Presentations

Invited Presentations

With J. Sarah Gonzales, National Safe Schools Roundtable Annual Convening. Portland, Oregon. Nov. 21, 2013.

“Youth, Play, and Sensate Engagement.” Department of English Convergences Program 2013 Opening Panel: The Body: (Dis)Integrations & Interventions. Tucson, Arizona. Sept. 6, 2013.

“Youth-Centered Action Research: Fostering an Inclusive Civil Discourse.” Keynote Speaker, co-delivered with Jenna Vinson, New Start Academic Conference. Tucson, Arizona. July 13, 2011.

International, National and State Conference Presentations

“Decolonial Gaming and the Queer-Feminist Pleasure, Peril, and Potential of Storytelling in Gone Home.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Montréal, Quebec, Canada. Nov. 12, 2016.

“Remixing Sound, Remixing Story: Sensate Engagement as a Queer-Feminist Coalitional Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Society of America. Atlanta, Georgia. May 29, 2016.

“Remix and Sensate Engagement: Toward Feminist Practices for Composing with and Responding to Sound.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Houston, Texas. Apr. 7, 2016.

“Sensing the Precarious Queer: Bodies, Abilities, and the Haunted Pleasures of Disoriented Gaming in Gone Home.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nov. 14, 2015.

“A Queer, Feminist Intertextuality: Multivocal Texts and the Problems/Pleasures of Composing with Sound.” Feminisms and Rhetorics. Tempe, Arizona. Oct. 28, 2015.

“‘Prisoner Coming Through’: A Meditation on Sexual Literacies, Relational Literacies, and Playful Bodies.” International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture, and Society’s Literacies and Sexualities Conference. Dublin, Ireland. June 18, 2015.

“Listening for the Break: Queerness, Multimodality, and Sensing the Risky/Radical Potentiality of Bodies.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Tampa Bay, Florida. Mar. 20, 2015.

“Queer World-Making and Youth Activism: Valuing the Playfulness of a Queer and Multimodal Borderlands Practice.” Rhetoric Society of America. San Antonio, Texas. May 22-26, 2014.

“Bringing eSociety into Undergraduate and Graduate Education.” Arizona Library Association Annual Conference. Scottsdale, Arizona. Nov. 15, 2013.

“Queering Spaces of Multimodal Play: Queer Yo

uth Linking Communities Through Coalitional Performances.” Feminisms and Rhetorics. Stanford, California. Sept. 26, 2013.

“‘I’m Not Gonna Yell, but I Won’t Stay Silent’: Queer Youth and Public Performance as Art, Interruption, and Activism.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Las Vegas, Nevada. Mar. 16, 2013.

“Performing Youth, Performing Community: Thinking through Spatialities of Queer Youth Activism.” National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Oakland, California. Nov. 11, 2012.

“Queer Monologues: Listening, Learning, and Leading,” co-delivered with Sarah Gonzales and Zami Tinashe Hyemingway. 6th Annual Social Justice Symposium. Tucson, Arizona. Mar. 23, 2012.

“Youth, Sexuality, and Racial Justice in the Borderlands: Locating Feminist Action Research and Youth Coalition in Digital Spaces.” Feminism(s) and Rhetoric(s). Mankato, Minnesota. Oct. 13, 2011.

“Wildcat Writers: Crossing Borders through a High School and College Digital Writing Exchange.” Featured panel. New Directions in Critical Theory. Tucson, Arizona. May 1, 2010.

“Cultural Capital, Literacy, and the Home: A Feminist Analysis of Mary Church Terrell’s Progressive Era Rhetoric.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Louisville, Kentucky. Mar. 18, 2010.

“Feeling Place: Ecocomposition, Pathos, and Public Discourse in First-Year Composition.” New Directions in Critical Theory. Tucson, Arizona. Apr. 10, 2009.

“Visualizing Place: Seeing and (Un)Earthing Perspectives.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orle

ans, Louisiana. Apr. 3, 2008.

Workshops and Community Presentations

“Learning More about the eSociety Program.” UA College of Letters, Sciences, and Arts. Pizza with a Professional Series: Careers in Social Media. Tucson, Arizona. Sept. 18, 2013.

“Performing Spaces of Queer Youth Activism.” Deep Dish Academy – LGBT Institute Lunchtime Lectures. Tucson, Arizona. Apr. 19, 2012.

“Changing Conversations about Youth, Sex

uality, Health, and Rights: Youth and New Media Interventions.” Invited talk for Aja Martinez’s Mexican American Studies course. University of Arizona, Tucson. Mar. 6, 2012.

“Action Research and Queer Youth Performance.” Presentation co-delivered with Adela C. Licona for Eon Youth Lounge. Tucson, Arizona. Dec. 20, 2011.

“Youth Action Research and New Media A

ctivism.” Invited talk co-delivered with Adela C. Licona for John Warnock’s graduate Community Literacy Practicum. University of Arizona, Tucson. Sept. 6, 2011.

“Negotiating an Action Research Relationship.” Presentation co-delivered with Adela C. Licona for Eon Youth Lounge. Tucson, Arizona. July 18, 2011.

“Youth Action Research and the Crossroads Collaborative.” Presentation co-delivered with Adela C. Licona and Stephen T. Russell to invite proposals for community action research projects focused on youth, sexuality, health, and rights. Tucson, Arizona. June 13, 2011.

“Grrls Literary Activism and New Media.” Crossroads Collaborative workshop co-delivered with Adela C. Licona. University of Arizona, Tucson. Feb. 23, 2011.

“Thirdspacing the University: Performin

g Spatial and Visual Literacies.” Spatial and Visual Rhetorics 2: A UA Writing Program Event. University of Arizona, Tucson. Dec. 8, 2008.

“Ecocomposition and Visual Communication.” Invited workshop. WOVE (Written, Oral, Visual, Electronic) and Environmentally Themed Communication Courses. Iowa State University, Ames. Nov. 13, 2007.

Event Facilitator

“Girl in a Coma’s ‘Hope for Arizona.’” Presentation by Girl in a Coma. Co-facilitated with Francisco J. Galarte. Feminist Action Research in Rhetoric Speakers Series, in partnership with the Department of Gender and W

omen’s Studies. University of Arizona, Tucson. Dec. 6, 2011.

“When Human Beings Become Illegal.” Presentation by Alicia Schmidt Camacho. Feminist Action Research in Rhetoric Speakers Series, in partnership with the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. University of Arizona, Tucson. Feb. 24, 2011.