Past Events


Solo, Selected

Abrazo Interno Gallery, Clemente Soto Velez Center, New York, NY. On Equal Terms (2013)
Michigan State University Museum, Smithsonian-affiliated, East Lansing, MI. On Equal Terms (2012)
Curry College, Milton, MA. On Equal Terms Shortform (2012)
Adams Gallery, Suffolk University, Boston, MA. On Equal Terms (2009)
Marran Gallery, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Perpetual Care, photography (2008)
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. On Equal Terms (2008)
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA. Perpetual Care, photography (2007)
Newton Free Library, Newton, MA. Perpetual Care, photography (2007)
Civic Center, Kansas City, MO. Not on a Silver Platter, installation (1994)
George Meany Center for Labor Studies, Silver Spring, MD. Not on a Silver Platter (1993)


Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Vivian Maier: A Woman’s Lens.
First Boston-area exhibition of Vivian Maier photographs, Co-Curated with Karin Rosenthal (2013)



Patient-Centered Medical Narrative: Visual Arts & Poetry
Married to Big Pharma
Opening Careers to Women ON EQUAL TERMS
Women in the U.S. Construction Industry
Gathering Uncomfortable History: Ethical Challenges in Oral History
The Activist Potential of Gallery Exhibitions
Social Accountability in Creative Expression

Selected Venues

International Labour Organization, Tripartite Meeting on the Construction Industry, Plenary Speaker, Geneva, Switzerland
Economic and Social Research Council Seminar, University of Westminster, Plenary Speaker, London, England
U.S. Dept. of Labor, Washington, D.C., Speaker, Brown Bag Lunch Forum, welcomed by Hon. Secy. of Labor Alexis Herman, introduced by Gloria Johnson, broadcast live on C-Span (1998)
IBEW District 6 Women’s Conference, Keynote, Green Bay, WI
George Washington University, Plenary Speaker, WOW Policy Seminar Washington, D.C.
University of Minnesota College of Design, Public Lecture, St. Paul, MN
Michigan State University, Public Lecture, East Lansing, MI (2012)
Dubuque-Area Labor Council, Keynote, Women in Non-Traditional Careers Conference, Peosta, IA
Arizona State University, Webb School of Construction, Keynote, Diversity Symposium. Tempe, AZ
NAWIC 45th National Conference, Keynote, Reno, NV (2000)
Cornell University, Public Lecture, co-sponsored Women’s Studies Dept./ILR School, Ithaca, NY
University of Michigan, Dorothy McGuigan Lecture, Ann Arbor, MI

Selected Conference Panels

Berkshire Conference on the History of Women
Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA)
Rose Art Museum/Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts
New England American Studies Association
Split this Rock Poetry Festival
Massachusetts Poetry Festival
Women Build Nations
Working-Class Studies Association
Split Shift Colloquium on New Work Writing


Creole Gallery, Lansing, MI
Residency Program, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
Clemente Soto Velez Center, New York, NY
New England Poetry Club Prizewinners Reading, Cambridge, MA
Museum of Labor and Industries, Youngstown, OH
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA
Women Build California, Oakland, CA
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Suffolk University Poetry Center, Boston, MA
Seattle Civic Center, Seattle, WA
Emerson College, Boston, MA
AFL-CIO Great Labor Arts Exchange, Silver Spring, MD
People’s Poetry Gathering, New York, NY