Public Talks


"Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Sugar Advertising." Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Western University, London, ON, 1-3 June 2020.

"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.

"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.


“More Money for Mother: Reconsidering Temperance as a Consumerist Movement.” 150 Ideas that Shaped Canada/150 idées qui ont façonné le Canada Conference, York University, Toronto, 12–14 October 2017.