Conference Presentations

“Cross-cultural and Multimodal Literacies among Refugee Youth.” Rhetoric Society of America Conference. May 2014. San Antonio, TX.

“Negotiating Differences through Tranlingual and Transmodal Literate Practices.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2014. Indianapolis, IN.

“Imagining Alternatives: Cross-cultural and Multilingual Mediations in Refugee Literacies.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2013. Las Vegas, NV.

“Politics of Displacement in Transgressive Terms: A Study of Postcolonial Diaspora Fiction.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Feb. 2013. Louisville, KY.

“Subverting Native Speaker Ideology in Composition.” Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. Oct. 2012. Louisville, KY.

“Transcultural Rhetorics, Translingual Repertoires: Literacy Practices of an Immigrant Refugee Community.” Annual Meeting of Research Network Forum at Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2012. St. Louis, MO.

“Colonial Gaze in Jack Maggs: Subverting the Imperial Projection of the ‘Other’.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Feb. 2012. Louisville, KY.
“ ‘Go(ing) Native’: Composing Transnational Identities.” Penn State Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. July 2011. State College, PA.

“Remapping Composition in Transnational Contexts.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. April 2011. Atlanta, GA.

“Messianic Anti-Pedagogy in The Ignorant Schoolmaster.” Annual Conference of Kentucky Philological Association. March 2011. Frankfort, KY.

“Genre as a Discursive Practice: Cross-Cultural Mediation and Ethnographic Spectacle in Yojimbo.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Feb. 2011. Louisville, KY.

“Teaching the ‘Other’: Renegotiating ELT in the Periphery.” Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition. Oct. 2010. Louisville, KY.

“Global Audiences, Local Images: The Question of Exoticization in Slumdog Millionaire.” Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations. March/April, 2010. St. Louis, MO.

“Blair as a Colonialist: Revisiting Blair’s Lectures on Taste.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. March 2010. Louisville, KY.

“Savagism and Civilization: Imperial Ideology in God’s Country.” Annual Conference of Kentucky Philological Association. March 2010. Richmond, KY.

“Crossdressing as a Cultural Representation: Disrupting the Finality of Heterosexual Closure in the Early Modern Consciousness.” Annual Conference of Kentucky Philological Association. March 2009. Owensboro, KY.

“Cultural Identity as a Translational and Transnational Entity: Remapping the Boundaries of Teaching Writing to International Students.” Annual Conference of International Writing Centers’ Association. Oct./Nov. 2008. Las Vegas, NV.

“The Question of Identity: ‘Calibanization’ and Postcolonial Discourse.” Kentucky Philological Association Annual Conference. March 2008. Louisville, KY.

“Homosexuals in the Closet: Cross-cultural Mediation in Angels in America.” Annual Conference of Literary Association of Nepal. March 2002. Kathmandu, Nepal.

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