Presentations

Selected teaching-related papers, talks, and presentations:

Illichean peer tutoring: Conviviality through dialogic literacy. Paper presentation accepted for the L. Ramon Veal Research Seminar at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Baltimore, MD. Nov. 2019.

Unsettling education: Searching for ethical footing in a time of reform. Roundtable session proposal accepted for the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Baltimore, MD. Nov. 2019.

Images of possibility: Teaching and learning toward freedom. Panel presentation accepted for the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Baltimore, MD. Nov. 2019.

Peer tutoring and the everyday arts of (de)schooling. Roundtable session accepted for the International Writing Centers Association/National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing Joint Conference, Columbus, OH. Oct. 2019.

What is English education for? Rethinking our work through climate change and the environment. Panel presentation at the English Language Arts Teacher Educators Summer Conference. Fayetteville, AR. July 2019.

Finding Ivan Illich in the writing center: Situated learning webs and sustainable education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Toronto, Canada. April 2019.

Writing sustainability: Bridging eco-literacy, research, and composition. Paper presented at Climate Change and English Roundtables at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Houston, TX. Nov. 2018.

Anarchism and education: Theory and research. Presentation for UIC English 557 (Graduate course), University of Illinois at Chicago. Nov. 2018.

Reflective writing at UIC: Exploring theory and practice. Keynote presentation at the UIC First-Year Writing Program’s annual professional development conference, University of Illinois at Chicago. Aug. 2018.

Developing reflective, multigenre portfolios with first-year writing students. Panel presentation at the UIC First-Year Writing Program’s annual professional development conference, University of Illinois at Chicago. Aug. 2017.

Creating a vibrant classroom culture. Panel presentation at the UIC First-Year Writing Program annual professional development conference, University of Illinois at Chicago. Aug. 2017.

Spoken word poetry in English education: Studies of pre-service and in-service teachers. Panel presentation at the Conference of English Education, Columbus, OH. June 2017.

Culturally sustaining pedagogy and the common interest. Panel presentation at the Conference of English Education, Columbus, OH. June 2017.

Share your work: Cultivating communities of labor and care with after-class groups. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, OR. March 2017.

From ars poetica to our poetics: Teaching spoken word as English education praxis. Panel presentation at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Atlanta, GA. Nov. 2016.

Bridging the gap between high school and college writing. Panel presentation at the UIC First-Year Writing Program’s TeachWrite professional development series, University of Illinois at Chicago. Apr. 2016.

Rethinking group work in the composition classroom. Panel presentation at the First-Year Writing Program’s TeachWrite professional development series, University of Illinois at Chicago. Oct. 2015.

Engaging the demos: Power-sharing methods for democratizing freshman composition. Paper presented at the Writing on the Edge Conference, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. Sept. 2015.

Teaching along the edge: K-12 teachers transforming classrooms and schools. Invited panelist at the UNC Graduate School of Education’s Education for a New Era symposium, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Oct. 2013.

When those who know speak: Encouraging teacher voices in education policy reform. Invited panelist at The High School Journal Conference, Chapel Hill, NC. Jan. 2011.