Conference Presentations

Accepted/Upcoming Presentations:

“Deschooling and Writing Centers: An Invitation to Dialogue.” Chair and roundtable presenter. International Writing Centers Association Conference. Atlanta, GA. 12 October 2018.

“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.

“Performance-Rhetorics of the Anthropocene: Composing New Forms of Political Ecology.”  Chair and speaker. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Pittsburgh, PA. 15 March 2019.

Past Presentations:

“Reflective Writing at UIC: Exploring Theory and Practice.” Presenter. University of Illinois at Chicago’s First-Year Writing Program Pre-Semester Conference. Chicago, IL. 22 August 2018.

“Inscribing Relationality: Tracing (Y)Our Ecological Networks of Writing Pedagogy and Assessment.” Presenter. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 16 March 2018.

“Threshold Concepts and Transfer across Disciplinary Lines.” Chair. Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kansas City, MO. 17 March 2018.

“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.” Chair and presenter. International Writing Centers Association Conference. Chicago, IL. 11 November 2017.

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

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

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

“Bridging the Divide Between Secondary and Post-Secondary Writing Instruction.” Roundtable discussant. University of Illinois at Chicago’s First Year Writing Program’s “Brown Bag” Speaker Series. Chicago, IL. 13 April 2017.

“Share Your Work: Cultivating Communities of Labor and Care.” Presenter. 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.” Roundtable discussant. University of Illinois at Chicago’s First Year Writing Program’s “Brown Bag” Speaker Series. 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. Graduate School of Education’s “Education for a New Era” Symposium. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 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.