilson Early Career Enhancement
Retreat, Atlanta, GA, June 24, 2014.
“Expanding the Boundaries: Voice and Power in African American Women’s and Gender History,”
Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 11, 2014.
“Beauty and the Beastly: The Emmett Till Murder and the Success of the Black Tabloid,” Doing
Photography Seminar, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., March 14, 2014.
“Making Image Matter: Reconsidering Civil Rights Work in the Postwar United States,” Ross Johnson- Connaught Distinguished Speaker Series, Centre for the Study of the United States, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont., March 13, 2014.
“Moving Beyond Saints and Martyrs: Post-World War II Black Capitalists and Their Civil Rights Work,” American Historical Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 3, 2014.
“Who Let Them In? Black Capitalists in Civil Rights History,” American Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 21, 2013.
“Symbolic Freedom: The Limits of Civil Rights Image Politics and Images,” First Exposure Symposium, The Dark Room: Race and Visual Culture Studies Seminar, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 26, 2013.
“The Black Man’s Burden? The Liberian Centennial Commission and the Post-World War II Trade in Black Progress.” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 12, 2013.
“The Short and the Long of It: Past Agendas and Present Performances of the Civil Rights Image,”Doing Photography Workshop, Durham Centre for Advanced Photography Studies, Durham, England, January 9, 2013.
“Selling Liberia: Moss Kendrix, The Liberian Commission, and Post-World War II Black Civil Rights,” The Globalization of African American Business and Consumer Culture, German Historical Institute Workshop, Washington D.C., February 24, 2012.
“Administering Images of Black Citizenship: Julia Baxter and NAACP Management of Black Media Representation,” Association for the Study of African American Life and History Conference, Cincinnati, OH, September 30, 2009.
“ ‘A disturbing factor’: The Iconic Rosa Parks and the Remaking of the Public Black Image,”Berkshire Conference on the History ofWomen (The Big Berks), Minneapolis, MN, June 14, 2008.
“The Black Image in the White Media: The ‘Symbol Shot’ and Post-World War II Black Politics,”Bodies in Motion Conference, Black Humanities Collective, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 27, 2008.