Speaking

Scientists of Form: Craft and Morphology in the Late Nineteenth Century,” Shared Ground: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Craft Studies, Bard Graduate Center and the Museum of Arts and Design, September 21, 2018

“Evidence of Creation, Creation of Evidence: The Ambiguities of the Chambered Nautilus,” speaker and organizer of panel, “Specimens and Artifacts: Objects of Evidence in the Life Sciences,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Nov 10, 2017

“‘Evolution Made Easy!’ Henry Balfour and the Evolution of Decorative Art,” Southern History of Science and Technology (SoHoST) Conference, Vanderbilt University, Apr 8, 2017

“Problems of Population,” Guest lecture, Historical Perspectives in Global Health, Yale University, Mar 31, 2016

“Slavery and William Bartram: The Complicated Relationship of Race and Friendship in Colonial America,” Yale Center for British Art, Apr 18, 2016

“Fishes of Fortune: Intellectual Property and the Goldfish Trade,” Material Culture Lunch Group, Yale University, Feb 11, 2016

“How the Great New York Aquarium was Made and Lost,” Lost Museums: A Symposium on the Ephemerality & Afterlives of Museums & Collections, Brown University & The Rhode Island School of Design, May 7, 2015

“Henry Hitchings and the American West,” Writing Fieldwork Symposium, Princeton University, Apr 24, 2015

“Breeding Profits: Goldfish, Heredity and Intellectual Property,” Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology (JAS Bio), Yale University, Mar 28, 2015

Image: Richard Owen, Memoir on the Pearly Nautilus (London: Richard Taylor, 1832), plate I.
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