Keith Jeffery Lecture, Telling Stories conference
Centre for Public History, Queen’s University Belfast
August 12-14, 2022
Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, Newfoundland and Labrador
July 22, 2022
Mr. Johnson’s Flute
Wesley United Church, St. John’s, NL
a concert project supported by ArtsNL
OchreFest, Ochre Pit Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador
October 23, 2021
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Netherlandic Studies (CAANS), Vancouver chapter
August 23, 2021
Unforked Podcast, CBC Radio
August 18, 2021
Authors’ Book Club: Authors as Readers
August 6, 2021
Ladies’ Reading Room: Women and Immigration
Votes for Women 100, PerSIStence Theatre, St. John’s.
July 20, 2021
Coast Lines Book Club Event (virtual)
Memorial University, St. John’s.
May 30, 2021
Draft Reading Series (virtual!)
May 14, 2021
Workshop: Found Objects: Writing Identity With, Through, and Against Documents and Things (virtual)
Creative Non-Fiction Collective Annual Conference
May 2, 2021
Panel Presentation, Big and Beautiful Bodies (virtual)
Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Brampton.
March 6, 2021
Flute Masterclass (virtual)
Flute on the Edge, St. John’s.
January 29, 2021
GSWS Reads Author Event (virtual)
Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
January 28-31, 2021
SPARKS Literary Festival (virtual)
Memorial University, St John’s.
January 10, 2021
Palm Beach Book Club (virtual)
November 27, 2020
Research in the Vaults: Unlocking Memorial’s Archives (virtual)
Research Week, Memorial University, St. John’s.
New Westminster Public Library Author Festival (virtual)
New Westminster, BC
Draft Reading Series (virtual)
“What Carries Us: Black History in Newfoundland and Labrador. Bushra Junaid and Sonja Boon in Conversation.”
Facebook Live Event. Co-hosted by The Rooms Provincial Gallery and CBC NL.
March 6, 2020
“Art Topics: Migration, Memory, Identity, and Art.” The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s.
“Speculative Lives: Haunted Yearnings for Impossible Pasts.” (keynote)
Unhinging the National Framework: Transnational Life Writing, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
“What the Oceans Remember: Reflections on Archival Silences.”
Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
October 24, 2019:
Official Book Launch, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, NL
October 19, 2019:
Pre-launch event, What the Oceans Remember, Artisan Inn, Trinity, NL
September 24 and 25, 2019:
Thin Air 2019: Winnipeg International Writers’ Festival
August 26, 2019:
“Serendipity, Tactility, and Community: Library Research as a Practice of Wonder”
Webinar for ACRL-Choice. Archived here.