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Conference Presentations


“It’s All Happening: Alternative Exercises for the First-Year Composition Classroom," Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), Spokane WA, April 2021. (Accepted but cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic).

"Toward an Antiracist Writing Assessment Ecology in First-year Writing,” Corridors: The Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference (presentation slides). Sept. 19, 2020.

“Teaching in the South: Tackling Ghosts of the Past in First-Year Writing,” South Carolina Council of Teachers of English (SCCTE): Reading the Past Writing the Future. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jan. 31. 2020.

“New Ways of Teaching Old Things: Using Multimodality to Teach Analysis and Research” South Carolina Council of Teachers of English (SCCTE) Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2020

“Writer’s Identity Map or iMap: Reframing Digital Environments in ePortfolios,” Pedagogy, Practice and Philosophy Conference. Gainesville. Feb 2, 2019.

“Just Kidding: Offensive Satire and Public Discourse,” International Conference of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Chicago, IL. March 2, 2018.

Presentations with Students


“Missy: The University of Mississippi's First Publication By/For LGBTQ+ Students & Community Allies,” Identity Across the Curriculum, University of Mississippi, with undergraduate student Emily Stewart and grad student Michael Martella, March 18, 2021.

“Then & Now: A 10-year Retrospective on Community Text in UCF’s LGBTQ Student Population,” UCF Celebrates the Arts, with my undergraduate student Ashley Collison for the session "Writing & Rhetoric as Dialogic Art," April 6, 2019.


Other Conferences & Workshops Attended


Breakout Room Discussion Leader (2020), Transitioning to College Writing (TCW), attended 2019 & 2020.

Invited Podcasts & Public Talks (Selected)


“Coffee & Conversations: Miami Book Fair 2021” (moderated by Julio Capo Jr.), The Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab, Oct. 28, 2021 (link).

“Completely Booked: Lit Chat” (moderated by Bill Delaney), Jacksonville Public Library, Sept. 2, 2021 (link).

“Florida Style” (with Craig Pittman, moderated by Cynthia Barnett), Orange County Library System, July 18, 2021 (link).

Key West Art & Historical Society Distinguished Speaker Series, May 13, 2021 (link).

For more information, please email: tmgilles@olemiss.edu


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