My name is Maggie (they/she) and I love language learning, educational technology, and social and disability justice. I am a dedicated and compassionate professional with a strong background in communications, event planning, grant project management, university teaching, museology, academic care work, and digital accessibility.
Current work projects:
Instructional Design for Language Learning
Free OER Tibetan Language Course
Free German classes for Black German Adoptees
Pedagogies of Unwellness
Research and Translation
Personal projects that give me joy:
Select Publications & Presentations
With Ervin Malakaj. “Feeling Badly, Together: The Pedagogy of Unwellness in German Studies.” FeministGerman Studies: Community and Care: Conversations in and Against the University, eds Maria Stehle and Helga Thorson (under review).
“What is Mutual Aid (in academia)?” Video for the virtual DDGC Mutual Aid Teach-In, October 20, 2022.
With David Loner. “Laziness and Non-Production as a Radical Form of Political Resistance.” Feminism in Action Opening Session for the Women in German Studies Conference, Portland, OR, November 4-7, 2021.
With kelly j. drumright. “Worüber man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man memen.” Twelfth International Conference on The Image, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2021.
With kelly j. drumright. “What do you meme? Using Multimodal Technologies in the Language Classroom.” ALTEC Faculty Workshop. September 2021.