Creative Connections: How Writing and the Arts Contribute to Beautiful, Meaningful International Projects Getting Smart 

Angelina, Who Whispered in Three Languages: A Story of One Success in Arts Integration and International Collaboration
Teaching Artist Journal

“The Mermaid” and “American Cheese Under the Stars,” originally published, in traditional print, in Coastlines literary magazine. “The Mermaid” won the Frank & Courtney Brogan Award for Fiction, and “American Cheese…” was a finalist for the Brogan Award in Creative Non-Fiction.


The Myth of National Purity: Who Gets to Say Who Belongs? | Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Lorca: The Brilliant, Tragic Poet of Spain | Institute for Learning in Retirement

A Myth of Wretchedness: Reinscribing Abjectified Individuals into Spain’s Endocolonial National Narrative in Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Shadow of the Wind/La Sombra del Viento | Recovering Voices Lost: MLA International Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal

Veni Ca, Piciridda; Viens-ci, Petite Chou: In Which a Sicilian-American Marries a French-Canadian and Raises a Family in Three Languages (Sort Of) | Italy in Transit Symposium, Florida Atlantic University & Il Consolato Generale d’Italia, Miami

Stories of Wretchedness: The Role of Fiction in Reinscribing Abject Individuals into Colonial, Postcolonial, and Endocolonial National Narratives | Who I Am Was Will Be: Interrupting Empire Conference, Florida Atlantic University

The Conspicuous Agency of the Absent Thing: An Exploration in Shards | EGSS Conference, Florida Atlantic University

What’s a Crankie?? Using International Story Exchanges to Build Global Competence and Connect Students Across Borders | 8th Annual Global Education Conference, Global Education Conference Network       
Recording of the presentation is available here. It begins at about 2:12.

Lorca in New York: The Power of the Querencia to Bring Otherness into Focus | The (Dis)Order of Things: Mechanisms of Power and Control Conference, Florida Atlantic University

A Bridge of Birds: Creative Work as Positive Response to Turmoil | Blue Planet Writers’ Room 2nd Annual Summer Institute

Using International Story Exchanges to Think Critically about International Affairs | Lynn University

Tell Me Your Story: Using Creative International Story Exchanges to Introduce Schoolchildren to Global Literacy and Global Issues | Humanities & Social Justice Symposium, Florida Atlantic University

Trading Stories: Connecting Students Across Borders with Creative Story Exchanges  | Blue Planet Writers’ Room 1st Annual Summer Institute

Bringing the World Into Your Classroom: Creating an International Collaboration Project for Your Students | Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Do Do That Haiku That You Do So Well! Using Haiku and Haibun to Reinforce Content Knowledge and Comprehension | Palm Beach County School District

Friends in Far-off Places: Creating International Projects in Your Classroom | Palm Beach County Language and Culture Conference

Meet Me In The Third Space: International Collaboration in the Classroom | 3-Way Split International Forum, Southend-on-Sea, England

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane—No, It’s Superheroes in Your Classroom! | Palm Beach County Arts Integration Conference

Make a Book & Fill It Up: Integrating Visual Art into the Academic Curriculum | Florida Alliance for Arts Education Symposium

Writing in the Everglades: Integrating Creative Writing and Visual Art into the Science Curriculum | Palm Beach County School District

What Rhymes With ‘Technology’? Making a Podcast Of  Your Students’ Writing | Palm Beach County Education Foundation Conference

Tiger Paws: Creating a Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-Lingual, Multi-Cultural Webzine With Ethnically Diverse Elementary School Students | Palm Beach County Language & Culture Conference: A Global Vision

The Planet in Your Classroom | Florida Atlantic University Global Education Symposium

Up, Up, Down, Down: Is It Only The Young Who Can’t Sit Still for an Unfamiliar Cultural Experience? | Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities