2017 Presentations

Kynard, Carmen. “Remembering the Fourth Demand: June Jordan’s Legacy of Black Language/ Black Feminist Teaching.” National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA).  Baltimore, MD. November 2017.

Kynard, Carmen. “ ‘Free To… Be Black as Hell’: Black Memory, Black Feminisms, Race-Radical Literacies, and College Teaching.” National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA).  Baltimore, MD. November 2017.

Kynard, Carmen. Panel Organizer: “ ‘Even Our Black Women’s Style of  Talking/Testifying… Is Both Cultural and Political”: Black Women’s Teaching and Thinking 40 Years after the Combahee River Collective.” National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).  St. Louis, Missouri. November 2017.

Kynard, Carmen. “Carrying ‘the Eyes of Ida B. Wells’: Reading and Writing a “Red Record” with Young Black Women in College Writing Classrooms.”  National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).  St. Louis, Missouri. November 2017.

Steven Alvarez, April Baker-Bell, Carmen Kynard, Eric Darnell Pritchard.  Race, Systemic Racism, Critical Literacies. Conference on Community Writing. University of Colorado Boulder.  October 2017.

Kynard, Carmen. “‘Pretty for a Black Girl’: AfroDigital Black Feminisms and Mobile Black Sociality in and out of Classrooms.” American Educational Research Association.  April 2017.

Kynard, Carmen. Keynote Speaker. Eastern Illinois University.  Urbana, IL. March 2017.

Kynard, Carmen and Crystal Jackson. “From “Rebel Femmes” to “Feminist Thirst”: Lessons from Students’ ePortfolio Design in Gender/Sexuality Studies Courses.” NY Regional ePortfolio Conference, Re-bundling Higher Education: High Impact ePortfolio Practice and the New Digital Ecosystem. New York, NY. March 2017. Click here for presentation materials.

Kynard, Carmen. Keynote Speaker.  University of Washington. Seattle, WA. February 2017.