Presentations

FORTHCOMING CONFERENCES

Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations

(University of Milan, Italy) June 10 – 12th, 2020

Heart Work: The Embodied Experiences of Diversity Workers in the United States University System.

WBC3/WCFC1/ENAM XV/ENACS VI (2019)

(Rio de Janerio, Brazil) November 11 – 15th

“Need to Feed”: Surveying Lactation and Feeding Facilities at a Large Public University in the Eastern United States.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Meeting (2019)

(Philadelphia, PA) November 2 – 6th, 2019

Need to Feed”: Surveying Lactation/Feeding Facilities at the University of Maryland, College Park

PAST CONFERENCES

24th Annual UMD Undergraduate Studies Advising Conference

(College Park, MD) August 13th

“Heart Work”: the physical implications of diversity-focused advising

Public Health Research Day

(College Park, MD) April 2nd, 2019

Poster presentation: “Body-storming” Using embodied pedagogy to build empathy & facilitate difficult topics

Lancaster Disability Studies Conference (CeDR2018)

(Lancaster, UK) September 11 – 13th, 2018

Co-authored book chapter with Dr. Paul Jaeger, Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen, Amanda Strausser, & Kelly Hoffman: (Beyond) Random Acts of Diversity: Ableism, Activism Institutional Sites of Resistance.

Public Health Research Day

(College Park, MD) April 7th, 2018

Poster presentation: “the Need to Feed” Lactation/Feeding Facilities at the University of Maryland, College Park

“Under my Skin:” The Politics of Flesh, Graduate Colloquium

(Ottawa, ON) April 5-6th, 2014

Co-authored Paper with Kiera Obbard: Skin Salvaged: Die Antwoord, Oscar Pistorius, and the spectacle of the Flesh in the Rainbow Nation                                              

Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS)

(Quebec City, QC) November 6th – 9th, 2013

Panel Organizer and Presenter, Panel Title: He did it: The “fallen” heroes of Nike: Tiger Woods, Oscar Pistorius and Lance Armstrong & Oral Presentation Title: dig dat oke (love that guy): Transgressions and Boundaries

The 4th Annual Guelph Accessibility Conference

(the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON) May 30th, 2012

Oral Presentation Title (with two other presenters: Julie Harmgardt & Heidi Penning): Queen’s Disability Awareness Month: A Case Study in Collaboration

3rd Annual Canadian Popular Culture Conference (CANPOP)

(Niagara Falls, ON) May 9th – 11th, 2013

Panel Organizer and Presenter, Panel Title: Bodies on the Boarderlands: Nina Arsenalt, Oscar Pistorius and the Construction of “Other” in Popular Consciousness & Oral Presentation Title: Roboreality: Oscar Pistorius and the sci-fi imaginary       

The Accessibility Conference: Inclusion, Community, Action

(University of Guelph, Guelph, ON) May 31st & June 1st, 2011

50-minute lecture, with Dr. Robyn Saaltink and Jenn Dutra – “Doctors without Barriers”: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Accommodation

Military and Veterans Health Research Forum (MVHR)

(Four Points Sheraton, Kingston, ON) November 16th, 2010

Poster Presentation Title: Soldier On: the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of the Tactical Athlete/Cyborg Soldier

6th Annual Healthcare Research Competition (CUCOH Research Competition)

(Queen’s University, Kingston, ON) November 14th, 2010

Oral Presentation Title: Soldier On: Life After Acquired Disability

Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS)

(Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego, CA) November 3 – 6th 2010

Oral Presentation Title: Soldier On: An Exploration of Daily Life After Acquired Disability

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Potential Futures in Kinesiology (2013) KNES 200: Introduction to Kinesiology

The Paralympic Movement (2014) KNES 289: Sport History in America

Discussing (Dis)Abilities (2014) KNES 400: Foundations of Public Health

Women, Sport and Disability (2015) KNES 487: Women Sports and Culture

Graduate Stipends (2017) Provost’s Dean’s Forum Meeting

Graduate Life & Wellness (2018) Urban and Regional Planning Departmental Seminar

The ins & Outs of Academic Publishing: A Graduate Student Panel (2017) Common

Quandaries (The University of Maryland Libraries)

Disabling Barriers: Making Public Health & Physical Activity Accessible for all (2018)

All About Conferencing (2018) Common Quandaries (The University of Maryland Libraries)

TerpTalks (2018)

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