2012 “La visión de la literatura como un hogar en Jardines de Kensington de Rodrigo Fresán.” Asociación Hispánica de Humanidades. (Panel Participant), Madrid, Spain.
2012 “Rethinking the Value and Nature of Advanced Composition Courses in Foreign Languages.” EDULEARN 2012. (Panel Participant and Chair), Barcelona, Spain.
2012 “The Role of Students’ Attitudes Towards Foreign Language Writing and the Problems and Opportunities of Transfer.” SAMLA 2012. (Panel Participant), Durham, NC.
2011 "Developing Students' Advanced Foreign Language Writing Skills." INTED2011: International Conference on Technology, Education, and Development. (Panel Participant), Valencia, Spain.
2010 "Seeing Eye-to-Eye: Using Webcams in the Classroom." Elon's 7th Annual Summer Conference: Innovation in Instruction. (Panel Participant), Elon, NC.
2009 "Addressing Students' Professional Needs in Foreign Language Literature Classroom." CLAC (Culture and Languages Across Curriculum), Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH.
2009 "Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching and Learning World Languages and Cultures." Elon's 6th Annual Summer Conference: Innovation in Instruction. (Panel Organizer and Participant), Elon, NC.
2009 “Kensington Gardens: Literature as Home.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
2008 “Hospitality and Hostility of Literature in Ignacio Padilla’s Amphitryon.” MIFLC, Wilmington, NC.
2008 “Magic of the City: Travel Narratives of Project ‘Año 0.’” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Long Beach, CA.
2007 “Cosmopolitan Mexico in Rodrigo Fresán’s Mantra.” XXVII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association. Montreal, Canada.
2007 “Cosmopolitans in the City: Urban Narratives of the Project ‘Año 0’” 32nd Annual FSU Conference on Literature and Film. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
2006 “Reflections on Future of the Language or Language of the Future.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
2005 “Cursed Space of Hospitality: Manuel Puig’s Eternal Curse on the Reader of These Pages.” American Comparative Literature Association Conference. Pennsylvania State University, College Station, PA
2004 “Journey to Africa.” UCLA International Conference for Graduate Student Literary Translators. University of California, Los Angeles, CA. English translation of a short story by Georgian writer Nugzar Shataidze