Outreach

UPCOMING APPEARANCES

Capstone Presentation, “Folklife and the Material Culture of Disability History in Early America,” Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife and Culture, Summer 2021 (rescheduled from 2020 due to COVID-19).

“The Material Culture of Gout and Physical Disability in Early America,” Creativity from Crisis, Newport Restoration Foundation, Thursday, April 8, 5:30PM EST.

RECENT TALKS AND APPEARANCES

Public History Writing Lab, National Council on Public History (NCPH) Annual Meeting, March 11, 2021.

Q&A  on Accessibility and Historic Preservation with Preservation New Jersey, February 25, 2021, 1:00PM EST.

Discussant, Making Disability Modern Roundtable Discussion, February 11, 2021, 12:15-1:15PM EST, Bard Graduate Center, Webinar.

“Seeing Disability in Early America,” Lees Seminar, December 4, 2020, 4:00PM-5:30PM.

“Crutches,” History of Science Society and Society for the History of Technology Virtual Forum Joint Round Table, October 10, 2020, Online only due to COVID-19.

“Disability Rights in the United States: A History in Three Parts,” Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, August 13, 2020, 7PM CST/8PM EST (online).

“Building an Audience for Accessible Digital Programs,” New Jersey Historical Commission Webinar and NJ Humanities Webinar, May 28, 2020.

“Best Practices of Preserving Collections and Providing Access in a Crisis,” New Jersey Historical Commission Webinar Documenting Disaster: Lessons for Collecting and Interpreting COVID-19 History, April 20, 2020.

Accessibility Lab, Small Museum Association Annual Meeting, College Park, MD, February 16, 2020

You can check out my latest compilation of accessibility resources with this pdf or word doc.

Disability History for Preservation and Access, Striking the Balance: Access vs Preservation in Museums, Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 2019.

“Accessing the Material Culture of Physical Disability in the Early Republic,” Society for Historians of the Early American Republic Annual Meeting (SHEAR), July 19, 2019

“Writing for History Publications,” American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) Webinar, May 30, 2019

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Planning Committee, Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife (disability history)

Rutgers–Camden’s Chancellor’s Disability Advisory Council

Secretary, Disability History Association

Scholarship Advisory Committee (Publications and Programs), Newport Historical Society, Newport, RI