Speaking engagements

 
Upcoming

In order to focus on my family and my dissertation,

I will be limiting my speaking engagements for the coming year. 

 
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Title: "The Liberated Zone is Here": Lived Theologizing in the New York Young Lords First People's Church Offensive

Where: Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice 

When: April 27, 2019

Title: Walls, Eugenics, and the National Emergency 

Where: WORT 89.9 FM, Madison 

When: February 15, 2019

Title: Considerations for Applying to a Ph.D.

Where: Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

When: November 7, 2018

Title: Race, Gender, and Lived Religion in the Puerto Rican Diaspora: The Religio-Politics of the New York Young

Lords in their First People’s Church Offensive

Where: 2018 International Ph.D. Seminar: “Exploring Contexts of Gender, Politics and Race in Theology and Religion.” University of KwaZulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

When: October 29, 2018

Title: Six Theses on Latinxs in Higher Education

Where: Encuentro 2018: Hispanic Youth Leadership Academy at Boston University, School of Theology

When: July 19, 2018

 

Title: Theologizing at the People’s Church: The Religio-Politics of the Young Lords Party in the Puerto Rican Diaspora

Where: Politics of Movement: Racialization, Religion, Migration Conference at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

When: April 5-6, 2018

 

Title: Identity, Hope, and Suffering in Puerto Rico and Beyond: Latinx Communities Claiming Freedom (Panelist)

Where: Union Theological Seminary, Special Event, New York, NY

When: April 4, 2018

Title: "Almost Like Praying:" A Decolonial Analysis

Where: Decolonial Theory and Religion Unit. American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

When: November 19, 2017

Title: Puerto Rico and Maria: Histories and Vulnerabilities in the Eye of the Storm (Respondent)

Where: Special Panel with MT Davila, Teresa Delgado, Loida Martell-Otero, Jean-Pierre Ruiz, Melissa Pagán, Yara Gonzalez, and Jules Martínez-Olivieri. American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 

When: November 19, 2017

Title: Creating Puerto Rican Subalterns: The Protestant Missionary Project of the Late Nineteenth Century

Where: History of Christianity Unit, New Histories of Americano Protestantisms: Hegemons and

Subalterns. American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

When: November 18, 2017

Title: Varieties of Protest Experiences in the Age of Trump: Religious Studies and Direct Action in Charlottesville, St. Louis, and the NFL (Panelist)

Where: Special Panel with Shreena Gandhi, Jalane D. Schmidt, Willis Jenkins, Janet Spittler, Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado, and Anthea Butler. American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

When: November 18, 2017

 

Title: The Neoliberal Co-Optation of “Identity Politics”: Geo-Political Situatedness as a Decolonial Discussion Partner

Where: Liberation Theology Unit, Liberating Identities. American Academy of Religion, Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

When: November 18, 2017

Title: Puerto Rico's New Colonialism (Interview)

Where: BloggingHeads.tv (link)

When: November 6, 2017

 

Title: Stories of Our Mothers: Leadership Development from the Global South

Where: “Forum for Theological Exploration Youth Discernment Retreat,” Los Angeles, CA.

When: September 8, 2017

Title: Black and Brown Dialogue in the Age of Trump

Where: “Raices Latinas,” Panel: Boston University School of Theology. Boston, MA.

When: August 2, 2017

 

Title: The Gospel of Colonization: The U.S. Colonization of Puerto Rico as a Protestant Missionary Project

Where: LACS Graduate Student Conference, Creative Revolution(s): Combating Hatred with Justice Across the Americas. University of Albany, SUNY. Albany, NY.

When: March 4, 2017.

 

Title: Protestants, Puerto Rico, and Broken PROMESAS

Where: “Race and Religion Series,” Lecture: Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. New York, NY.

When: February 27, 2017

Title: To Drink From Our Own Wells

Where: “UTS at COTH Series,” Sermon: Church of the Living Hope. New York, NY.

When: January 22, 2017

Title: Angels in a Disenchanted World 

Where: “Ready Set Teach: Chicago Public Schools Conference,” Educator Keynote: McCormick Place. Chicago, IL.

When: August 4, 2016

Title: Choice out of No Choice: The Young Lords, Sterilization, and Puerto Rico 

Where: “Gender Today” and “Social Movements and Sociology,” Special Lectures: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: March 28-29, 2016

 

Title: Diasporiqueño: Puerto Rican Identity in the United States Diaspora 

Where: “Cross Cultural Experience: The Caribbean,” Presenter: Boston Trinity Academy. Boston, MA.

When: January 22, 2016

 

Title: Espíritu y Metodología: Pentecostalism’s Tacit Subversion vis-à-vis Liberation Theology’s Intentional Subversion as expressed in their Contextual Responses to Hegemonic Religiosity

Where: Conference on Religious Diversity: Conflict, Cooperation, and Creolization. Boston University School of Theology. Boston, MA.

When: November 14, 2015

 

Title: Affordable Housing and Holistic Community: The Importance of a Stable Home 

Where: “Strong Frameworks, Caring Communities,” Harborlight Community Partners Annual Gala, Keynote: Kernwood Country Club. Salem, MA.

When: November 6, 2015

Title: Why Are We Here?: Our Base, Our Story, Our Future 

Where: “All About That Base,” Department of Family and Supportive Services First Annual Parent Conference, Keynote: McCormick Place. Chicago, IL.

When: August 29, 2015

Title: PICA, Mission, and The Itsy Bitsy Spider 

Where: “Transformation University,” 2015 Staff Training, Workshop Presentation: Parents in Community Action, Inc. Minneapolis, MN.

When: August 24, 2015

        

Title: The Spring Board to Transformation is “All About That Base”

Where: “Transformation University,” 2015 Staff Training, Keynote: Parents in Community Action, Inc. Minneapolis, MN.

When: August 24, 2015

Title: Redefining Success: From Student to Scholar/Activist

Where: Connections, Keynote: Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy. East Hartford, CT.

When: April 17, 2015

Title: Why Are We Here?: Theological Imagination and Head Start’s Prophetic Mission

Where: 2015 NHSA Scholarship and Awards Ceremony, Keynote: National Head Start Association. Washington, D.C. When: March 30, 2015

Title: Liberation Theology and Intersectional Supremacy: History, Description, and Prophecy 

Where: “Sociology of Gender,” Special Lecture: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: March 19, 2015

 

Title: The God of Relevance: Liberation Theology and Social Movement 

Where: “Sociology and Social Movements,” Special Lecture: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: March 19, 2015

 

Title: Teaching for Economic, Racial, and Social Justice

Where: The Brandon Johnson Show, Guest Speaker: WVON 1690am Radio. Chicago, IL.

When: December 28, 2014

 

Title: Arriving at Union: My Story

Where: Trustee Dinner, Presenter: Union Theological Seminary. New York, NY.

When: October 20, 2014

Title: Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership 

Where: Presented with members of Gordon College’s Center for Student Development, Lead Conference 2014: Brookwoods. Alton, NH.

When: April 26, 2014

 

Title: Multicolored in Her Image: Diversity at Gordon College 

Where: Symposium 2014, Presenter: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: April 10, 2014

        

Title: First Gen. Latinos: Migration, Family, and College 

Where: Special Lecture: Fresno Pacific University. Fresno, CA.

When: March 6, 2014

Title: Pauline Literature from a Liberationist Perspective

Where: Special Lecture: Fresno Pacific University. Fresno, CA.

When: March 5, 2014

 

Title: Honors Programs at Gordon College 

Where: Accepted Students Day 2014, Presenter: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: February 17, 2014

 

Title: Habituating towards the Transcendent Eudamonia: A Synthesis of Plato and Aristotle’s Understanding of the Good 

Where: 3rd Annual Michigan State University Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, Michigan State University. Lansing, MI.

When: March 16, 2013

 

Title: Diversity at Protestant Colleges: Gordon College as a Test Case 

Where: Beyond Colorblind Week, Special Lecture: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: February 1, 2013; Also presented as a Special Lecture at Gordon College on December 7, 2012

 

Title: The Importance of Early Education: My Story with Head Start

Where: 2012 National Head Start Association Conference, Presenter: Gaylord Texan. Grapevine, TX.

When: December 2, 2012

Title: The Practicality of Wisdom

Where: Chapel, Keynote: Gordon College. Wenham, MA.

When: October 17, 2012

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