Conference presentations

2017. Evidence-Based Advances for Work with Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Conference, San Jose.  Symposium organizer: How to practice social-justice informed care with gender creative clients.

2017. World Professional Association for Transgender Health Conference, San Francisco.  Member of panel presentation on developing a training model for clinicians developed by "Mind the Gap," mental health wing of the UCSF Gender Clinic.

2016. Guest lecturer, Saybrook University, Diversity Luncheon.

2016. Workshop leader, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Annual Conference, San Francisco. Workshop topic: Ways of Working With Gender.  Paper presented: "Gender in Theory."

2010. Woman Writers of the Fin de Siècle Conference, Institute of English Studies, University of London.  Paper presented: “Rosa Newmarch: Shakespearean, Queer.”

2009. Lecture for the South African Association of Jungian Analysts.

2009. Shakespeare Association of America Conference, Washington D.C.
Paper presented: “ ‘The marks of the postcolonial condition’; or, neo-colonial Shakespeare in post-apartheid South Africa.”

2009. Invited to lead a seminar at the British Shakespeare Association in London in September. Seminar title ” ‘Shakespeare’ and ‘Africa.’ ”
Paper presented: “Hamlet’s Ghost: Towards a Theory of Mourning.”

2008. European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Venice.
Paper presented: “ ‘Welcome to the World of Our Humanity’: finding ways to write freedom in post-apartheid South Africa.”

2008. International Shakespeare Conference, Stratford-Upon-Avon. By invitation of the Shakespeare Institute. Paper presented: “Shakespeare and the Coconuts”.2007. “A World Elsewhere”: Cape Town.

Paper presented: “The Shakespeare school text in post-apartheid South Africa.”

2006. Emory-UCT Symposium on Southern Africa: The Location of Power.
Paper presented: “These walking lies”?: the subject of the African Renaissance in post-apartheid South Africa.

2006. World Shakespeare Congress, Brisbane. Paper presented: “ ‘Through Shakespeare’s Africa’: ‘terror and murder.’ ”?
Participant in “Shakespeare Pedagogy and World Politics” seminar.

2005. Material Cultures Conference, University of Edinburgh. Paper presented: “Begging the Questions: producing Shakespeare in post-apartheid South Africa.”

2005. European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies, Malta.
Paper presented:  “ ‘The most motley crewe in all the world’ : Sharing Places in South Africa.”

2005. Association of University English Teachers of South Africa, University of Cape Town. Paper presented: “Mourning (and) the African Renaissance.”

2005. International Theoretical Psychology Conference, University of Cape Town. Paper presented: “Gender and Desire in the Sonnet Tradition.”

2004. Crossroads International Cultural Studies Conference, Illinois. “Spotlight” speaker for African Cultural Studies session. Paper presented: “Surviving the Future: Towards a South African Cultural Studies.”

2004. Guest speaker National conference on Renaissance literature at Wits University, South Africa. Paper presented: “Written on the body: meaning, gender.”

2003.  “The Condition of the Subject”, Institute of English, University of London.
Paper presented: “In search of the subject of/ for English in the ‘new’ South Africa.”

2003. “ReVisioning the World”. University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK. Paper presented: “ ‘Shakespeare, I presume?’: An African Shakespeare meets “Livingstone’s tribe.”   

2002. “The Presence of the Past: the 34th annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association”. University of Las Vegas, USA. Paper presented: “The Presence of the Past: Shakespeare in South Africa.”

1998. The Tudor Symposium. University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.
Paper presented: “ ‘A Tricky Business’: Female Authorship in Early Modern England.”


Research Seminars and workshops

2017. Workshop for practitioners on the Gender Affirmative clinical model, Ann Martin Center

2017. Seminar presentation training the next generation of gender affirmative clinicians, Gender Spectrum Professionals' Conference

2016. Workshop for parents, teachers, and clinicians of gender nonconforming children, under the auspices of Rainbow Community Center

2011. Institute for the Humanities in Africa seminar presentation: (M)Other Families

2010-2004. Yearly University of Cape Town English department research seminar paper presentations

2008. Paper to the Gender and Women’s Studies Institute at the University of the Western Cape: Lesbian Mothers and the Oedipus Complex

2008. Invited to participate in a gender workshop run by the Department of History at the University of the Western cape in collaboration with the American University of Cairo

2003. Reading University, UK, research seminar paper presentation on post-coloniality