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Presentations

I am dedicated to making my presentations accessible. For more information on accessible academic presentations, head to the Composing Access site.

Invited Talks

  • “Disability and Textual Activism.” Keynote, LangRhet Conference. University of Michigan. October 20, 2017.
  • “Access and Absence: Writing Disability for Higher Education.” University of Delaware. September 21, 2015.
  • Disability Dialogues: Panel Discussion.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa. March 20, 2015.
  •  “Writing for Access: Disability, College Admissions, and Social Change.” Greater Bay Area Disability Studies Consortium, UC Berkeley. November 14, 2014.
  •  “Tipping the Pain Scale: Past and Present Narratives of Gastrointestinal Disorder and Distress.” Goode Symposium. University of Wyoming. September 20, 2013.

Invited Disability/Inclusive Pedagogy Workshops

  • “Thinking Disability: Inclusive College Teaching.” University of Colorado Denver. October 12, 2017. (I’ve given similar workshops for the library, Sociology, etc., on campus.)
  • “The Inclusive (Writing) Classroom.” University of Arizona. April 6, 2017.
  • “Teaching Styles and Strategies for Disability Inclusion.” Colorado College. February, 10, 2016.
  • “Access and Absence: Writing Disability for Higher Education.” University of Delaware. September 21, 2015.
  • “Disability and Writing Programs/Centers.” Workshop for faculty. University of Colorado Colorado Springs. February 10, 2015.

Recent Conference Papers (2012-present, see my CV for full list)

  • “Damn Right I Failed: Self-Care, Ableism, and Trauma.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Portland. March 17, 2017.
  • “If They Can’t Get In: Rhetorical Advocacy and College Admissions.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston. April 8, 2016.
  • “Disabling Research Methods: Rights and Wrong Turns.” Research Roundtable. Society for Disability Studies. Atlanta, GA. June 12, 2015.
  •  “Tell Me More, Tell Me Again: Using Assessment and Revision to Consider Disability Disclosure.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa. March 19, 2015.
  •  “Legal Obligations and Rhetorical Failures: How College Faculty Perceive and Use Disability Accommodations Letters.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis. March 21, 2014.
  •  “Motivations and Disclosures: An Interactive Exhibit on Writing Disability in Higher Education.” Disability Disclosure in/and Higher Education Conference. University of Delaware. October 25-27.
  •  “Disability and Rhetoric Workshop.” Rhetoric Society of America. June 7-9, 2013.
  •  “’Nobody Ever Asked’: An Interview with My Father Regarding his Lifelong Stutter.” Society for Disability Studies. Denver. June 23, 2012.
  •  “Access Happening.” Featured Panel. Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis. March 23, 2012.
  •  “Twenty Years On: Disability Studies and Writing Program Administration.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. St. Louis. March 22, 2012.

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