Presentations

The following is a list of paper presentations or panels that I have participated in at various conferences. In addition, this page also contains lectures that I have given at the request of other teachers.

“Writing Pedegogy: Using ‘Place’ as Text” Delivered with Dr. Robin Smith and Dr. Gena Southall at Annual Conference for Virginia Association of Teachers of English, 27 October 2012

“Tech Talk or Talkin’ Tech: Using Open Digital Resources and the Qualities to Digital Communication to Promote Engagement in the Physical Classroom” Delivered at Annual Conference for Virginia Association of Teachers of English, 27 October 2012

“From Process to Published: Rethinking Reading and Writing Assignments” Delivered at the Content Teaching Academy, James Madison University, 26 June 2012

“Shifting the Norse Masculine Center: Njal’s Saga, Conversion, and the Unstable Comitatus” Delivered at 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference on Medieval Studies, Catholic University of America, 20 April 2012

“Voices from the Past Blend with Voices of the Future: Teaching Candidates Add their Voices to the Dialogue” Participant in a panel discussion at the annual conference for the Virginia Association of Teachers of English, 15 October 2011. VATE conference program

“Language, Mythos, and Oral Tradition: Constructing Cultural Identity in Tolkein’s “Lord of the Rings” Delivered at the Longwood Medieval Conference 2 April 2011. Longwood Medieval Conference Program

“Gender at Longwood: Students Speak Out” Participant in panel discussion at Longwood University.

“Student Teachers Share their Visions” Participant in panel discussion at the state conference for the Virginia Association of Teachers of English on 25 October 2010

“Sociolinguistics and its Applications for Creative Writers” Delivered to English 495/595: Advanced Dramatic Writing at the request of Associate Professor Mary Carroll Hackett on 21 April 2010

“African American Vernacular English and the Contemporary Sentiment” Delivered at the Robert H. and Susan May’s Humanities Conference on 27 March 2010.

“Usurping the Christian Archetype: Syncretism and The Dream of the Rood” Delivered at the Longwood Medieval Conference on 26 March 2010 Longwood Medieval Conference Program 2010

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