— “Quebec Culture Can be Diplomatic Asset for CAQ Government.” The Montreal Gazette, 30 October, 2018.

— “Using Culture to Strengthen Mercosur Ties.” Policy Options, 9 May, 2018.

Conferences and Presentations:

“Sound Bites: Music and Public Diplomacy in Canadian‐Brazilian Relations (1940s‐1960s).” 60th annual meeting of the International Studies Association (ISA). Toronto; 30 March, 2019.

Panel discussion with Yuan Stevens for the Speaking Near-By event (Dazibao Art Centre). Montreal; 13 December, 2018.

“Musically Imagined Communities: Sound in Transnational History.”  Muffins and Methodology / Montreal History Group (MHG). @ McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Montreal; 19 January, 2018.

“Villa-Lobos à Montréal et la constitution d’une communauté sonore Canada-Brésil: nationalisme/universalisme ou l’art du contrepoint (1942-1952).” 70th annual meeting of the Institut d’histoire de l’Amérique française (IHAF). Montreal; 21 October, 2017.

“Folk Songs for Old Friends: The Quatuor Alouette and the Making of a Canada-Brazil Sonorous Community in the 1940s.” 96th annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA). Toronto; 30 May, 2017.

“Sound Waves in Brazil-Canada Relations (1942-1952).” Laboratório de Pesquisa de Cultura e Política (IFCS-UFRJ). Rio de Janeiro; 19 May, 2017.


*** This research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship / Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement) and Concordia University (Graduate Doctoral Fellowship / Mobility Award).