Recent conference activity

April 2018: Panel co-organizer, “Interrogating the Native Speaker Ideal in Second Language Curricula.” Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. With Amanda Ziemba Randall. Submit a proposal here!

March 2017: Moderated panel, “Black German Studies and Language Courses.” Diversity, Decolonization, and the German Curriculum. Asheville, NC.

November 2016: Workshop facilitator for “Literacy Development through Guided Reading of Popular German Literature.” American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts. With John Benjamin and Matthew Owen Anderson.

September 2016: Invited participant in “Multilingualism and German Studies,” a four-day seminar at the German Studies Association Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

March 2016: Organized the panel “Innovative Approaches to Second Language Reading” at the Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Conference in Hartford, Connecticut.

January 2016: Presented the paper “Measuring reading development in beginning L2 German learners through guided reading assignments” at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Austin, Texas.

October 2015: Invited participant in “Integrating Language, Culture, and Content Learning Across the Undergraduate German Curriculum,” a four-day seminar at the German Studies Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

November 2014: Roundtable, “Beginning FL learners and authentic texts: A qualitative analysis” at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.