Related Presentations at Professional Meetings
The list of presentations below reflect my ongoing interest in the relationship between word and image, particularly the role of student drawing as reading response, and in some cases, the metacognitive metaphors students use when reading – as revealed by their drawings of what happens when they read.
“Handmade Thinking: Reading and Drawing.” 2011 Langdon Review Weekend, Granbury, Texas. September 9, 2011.
“Handmade Thinking: Picturing Reading Engagement in English.” Concho Valley Teachers of English Conference. San Angelo, Texas. July 18, 2011.
“Handmade Thinking: Drawing Out Reading in English.” 2011 Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning Conference. Estes Park, Colorado. June 24-26, 2011.
“Cartooning as Reader Response.” 2011 Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. Atlanta, Georgia. April 2011.
“The End of Reading in the USA.” 2011 SXSW Interactive Conference. Austin, Texas. March 2011. (See “Wired Campus” piece in The Chronicle on my SXSW talk).
“Visual Thinking in the Writing Classroom: The Back of the Napkin Goes to School.” 2010 Conference of College Teachers of English, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, March 4-6, 2010.
‘Picturing Reading Relationships.” Participant in Workshop Session: “Expanding Relationships with Reading: Drawing, Acting, Performing, and Self-Reflection as Routes to Thinking about Texts.” National Council of Teachers of English Conference. Philadelphia. November 23, 2009.
“The Believing Body: Freedom and Faith in Reading.” Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning Annual Conference. Estes Park, Colorado. July 29-August 1, 2009.
“Picturing Reading Relationships.” National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas. November 20-23, 2008.
“Picturing Violence in Reading Relationships.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference. Pomona College, Claremont, California. November 8, 2008.
“Metaphors We Read By.” Scholarship of Pedagogy Symposium, Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area, Lewis University, October 2007.
“Picturing Reading Relationships.” Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning Conference, Estes Park, Colorado, Summer 2007.
“Picturing a Reader’s Responsibilities.” Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, November 3, 2006.
“Picturing a Reader’s Responsibilities.” Illinois Association of Teachers of English Conference, Peoria, Illinois. October 14, 2006.
“Picturing a Reader’s Responsibilities.” Michigan Council of Teachers of English Conference, Lansing, Michigan, October 6, 2006.
“Picturing Reading Project,” Scholarship of Pedagogy Symposium, Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area, University of St. Francis, October 2004.
“Picturing Reading Project,” with Mai Wazwaz, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Illinois Philological Association, Lewis University, April 2004.
“Picturing Reading as a Process.” Illinois Philological Association, University of Illinois, Springfield, Springfield, IL, April 2002.