Recent Talks

(Selected)

Keynote

"Eating Whiteness: Rogers Sugar, Racism, and the Making of 'Canadian' Cane." Keynote Lecture, Pathways to the Past Graduate Student Conference, Western University, London, ON, 12-14 March 2020. *Canceled due to COVID-19.

Conference Papers

"White Sugar: Erasing Global Labour in Canadian Food Marketing." Imperial Foodways: Culinary Economies and Provisioning Politics Workshop, May 21st to 23rd, 2021, University of California-Santa Barbara. Online. May 21-23. 

“Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Sugar Advertising.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, Western University, London, ON, 1-3 June 2020. *Canceled due to COVID-19.

“White Sugar: Anti-Black Racism and the Making of ‘Canadian’ Cane.” Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food, and Values Society 2020 Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, 27-30 May 2020. *Canceled due to COVID-19.

"From Fiji to Canada and Beyond: Voices of Unfree Labourers in the History of BC Sugar.” Annual Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food, and Values Society 2019 Conference, University of Alaska, Anchorage, 26–29 June 2019.

“Militant Minority: Women in the BC Sugar Strike of 1917.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Committee on Labour History, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 13–14 October 2018.

“Bittersweet: Preliminary Findings in the Canadian History of Sugar.” Annual Meeting of the Canadian Historical Association, University of Regina, 28–30 May 2018.

“The Promise of Commodity History: The Case of Sugar.” Annual Canadian Business History Conference, Toronto, September 2017.

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