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Conferences,

Speaking Engagements,

& Community Projects

Conferences

MUSE AND THE MARKETPLACE WRITING CONFERENCE
Spitballing, 2017, 2018, & 2019

Narrative Unbound: Experimental Structures in Essays and Stories, 2019
Experimental Writing for Non-Experimental Writers, 2018

ASSOCIATION OF CHILDREN’S MUSEUMS
Conference Program Committee: 2012, 2013
How the Brain Pairs Emotion and Meaning to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design, 2012
How the Brain Wants to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design Workshop, 2011
How the Brain Wants to Learn: Cognitive Science Informing Interactive Exhibit Design, 2010
Unique on the Cheap, 2007
Prototyping 202, 2006

NEW ENGLAND MUSEUM ASSOCIATION

Offensive Objects: Displaying Work with Problematic Histories, 2016

Pulling Back the Curtain: Sharing Exhibit Development Choices with Our Visitors, 2014

Hands-On History Workshop: Simple History Exhibit Interactives for Kids and Families, 2011

Something Old Is New Again: Reinterpreting Collection-Based Exhibits, 2007

Is the Devil in the Details? Writing Workshop II, 2006

Is the Devil in the Details? Telling Historical Stories Visitors Want to Read, 2005

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS
The Latest in Exhibit Trends, 2006

MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Writing on the Wall: Clear, Concise, and Catchy Exhibits, 2006

Speaking/Guest Lectures

“Exhibit Text Writing”

Northeastern University’s Public History Program. “Issues & Methods in Public History”  by Dr. Martin Blatt, Director of the Public History Program. 2019.

“The Essential Questions of Exhibit Development”

Tufts University’s Museum Studies Program. “Exhibition Planning” course by Matt Kirchman. 2019.

“Exhibit Development”

Northeastern University’s Public History Program. “Museums and Exhibitions” course and “Intro to Public History” course, both by Dr. Martin Blatt, Director of the Public History Program. 2016.

“Instructional Design for the Informal Learning Environments of Museums”

Harvard Extension School. “Introduction to Instructional Design” course by Stacie Cassat Green. 2014, 2015.

Community Projects

THE BOSTONIAN SOCIETY, COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL

2018–Present

CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, PROGRAM COMMITTEE

2018–Present

FOUR STORIES READING SERIES, CO-MANAGER

2014–Present

BOSTON LITERARY DISTRICT, EXHIBIT ADVISOR

2014