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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:

2021

Lee, H., & Jang, G. (2021, March 17-21). “The darker your skin color is, the harder it is”: NETs’ teaching abroad in Korea. [Paper presentation]. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Virtual conference.

Jang, G., & Lee, H. (2021, March 17-21). Multilingual identities and translanguaging: An analysis of text message exchanges between Korean-English language partners [Paper presentation]. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Virtual conference.

Ma, J., & Tinker Sachs, G. (2021, March 17-21). Intercultural Exploration: Chinese Female Students’ Stories Before, During, and After Their Studies in English-Speaking Countries [Paper presentation]. American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2021 Virtual Conference. 

Wang, X. & Ma, J. (2021, March 18-21).  Strategies that Dual Language Chinese Teachers Use in Virtual Teaching [Paper presentation]. Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT) 2021 Virtual Conference. 

Tinker Sachs, G., Alsulami, R., Jang, G., Park, J., & Trinh, E. (2021, March 20). Objectifying and subjectifying: The critical analysis of EFL school textbooks masked and unmasked. Colloquium presentation. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Virtual conference.

 

2020

Kasun, G. S., Jang, G., & Espinoza, Z. (2020, April 17-21). A Preservice Teacher’s Shift From Traditional Second Language Teaching Practices to Problem-Posing Pedagogy [Roundtable session]. AERA Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA http://tinyurl.com/u326j8z (canceled due to COVID-19)

Yoo, M. S., Choi, J., Park, J., Qiu, T., & Mihaela, G. (2020, December 3). Intergenerational biliteracy development across multilingual and multicultural homes and communities. Alternative format session presentation at the 70th LRA annual conference (virtual).

Park, J., Gazioglu, M., & Choi, J. (2020, August 29). Strategies for working with parents and students in DLI class. Virtual presentation at the 7th GADII 2020 conference. Retrieved from http://cms.gavirtualschool.org/ProfessionalDev/WL/GADII-2020/content/index.html#/

Ma, J. (2020, October 29-30). Using the Dictogloss method in traditional Chinese Pre-service English teachers’ Listening Classes: Effects and Reflections [Poster presentation]. 39th Annual Georgia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (GATESOL) Conference, Virtual.

Ma, J. (2020, August 3-5). Using multicultural text sets to improve students’ reading attitudes and comprehension: An action research study [Paper presentation]. 2020 National Social Science Association (NSSA) Virtual Summer Seminar.

Ma, J. (2020, February 28-March 1). The effects of the modified dictogloss method on Chinese undergraduates’ English performance and motivation to study [Poster presentation]. 2020 Holmes Scholars Pre-Conference session at the AACTE (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education) 72nd Annual Meeting at Atlanta, GA.

 

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.
 
Lewis, M., Park, J., & Pang, M. (2018, July). Grow where you are planted: A community literacy project. Community service presentation at the International Literacy Association Conference, Austin, TX.
 

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

2021

Angay-Crowder, T., Pace, C., & Clough, R. R. (2021). Transforming doctoral students’ professional development and academic identities in student organizations. Journal of Leadership Education

Feng, Y., & Jang, G. (2021). Review of Taguchi, N., & Kim, Y. (Eds.). (2018). Task-based approaches to teaching and assessing pragmatics. John Benjamins Publishing Company. Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 24(1), 205–207. https://doi.org/10.37213/cjal.2021.31199

 

2020

Kasun, G. S., Santos, A., Jang, G., & Espinosa, Z. (2020). “The feeling of fear was not from my student, but from myself”: A pre-service teacher’s shift from traditional to problem-posing second language pedagogy in a Mexican youth prison. Journal of Multicultural Affairs, 5(1), 1-17. https://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/jma/vol5/iss1/1

 

2019

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)

 

2018

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)

 

2016

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.

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