April 19, 2017 - Harvard University, Thompson Room, Barker Center. 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA  "Sites of Sanctuary and the Negro Motorist Green Book"  12:00pm



March 14, 2017 - Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI  "The Roots of Route 66" 

November 10, 2016 - Petersen Museum, Los Angeles, CA. "The Roots of Route 66"  7-10pm

November 11, 2016 - Route 66 Anniversary Festival, Downtown Los Angeles, CA.  "Route 66 & The Green Book"

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NYOctober 13, 2016 -   "Taylor Made Culture"

Library of Congress, American Folklife Center Symposium, September 11, 2016 -  Washington, DC.  "Collections, Collaborations & Connections"

Bay Area Book Festival - Berkeley, CA. 6/5/2016  Route 66 & The Negro Motorist Green Book

Michigan State University-Lansing, MI. “Taylor Made Culture” 11/2014

UCLA - “Taylor Made Culture” - Los Angeles, CA November 2014

Southern Foodways Symposium- Oxford, MS, - “Counter Culture” Oct. 2013

Saint Paul Public Library- St. Paul, MN.  “Untold Stories” Labor History Series. May 21, 2012

Women’s Literary Festival - Santa Barbara, CA – Featured speaker, May 5, 2012

Michigan State University- Lansing, MI “Career Waitresses: Rethinking Work and Identity” December 8, 2010

University of California at Berkeley - Berkeley, CA “Counter Culture” April 14, 2010

Brown University- Providence, RI“Documenting Subcultures” October 2010

Sarah Lawrence College- Bronxville, NY “Documenting Subcultures” October 2010

Oregon Gerontology Conference - Keynote Speaker. “Counter Culture” April 2010

California College of the Arts - “Counter Culture” Presentation. February 2010

National Women’s Studies Association Conference - “Counter Culture” Atlanta, GA. 11/2009

Oral History Association Conference - “Finding New Ways to Document Regular People, Places and Events” Louisville, KY 10/2009

American Sociology Association Conference - San Francisco, “Counter Culture” 8/2010

San Francisco Rotary Club - San Francisco, CA “Counter Culture”, 11/2007

American Studies Association Conference - Oakland, CA “Counter Culture” 10/2006

California College of the Arts - Presentation to all incoming students. San Francisco, CA   September 2006

RSVP Speaker Series- “Dishing It Out” San Francisco, CA   June 2006

American Society on Aging Conference - Career Waitresses: Models of Healthy Aging, 2 appearances: 3/2006 Anaheim, CA;   3/2005 Philadelphia, PA



American Hair - SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

American Hair - SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

Atellier Emmanuel  - “American Hair” San Francisco, CA 5/2010

SOMArts Gallery - “American Hair” San Francisco, CA4/2010

San Francisco Public Library - Jewett Gallery. “Counter Culture” 2/2009

Betteravia Government Center Gallery- “Counter Culture” Santa Maria, CA11/2009

Santa Barbara Arts Commission Gallery- “Counter Culture” Santa Barbara, CAFall 2008

Copia: The Center for Wine, Food, and the Arts“Counter Culture” Summer 2006

San Francisco City Hall- San Francisco, CA “Counter Culture”  Spring 2005                                                

San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery - “Counter Culture” San Francisco, CA Spring 2005

Counter Culture - Copia Museum. Napa, CA

Counter Culture - Copia Museum. Napa, CA