Presentations

Research presentations in linguistics, second-language acquisition, TESOL and assorted topics since 2008:

  • Propositional Attitude Predicates and Religious Faith,” ENGL 620, “Semantics,” Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 2017
  • Manufacturing Silences: Migration, Marginalization, and L2 Anxiety,” ENGL 623, “Second Language Acquisition,” Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 2017
  • Language-Based Discrimination,” ENGL 615, “Descriptive Linguistics,” Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 2016
  • “Bilingualism and Social Transformation,” paper presented at “I° Encuentro de Experiencias Significativas Bilingüismo 2011,” Institución Educativa Gabriela Mistral, Popayán, Cauca, Colombia, 2011
  • “Teaching Reading in the EFL Classroom,” two-hour workshop presented at “XX° Regional Conference, 25 Years Fostering Education and Assessment in ELT,” Asociación Huilense de Profesores de Inglés (ASOHPI), Neiva, Huila, Colombia, 2011
  • ” ‘Into the Woods’: The Goalkeeper’s Life of Isolation, Risk, and Metamorphosis,” paper presented at the Sport Literature Association, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA, 2010
  • “Chosen Few, Eudy Simelane, and Other Invisible Narratives of South African Football,” invited speaker, Polytechnic School, Pasadena, CA, 2010
  • “Soccer as Civil Rite: Segregation, Southern Habitus, and the 1968 Atlanta Chiefs,” paper presented at the North American Society for Sport History, Asheville, NC, 2009
  • “Space, Challenge, and Belief in World Football,” invited lecturer, History 266D “Soccer Politics,” Duke University, Durham, NC, 2009
  • “Five Hundred Words Plus Team Lists: The Literary Economy of the Football Match Report,” paper presented at the Sport Literature Association, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2008
  • “Soccer Literature and Teaching ELL,” invited speaker, Nimitz High School, Irving Independent School District, Irving, TX, 2008
  • “Translating the Global Game,” panelist at American Literary Translators Association, Irving, TX, 2008

Language-based discrimination

Review of history, policy, and language-racism theory for ENGL 615, “Descriptive Linguistics,” Northern Illinois University, fall 2016