2017

Panel Co-organizer, “Roundtable: The High Art, Fast Culture, and Political Life of Oil.” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, Detroit, Michigan, June 20-24.

‘Take Only Photographs’: the Predatory Practice of Bird Photography in Print.” Spring School, 
Sites of Photographic Knowledge: 
The Book, the Laboratory, the Territory, Montreal and Quebec City
, June 12-16.

‘LIFE in the North’: Margaret Bourke­-White Photographs the 1937 Arctic Tour of Lord Tweedsmuir, Canada’s Governor General.” In Photographing Environment and Empire: A Methodological Roundtable of Case Studies. American Society for Environmental History, University of Illinois at Chicago, March 29-April 2.

2016

“Human Rights as Environmental Rights: An Ethical/Ecological Re-reading of W. Eugene Smith’s Minamata (1971-1974) and Sebastiao Salgado’s Sahel (1984-85),” Universities Art Association of Canada Conference, Université de Québec à Montréal, October 27-30.

“Picturing the Environmental Commons: Lorene Squire’s Photography in The Beaver Magazine, 1937-1942.” Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada Biennial Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, June 15-18.

‘His Rightful Heritage of Something to Eat’: the Contested History of Indigenous and Settler Duck Hunting in the Photographs of Lorene Squire.” American Society for Environmental History Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 30-April 3.

2015

“The Circulating Social Currency of Settler Photography in the Canadian West: From Prized Possession to Historical Artefact.” Universities Art Association of Canada Conference / Congrès AAUC 2015, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, November 5-7.

“The Future-Past, the Future-Present, the Future-Possible: David McMillan’s Repeat Photographs of the Ongoing Chernobyl Disaster.” Through Post-Atomic Eyes, Art Gallery of Ontario, U of Toronto, and OCADU, Toronto, Ontario, October 23-25. http://www.postatomiceyes.net/

Choose menu at top left corner, to scroll to my presentation: 10/13

“The Post-Photographic Ecology of Environmental Activism: Around the World with Cecil the Lion.” International Colloquium for Le Mois de la Photo, À partir d’aujourd’hui … Reconsidering Postphotography, Concordia University and L’Université de Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Oct 1-3. http://moisdelaphoto.com/evenements/colloque-international/

“Photographing the Canadian Environmental Imaginary: Lorene Squire’s Northern Wildlife Photography from ‘The Beaver’ Magazine, 1937-1942.” Visible Evidence XXII, Toronto, Ontario, August 19-23. http://visibleevidencexxii.ca/

“‘Wildfowling with the Camera’: The Self-Representation of Lorene Squire, Photographer.” Canadian Women Artists History Initiative, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, May 8-9. http://cwahi.concordia.ca/

“Photographing the Imagined Future: the Landscapes of David McMillan.” Landscape, Wilderness and the Wild, The Landscape Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, March 26-29.

2014

“‘What has Been’ is Not Enough: Slow Violence in Photography.” Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada Conference 2014, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, August 6-10. https://conferences.lakeheadu.ca/alecc/

“The Banff Purchase: A Western Canadian Vision for Contemporary Art Photography.” SSHRC-funded Symposium: Networked Art History: Assembling Contemporary Canadian Art from the 1960s to the Present, Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 6-10.

2013

“Photographing ‘Slow Violence’: the Challenge of Visualizing the Future Environmental Crisis,” Universities Art Association of Canada, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, October 18-19.

“Settling the West through Image and Word: a Cultural History of Western Photography.” Roundtable panel by the Canadian Photographic History Research Group (Concordia) at Meeting Places: an International Canadian Studies Conference, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, September 18-21.

“Visualizing Extremes: Photography and the Representation of Climate Change.”  Association for the Study of Literature and Environment-Sponsored Panel “Environment and Media” at the 2013 MLA Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, January 3-6.

2012

“Thinking as a Group, Acting as an Art Historian.” Universities Art Association of Canada, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, November 1-3.

“Regarding the Earth as a Prize: Exhibiting and Framing the Environmental Photograph.” Fourth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Student of Literature, Environment and Culture (Australia-New Zealand), RMIT University and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, August 31- September 2.

“Photographing Nuclear Power in the Evolving Age of Climate Change.” The Cultural History of Climate Change, The Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, August 27-28. http://hrc.anu.edu.au/ClimateChange

2011

“Photographic Power: Ethics and Aesthetics in Ecological Crisis.” Balance/Unbalance 2011 [Arts + Sciences x Technology = Environment/Responsibility], Hexagram, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, November 4-5. http://balance-unbalance2011.hexagram.ca/

“Above, Below and Behind the Camera: the Perspective of Animals.” From Ego to Eco: Imagining Ecocentrism in Literature, Film and Philosophy, National University Ireland, Galway, Ireland, June 10-11.

“The Future Suspended off a Cliff: Ecological Crisis and the Temporality of the Photograph.” Staging Sustainability: Arts, Community, Culture, Environment, York University, Toronto, Ontario, April 20-22.

“The Mediated Evidence of Repeat Photography: Witness to the Change in Time and Landscape.” Colloque-atelier « Photographie, mobilité, intermédialité », Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, April 8-9.

2010

“The Site of Display: The Travelling Show ‘Ashes and Snow’ and ‘The Nomadic Museum’.Travelling Photographies: Concordia Art History Graduate Student Association Annual Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.

2009

“Questionable Moral Geographies: the Human-Animal Landscapes of Gregory Colbert.” Psychogeographies of Possibilities: Re-imagining Spaces in Critical Times: 2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, University of Guelph, Ontario.

2008

“Making Modern Art Out of Landscape: a Contemporary Critique of ‘New Topographics’ and the Representation of Space.” Psychogeographies: the Terrain of Spectacle and Affect: 1st Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, University of Guelph, Ontario.

Panels Organized

2016

Photographing Environmental Histories: Capturing, Presenting, and Circulating Environmental Change in the Past and Present.” American Society for Environmental History Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 30-April 3.

2015

“(Re)Constructing the Past, Illustrating ‘Civilisation’: Scientific and Historical Theories in Art and Illustration through the Long Nineteenth Century,” Universities Art Association of Canada Conference / Congrès AAUC 2015, NSCAD, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

2012

“Collaborative Research in Art History,” Universities Art Association of Canada Conference / Congrès AAUC 2012, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec

2011

“Landscapes of Ruin.” Co-chaired with Dr. Luke Nicholson, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference / Congrès AAUC 2011, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.

2010

“Capturing the Change: Photography, Landscape, Ideology.” Co-chair with Elizabeth Cavaliere, Universities Art Association of Canada Conference / Congrès AAUC 2010, Guelph University, Ontario.

Campus Talks

2014

“Settling the West through Image and Word: a Cultural History of Western Photography.” Speaking of Photography, Group presentation by the Canadian Photographic History Research Group, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, March 21. http://speakingofphotography.concordia.ca/index.php/2013-14-series

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