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Lectures and Workshops

The following section details lectures and teaching presentations that I have been invited to give, and workshops that I have either led or helped to lead.  The “Invited Lectures” section does not include classes that I have led as a student in the class, nor does it include any classes that I have taught as a teaching assistant.


Invited Lectures

“John Mandeville’s Travels.”  A three-class series covering the text of John Mandeville’s book, and considering the work in a context of medieval ideas of global geography. Part of Dr. Samantha Zacher’s The Imaginary Jew: The Roots of Anti-Semitism in Medieval England (English 4180/6181), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, November 17, 19, and 24, 2016.

“Microhistory in Florence.” A class discussing Gene Brucker’s Giovanni and Lusanna, as well as academic critiques of Brucker’s approach and the potential advantages and problems with microhistory as a methodology. Part of Dr. Brian Maxson’s Renaissance and Reformation Europe (Hist. 4230), East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, March 21, 2013.

“Pilgrimage in Medieval Europe.” A class examining the role of pilgrimage and relics in medieval European society.  East Tennessee State University, delivered for Dr. Brian Maxson’s Medieval History (Hist. 3320). January 30, 2013.


Workshops and Teaching Presentations

“Digital Storytelling as a Pedagogical Tool” workshop. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, 2019.

“Picking a Technology Platform for Portfolios and Teaching” workshop. Spring Institute on Building a Professional Portfolio, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2019.

“Assessing Electronic Teaching Portfolios” workshop. Spring Institute on Building a Professional Portfolio, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2019.

“Digital Humanities Roundtable.” A presentation and panel discussion, presented to the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Student Immersion Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2019.

“Writing and Using Learning Outcomes” workshop, presented to the Medieval Studies Pedagogy Working Group. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, November 20, 2018.

“Grading Effectively” workshop. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, October 25, 2018.

“Guiding Teaching Excellence Practicums” training session. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, Oct. 5, 2018

“Fake It While You Make It: Performing Professionalism as a Graduate Student” presentation, to be given with Dr. Raymond Craib to the Medieval Studies Program Pro Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Fall 2018.

“Assessing Learning and Teaching: Evaluating Student Writing” workshop. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, April 10, 2018.

“Becoming More Productive: Time Management and Organizational Strategies for Graduate Students” presentation and workshop. Cornell University Library Systems, Ithaca NY. March 15, 2018.

“Electronic Portfolios for Learning and Assessment” workshop. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, March 3, 2018.

“Digital Humanities Roundtable.” A presentation and panel discussion, presented to the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Student Immersion Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, January 12, 2018.

“Using Learning Management Systems: Preparing Students for Active Class Engagement Using Blackboard, Canvas, and More” workshop. Cornell Center for Teaching Innovation, Ithaca, NY, November 9, 2017.

“Digital Pedagogy.” A presentation and panel discussion, presented at the Digital Spaces Conference, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY May 5, 2017.

“Digital Scholarship in the Disciplines.” A presentation and panel discussion, presented to the Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Student Immersion Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, January 13, 2017.

“Mapping and Data Visualization.” A workshop presented to the Cornell Digital Humanities Summer Fellowship Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, June 21, 2016.

“Introduction to Digital Pedagogy.” A workshop presented to the Cornell Digital Humanities Summer Fellowship Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, June 20, 2016.

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