EDUCATION

  • Going Back to Dixie: a cultural fusion through ragtime and the cake walk, from Swansea’s theatre stages to the Union Workhouse 1905-1926, presented at NAASWCH Conference, University of Wales, Bangor.

    2016

  • Jazz in Wales Between the Wars 1919-1939, presented at NAASWCH Conference, University of Wales Bangor.

    2012

  • Jazzing the Hwyl: Women in Wales and the African American Legacy, presented at CREW University of Wales, Swansea.

    2009

  • A Nobler Strife:  Swansea Women Abolitionists 1820-1900 presented at University of Wales, Cardiff.

    2007

  • A Nobler Strife: Swansea Women Abolitionists 1820-1900 presented at UNISON Conference, Cardiff.

    2007

  • A Nobler Strife:  Swansea Women Abolitionists 1820-1900 presented at University of Wales, Swansea.

    2007

  • Wales and Negro Minstrelsy: a socio-cultural interchange 1830-1910 presented at Writing Race and Ethnicity: Minority Perspectives on Welsh National Identity, Swansea Institute, University of Wales.

    2005

  • Black Soul Welsh Hwylpresented at Overseas Blues: European perspectives on African American Music, University of Gloucestershire.

    2004

  • Spies, Traitors and Pacifists: Jessie Donaldson the Swansea Abolitionist and the Cincinnati Trail presented at NAASWCH Conference, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York.

    2002

  • The Devil’s Music in Wales:  A Socio-cultural Perspective on Race, Class and Gender 1859-1939 as perceived by the Welsh media presented at Leeds International Jazz Education Conference.

    2001

  • Jazzwomen and the Media presented at Chard Festival of Women in Music.

    1998

  • Race, Class and Gender in Welsh Popular Culture: African-American music in Wales from 1850 presented at NAASWCH, University of Rio Grande, Ohio, USA.

    1997

  • Women in Music: Baroque to Blues presented at Battersea Arts Centre, London.

    1996

  • Gospel to Blues in Wales presented at 26th International Ballad Conference, University of Wales, Swansea.

    1997

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