Troy E. Spier, Ph.D.

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Presentations

 Refereed Conference Presentations
  1. "A Rose by Any Other Name: A Corpus-Based Study of Basic/Developmental/Remedial/Integrated Writing Courses." International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH2021). International Balkan University, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. (June 10, 2021)
  2. "Diverse Voices for Diverse Experiences: What Can Post-Bellum, Pre-Harlem Writers Teach Secondary Students," Teaching Sensitive Subjects: Approaches to Discussing Uncomfortable Topics, Popular Culture Association Conference, Virtual. (June 2, 2021)
  3. "Islamophobia, Ideology, and Discourse Analysis in Ecuadorian Social Media: Which Day is the Class on Car Bombs and Rewards for Killing Christians?" 24th DiscourseNet Conference. Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (September 7, 2020)
  4. "The Latino Threat Narrative, White Flight, and Linguistic Landscapes: Investigating Spanish-Language Signs in Hazleton, Pennsylvania." 8th Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Conference. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (March 30, 2019)
  5. "K is for Kafir: Identifying and Positioning the Other in Extremist Muslim Periodicals." 43rd Annual Conference of the International Linguistics Association. St. John's University, New York City, NY (April 20, 2018)
  6. "Reading into Riding Culture: Messages and Sayings on Daladala Vehicles in Usa River, Tanzania" 49th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL). Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan (March 23, 2018)
  7. "Extremist Propaganda and Qur'anic Scripture: A ‘Radical' Corpus-Based Study of the Dabiq." Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL). Boise State University, Boise, Idaho (October 20, 2017)
  8. "Speculative Linguistics: A Preliminary Phonological Account of IcAushi." Forum XLIV. Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS). McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (August 1, 2017)
  9. "Propaganda, Terrorism, and Linguistics: Identifying the 'Kafir' in the Dabiq of Da'esh." Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL). College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. (March 10, 2017)
  10. "Competency-Based ESL Instruction in the Corporate Classroom." English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU). Clarion University, Clarion, PA. (co-presented with Diane M. Conrad) (November 5, 2016)
  11. "The Value of Linguistics in the Teaching of Literature: AAVE in Chesnutt's Short Stories." English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU). Clarion University, Clarion, PA. (November 4, 2016)
  12. "A Survey of the IcAushi Language and Nominal Class System." Forum XLII. Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS). Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY. (August 6, 2015)
  13. "Addressing Lynching Historically through African American Literature." Forum IX. Annual Social Research Social Justice Conference. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. (April 5, 2013)
  14. "Final Vowel Elision in Ekegusii: An Experimental Study." Forum V. Annual Language and Linguistics Student Conference. University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. (November 3, 2012)
 Invited Talks, Presentations, and Panels
  1. "The Nominal Phrase in Ikyaushi." School of Arts and Letters 1st Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference, Middle Georgia State University. (March 19, 2021)
  2. "Linguistic Fieldwork in Africa." New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, New Orleans, LA (February 5, 2021)
  3. "An Examination of Spanish-Language Signs and Identity in Hazleton, Pennsylvania," III Seminario de Análisis de Textos Filosóficos, Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit, Tepic, Mexico. (July 1, 2020)
  4. "Backwards Design and Planning Units: Best Practices in English and ESL Instruction," International Balkan University, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia. (April 24, 2020)
  5. "Beyond the Field: Linguistics at Work." Tulane Conference on Linguistics, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. (March 28, 2020) PANEL CANCELLED (COVID-19 CONCERNS)
  6. "Interdisciplinary Approaches and Applications to Linguistics." Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit, Tepic, Mexico. (May 30, 2019)
  7. "The Plight of Refugees on the Balkan Route." Immigration & Refugee Awareness Week. Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ. (March 25, 2019)
  8. "Religious Violence and Linguistics. Language, Religion, and Sexuality Panel." University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. (March 22, 2019) PANEL CANCELLED (SECURITY CONCERNS)
  9. "Books, Terrorists, and Cars? Applied Linguistics in Practice." Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit, Tepic, Mexico. (March 8, 2018)
  10. "Ethnography, History, and Linguistics Collide: Tentative Morphophonology in IcAushi." Arusha Linguistics Circle, Usa River, Tanzania. (July 18, 2017)
  11. "Corpus Linguistics and Religious Fundamentalism: Building and Considering the Value of a Da'esh Corpus." Strategic Multilateral Assessment Office, United States Department of Defense. (February 7, 2017)
  12. "Protect People, Not Borders: The Global Refugee Crisis." Lehigh Pocono Committee of Concern, Lehigh Valley Quaker Meeting, Bethlehem, PA. (May 1, 2016)
  13. "The Global Refugee Crisis: Tracing the Journey to Western Europe." Oxfam America, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA. (April 19, 2016)
  14. "Like Cattle We Graze: The European Epicenter of the Global Refugee Crisis." Reading Area Community College, Reading, PA. (April 6, 2016)
  15. "Speaking Out: Voices of Social Justice for All! Commission on Human Diversity." Panel, The New Other: Being Muslim in America, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA. (February 26, 2016)
  16. "Exploring the Global Refugee Crisis: Polygenesis, Management, and Resettlement." Berglund Seminar Series, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. (February 19, 2016)
  17. "The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Facts vs. Fiction." Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. (February 11, 2016)
  18. "Face to Face with Refugees: Life Inside the Tabanovce Refugee Camp." Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, Fort Wayne, IN. (October 20, 2015)

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