“Performing Activism and Actively Performing: A Rhetorical Reflection on Scholar (Sl)Activists.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Pittsburgh, PA, forthcoming March 2019.
“Reviving Parrhesia: Public Risk as Spiritual and Rhetorical Discourse.” Rhetoric and Religion in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN, October 2018.
“Rhetorics of Inclusion and Justice: Confronting Historic Racism through Eloquentia Perfecta.” Rhetoric Society of America Biennial Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2018.
“Free Speech, Conflict, and Open Dialog: Enacting Freedom and Civility in the Classroom.” College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference, Ohio University, April 2018.
“Free Speech, Democracy, and Risk.” Keynote address. College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference, Ohio University, April 2018.
“Educating for Eloquence in the Time of Trump and Pope Francis — Integrating Eloquence at Xavier.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, MO, March 2018.
“Doing More With Less: Financial Self-Sufficiency and Adjunct Advocacy.” Conference of Writing Program Administrators, Knoxville, TN, July 2017.
“Intersecting Genres and Identities: Including Diverse Voices in Student Writing and Classroom Environments.” Conference on College Composition and Communication Summer Conference, Cincinnati, OH, June 2017.
“Teaching to the Mission: Integrating Ignatian Values and Writing Pedagogy at Xavier.” College English Association Conference, Cincinnati, OH, April 2017.
“The Many Tracks to WPA Work.” Conference of Writing Program Administrators, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 2016.
“Risky Revolutions: A Tradition of Women’s Parrhesia.” Rhetoric Society of America 17th Biennial Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2016.
“Reflective Rhetors: Mindfulness and Deep Listening as Rhetorical Practice.” College English Association of Ohio, Kent State University, April 2016.
“Trigger Warnings.” Roundtable. Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, January 2016.
“Power, Risk, and Possibility: A Rhetorical Theory of Parrhesia.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Tampa, FL, March 2015.
“Imagination Innovation: Invention, Reflection, and Creativity in Multimodal Composing.” College English Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN, March 2015.
“Digital Dangers: Edward Snowden, Parrhesia, and Online Space.” MEGAA Symposium, Miami University, March 2015.
“Understanding Parrhesia: Free Speech, Democracy, and Disruptive Acts of Truth-Telling.” Miami Graduate Research Forum, Oxford, OH, November 2014.
“Partnering Across Cultures: Strategies for Writing Centers to Support Intercultural Team Projects.” International Writing Center Association National Conference on Peer Tutoring and Writing, Orlando, FL, October 2014.
“Saying the Wrong Thing at the Right Time: A Rhetorical Theory of Parrhesia.” Association of English Graduate Students Annual Colloquium, Northern Kentucky University, May 2014.
“The Digital Imperative: Navigating Institutional, Pedagogical, and Technological Challenges in the Composition Classroom.” College English Association Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2013.
“Text Mix: 19th Century Women’s Composing and Digital Mediation.” MEGAA Symposium, Miami University, March 2014.
“From Social Grace to Social Power: Transitioning Gender Norms in Leadership and Rhetorical Performance at a Nineteenth-Century College for Women.” Ohio Valley History Conference, Western Kentucky University, October 2013.
“Jumping the Stream and Writing on the Walls: Resistance and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Women’s Writing Assessment.” Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference, Georgia Southern University, July 2013.
“Writing Outside the Box: Pedagogical Approaches for Teaching Writing Online.” College English Association of Ohio, University of Dayton, April 2013.
“The Nature of College English Association Affiliates, Past, Present, and Future.” College English Association Conference, Savannah, GA, April 2013.
“Taking (it) To The Streets: Assemblage and Appropriation in Nineteenth Century Temperance Rhetoric and Occupy Wall Street.” Conference on College Composition and Communication, Las Vegas, NV, March 2013.
“Sphere Crossing: Rhetorical Economy and Composed Domesticity in Nineteenth Century Women’s Writing Education.” Thomas R. Watson Conference, University of Louisville, October 2012.
“Teaching and Learning Writing Online: Teacher-Researcher Perspectives.” Digital Expo, Miami University, September 2012.
“Mindfulness, Empathy, and the Rhetoric of Embodied Connection.” Interactive Workshop. Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (a division of NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English), Estes Park, CO, June 2012. Winner: 2012 AEPL Graduate Prize.
“Inquiry-Based Pedagogy and Research Blogging: Application, Assessment, Reflection.” Conference on Multimodal Composition, Wright State University, May 2012.
“ConCurrent Collaborations: Inquiry, Blogging, and Re-Mediation in the Digital Writing Classroom.” College English Association of Ohio, Ohio Northern University, May 2012.
“Blogging the Archive: Multimodal Composition Meets the Nineteenth Century.” Association of English Graduate Students Annual Colloquium, Northern Kentucky University, April 2012.
“Research Communities and Peer Review: Making the Process Relevant with Digital Blogging.” Computer Connections at Conference on College Compositions and Communication, St. Louis, MO, March 2012.
“Scenes of Ecstasy: Performative Masochism and Hybrid Subjectivity in Cincinnati’s Neo-Tribal Underground.” MEGAA Symposium, Miami University, March 2012.
“Public Practices: Pedagogy, Power, and Collaborative Democracy.” Association of English Graduate Students Annual Colloquium, Northern Kentucky University, April 2011.
“Inside/Outside: Internal and External Narrative Strategies in ‘The Dead.'” Ohio Festival of the Short Story: The Cincinnati Review. University of Cincinnati, May 2010.
“Collaboration and Authority: The Balance of Autonomy and Power in the Co-Operative Classroom.” College English Association of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, April 2010.
“Power Play: Bloom, Foucault, and the Deployment of Sexuality in the “Circe” Chapter of James Joyce’s Ulysses.“ Association of English Graduate Students Annual Colloquium, Northern Kentucky University, April 2010.
“Trauma and Tradition: Collective Identity, Resistance, and Integration in the Contemporary Native American Novel.” Paul Lucas Conference in Cultural History, Indiana University, March 2010.
“Beyond the Other: Individual and Collective Trauma in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony.” Nexus Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Tennessee, March 2010
“Mothering Outside The Box: Women, Community and Alternative Maternity.” Poster presentation. National Women’s Studies Association National Conference, Cincinnati, OH, June 2008.