Conference Presentations

ACCEPTED/UPCOMING Presentations:

“Teaching Climate Change in English.” Roundtable presenter. National Council for Teachers of English Conference. Houston, TX. 17 November, 2018.

“Anarchy in the Writing Center!” Roundtable presenter. National Council for Teachers of English Conference. Houston, TX. 17 November, 2018.

Past Presentations:

“Inscribing Relationality: Tracing (Y)Our Ecological Networks of Writing Pedagogy and Assessment.” Presenter. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 16 March 2017.

“Threshold Concepts and Transfer across Disciplinary Lines.” Chair. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 17 March 2017.

“Mutuality in the Writing Center.” Roundtable presenter. National Council for Teachers of English Conference. St. Louis, MO. 18 November 2017.

“Empowering Students and Prompting Knowledge Construction through Literature Conversations.” Chair. National Council for Teachers of English Conference. St. Louis, MO. 18 November 2017.

“Double Agents, Doubling Agency: Peer Tutors as Writing Center Researchers.” International Writing Center Association Conference. Chicago, IL. 11 November 2017.

“Running the Course of Dissent: A Dialogue on Pedagogy, Politics, and Ethics.” American Studies Association Conference. Chicago, IL. 9 November 2017.

“Bridging the Divide Between Secondary and Post-Secondary Writing Instruction.” Writing of the Edge Conference. College of Du Page, Du Page, IL. 7 October 2017.

“Spoken Word Poetry in English Education: Studies of Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers.” Conference on English Education. Columbus, OH. 4 June 2017.

“Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and the Common Interest.” Conference on English Education. Columbus, OH. 2 June 2017.

“Share Your Work: Cultivating Communities of Labor and Care.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland, OR. 16 March 2017.

“From Ars Poetica to Our Poetics: Teaching Spoken Word as English Education Praxis.” National Council for Teachers of English Conference. Atlanta, GA. 19 November 2016.

“‘Education of a certain kind’: John Dewey, Environmental Education, and the Rhetoric of Climate Crisis.” National Council for Teachers of English Conference. Atlanta, GA. 18 November 2016.

“Rethinking Group Work.” UIC First Year Writing Program’s Brown Bag Series. University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL. 28 October 2016.

“‘The cruel radiance of what is’: Modernist Anti-Theatricality in Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference. St. Louis, MO. 11 November 2016.

“Through Choice of Action: (Re)Visionary Pragmatism for the Age of Accountability.” American Education Studies Association Conference, Philosophy of Education “Reviewer’s Choice” Session. Seattle, WA. 3 November 2016.

“With All Due Respect: An Anarchist edTPA Primer.” American Education Research Association Conference. Washington, D.C. 9 April 2016.

“Engaging the Demos: Power-Sharing Methods for Democratizing Freshman Composition.” Writing of the Edge Conference. College of Du Page, Du Page, IL. 19 September 2015.

“Teaching Along the Edge: K-12 Teachers Transforming Classrooms and Schools.” Invited panelist. UNC Graduate School of Education’s “Education for a New Era” Symposium. Chapel Hill, NC, Fall 2013.

“When Those Who Know Speak: Encouraging Teacher Voices in Education Policy Reform.” The High School Journal Conference, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC, Spring 2011.

Brown v. Board of Education: A Critical Discussion.” North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Conference, Greensboro, NC, Spring 2011.

“Integrating Human Rights in the Social Studies.” North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Conference, Greensboro, NC, Spring 2011.

Visiting Scholar, “African American Political History.” National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, Summer 2010.