Scholarship

Conference Presentations

AUA encourages its members to attend and present at conferences on the local, national, and international levels. AUA members plan to present both individual and collaborative projects in the upcoming year. The following is a list of conference presentations by AUA members:

2019

Cohen, S., Jang, G., Omowale, S., McLeod-Chambless, L., Oliver, L., & Tinker Sachs, G. (2019, February). The next generation of teacher educators learning from the veterans. Paper presentation at the 2019 Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA 

Park, J., Tinker Sachs, G., Jang, G. (2019, March). Gender role representation of English as a foreign language: Textbooks of South Korea. Paper presentation at Middle Tennessee State University’s 13th Biennial Women’s and Gender Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Trinh, E. (2019, October). Participant. Let’s Talk about Sex Conference, Atlanta, GA

Trinh, E. (2019, September). Participant. The SEIRN (Southeast Immigrant Rights Network),
Nauvoo, AL

Trinh, E. (2019, August). Queer Walking Meditation: An escape of a queer transnational Vietnamese
from a Coatlicue state to be reborn. Presented at the annual American Psychological
Association Conference, Chicago, IL. (Poster presentation)

Trinh, T. E. & Penton Herrera, L. (2019, October). Writing as an Act of Rebellion: United Voices of
LGBTQ Scholars of Color in Academia. Spoken paper presented at the annual American
Educational Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 
2018
 
Albers, P., Angay-Crowder, T., Collier, C., Fugimoto, C., Pang, M., & Park, J. (2018, Mar.). Reframing children’s award-winning picture books. Paper presentation at the 27th Annual Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults, Kennesaw, GA.
 
Park, J., & Jang, G. (2018, September). Understanding ESL learners’ cultural assumptions. Paper presentation at the 37th Annual Georgia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference, Atlanta, GA.
 
Tinker Sachs, G., Cohen, S., Corr, V., Crawford, T., Culver, K., Efford, L., Jang, G., Marks, B., McLeod-Chambless, L., Oliver, L., Omowale, S., Salter, B., Li, Y. (2018, October). The Georgia International Teacher Educators Project: A Festival of Self-Renewal and Mentoring. Paper presentation at the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators 2018 Annual Conference, Helen, GA.
 

2017

Albers, P., Angay-Crowder, T., Collier, C., Fugimoto, C., Pang, M., & Park, J. (2017, December). Educative experiences in award-winning children’s literature. Paper session presented at the Annual Convention of the Literacy Research Association (LRA), Tampa, Florida.

Choi, J., Park, J., Pang, M., Cho, A., & Shin, J. (2017, Mar.). Translanguaging practices of a four-year-old in a multilingual home: Korean, Persian, and English. Paper presentation at the 2017 Georgia Association of Multilingual, Multicultural Education (GAOME) symposium, Atlanta, GA.

McGrail, E., Tinker Sachs, G., & Lewis, M. (2017, Nov). Comic book conversations as pedagogies of possibilities in urban spaces. Paper presentation at the Annual Convention of Literacy Research Association (LRA), Tampa, FL. 

Park, J., & Pang, M. (2017, Mar.). The perceptions on the use of Korean heritage language. Paper presentation at the 2017 Georgia Association of Multilingual, Multicultural Education (GAOME) symposium, Atlanta, GA.

 

2016

Lewis, M., & Williams, S. (2016, Oct.). The dialogic flow of Supernatural. Paper presentation at the Annual Convention of the Popular Culture Association in the South and the American Culture Association in the South (PCAS/ACAS), Nashville, TN. 

 

2015

McGrail, E., Tinker Sachs, G., & Lewis, M. (2015, Apr). Creating dialogic spaces with urban children. Paper presentation at the 2015 Sources Conference, Atlanta, GA.

McGrail, E., Tinker Sachs, G., & Lewis, M. (2015, March). Giraffes CAN dance: Engaging children in dialogue with comic strips and other culturally relevant literature. Paper presentation at the 2015 Kennesaw State University Conference on Literature for Children and Young Adults, Kennesaw, GA. 

 

Publications

Members of AUA are also encouraged publish their work for various audiences inside and outside the field of literacy education. The following is a list of publications by AUA members:

Lewis, Megan. Shifting Paradigms Starting with Self. GATESOL In Action, [S.l.], v. 1, oct. 2016. ISSN 2331-6845. Available at: <http://georgiatesoljournal.org/ojs/index.php/GATESOL/article/view/44>. Date accessed: 11 may 2018.

Park, Jeehye. What does it mean to be a language variationist and bilingual?. GATESOL In Action, [S.l.], v. 1, oct. 2016. ISSN 2331-6845. Available at: <http://georgiatesoljournal.org/ojs/index.php/GATESOL/article/view/41>. Date accessed: 11 may 2018.

Kasun, G., Trinh, E., & Caldwell, B. (2019). Decolonizing Identities of Teachers of Color Through
Study Abroad: Dreaming Beyond Assumptions, Toward Embracing Transnational Ways of
Knowing. In D. Martin & E. Smolcic (Eds.), Redefining Teaching Competence through
Immersive Program. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan (Invited, research to
practice, international audience)

Trinh, E. (2019). Breaking Down the Coatlicue State to See a Self: Queer Voices Within a Circle. The
Assembly: A Journal for Public Scholarship on Education. (Refereed, national audience)

Trinh, E. (2019). Building a foundation of love: Let’s write toward compassion, connections,
bridging and rebornness. (Inaugural Issue) Bridges. (Refereed, national audience)

Trinh, E. (2019). From creative writing to a self’s liberation: A Monologue of a struggling writer.
Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement, 14(1).
https://doi.org/10.1080/10409289.2018.1440843 (Refereed, international audience)

Trinh, E. (2018). How hugging mom teaches me the meaning of love and perhaps beyond. The
Journal of Faith, Education, and Community, 2(1) (Refereed, national audience)

 

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