Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae has more than 20 years of public speaking experience.
2017 April, 21, 2017. 2:30-3:30pm Room: Wirth-A 832. Conference Paper. “Beyoncé: Performing Black Feminism.” Conference Title: “Bodies in Difference: Race and Performance in and beyond North America.” Montreal, Canada.
2017 Distinguished Guest Speaker. University of Waterloo International Women’s Day Dinner. Waterloo, Canada.
2016 Guest Speaker. Courageous Voices Play. EAST Alternative School. Toronto, Canada.
2016 Keynote Address. Women To Women Conference. Waterloo Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario. Waterloo, Canada.
2016 Keynote Address. Challenging Oppression Conference. Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario. Toronto, Canada.
2016 Conference Paper. “Politics, Performance and Facebook.” Canadian Association of Cultural Studies Conference “Disruptions Conference.” Waterloo, Canada.
2016 Plenary Panelist. “Beyond the Hashtag: Race in the Postsecondary Classroom.” Canadian Association of Cultural Studies, “Disruptions Conference”. Waterloo, Canada.
2015 Guest Speaker. “Education, Women and Leadership.” U-Talks: for the love of the world. United Church Ideas Festival, Toronto, Canada.
2015 Performance Poet. Words Aloud Spoken Word Festival, Durham, Canada (forthcoming).
2015 Keynote Address. “Women and Leadership.” Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.
2013 Guest Speaker. “Imagine & Do: How Secrets Destroy Us.” Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.
2012 TEDx Talk. “Imagine & Do: Naila Keleta-Mae at TEDx UW ” University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
2012 Performance Poet. When Sisters Speak Spoken Word Concert. Presented by Up From the Roots. St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts. Toronto, Canada.
2012 Guest Speaker. “Reflections on Female Blackness in Canada.” Ebenezer United Church, Toronto, Canada.
2011 Performance Poet. “Be A Mystic” Nia Centre. Beaver Hall Gallery. Toronto, Canada.
2011 Performance Poet. Women Elementary Teachers LGBTQ Conference, presented by Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. Toronto, Ontario.
2010 Performer and creator in collaboration with Rebecca Foon and Pohanna Pyne-Feinberg. “on love: an experimental performance installation.” Presented by Engrenage Noir/LEVIER, Montréal Arts Interculturels, Montreal, Canada.
2010 Guest Speaker. “Toujours Sur la Scène: Féminin et Noire au Canada,” Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Canada.
2009 Singer-songwriter. bloom (full-length album). Naila Keleta-Mae. MP3