April 2018: Learning to See Literacies: Youth Art-making as Multimodal Autoethnography. Paper presented in The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY, USA.
April 2016: Art, Affect, and the Zeitgeist: Youth Photoethnographic Self-Studies of their Everyday Engagement with Texts. Paper presented in Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, USA.
December 2015: Picturing Textual Bodies and Textual Objects: Youth Photoethnographic Self-Studies of their Everyday Engagement with Texts. Paper presented in Literacy, Equity, Imagination, Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. Carlsbad, California, USA.
April 2015: Bare Writing: Comparing a Multiliteracies Theory and a Non- Representational Theory Approach to a Young Writer. Paper presented in Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
December 2014: Viewing Literacies through 3D Glasses: A comparison of the New London Group’s Multiliteracies Theory to a Non-Representational Theory Approach to a Young Writer Writing. Paper presented in The Dialogic Construction of Literacies, Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. Marco Island, Florida, USA.
November 2014: Pinning Gothic: A Young Writer Curates Her Composing. Paper presented in Story as the Landscape of Knowing, National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference. Washington, DC, USA.
June 2014: On the Atemporality and Multimodality of Rhizomatic Writing: The case of an 18-year-old novelist. Paper accepted in language / time / space, Sociolinguistics Symposium 20. Jyväskylä, Finland.
February 2014: Of Magic and Melodrama: The multimodal, rhizomatic composing “process” of a teenage author writing a young adult gothic novel. Paper presented in The Ethnographic Imagination: Arts, Multimodality, and Pedagogies of the Possible, Ethnography in Education Research Forum. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
October 2013: Writing in the Rhizome: Inspiration and assemblage as a teenage author composes a young adult gothic novel. Paper presented in Looking Inward, Reaching Outward: Recursive, Trans-disciplinary Curriculum Theorizing, Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice. Dayton, Ohio, USA.
October 2013: Of Magic, Melodrama, and Pinterest: Image curation as inspiration as a teenage novelist writes a young adult gothic novel. Paper accepted in The Everyday Image: Reproduction and Participation, International Conference on the Image. Chicago, Illinois, USA
June 2011: Preparing teachers to teach narrative writing: Implications and future directions. Paper presented in Expanding Perspectives on Narrative Writing Pedagogy in English Teacher Education, Conference on English Education. New York, New York, USA.