Conference Presentations

Jan 6-9, 2022 2022 Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting
“Creak and low pitch as prosodic features for misery and pain”
Conference Presentation
📍Washington DC
Elizabeth Dayton Award in Sociolinguistics LSA

June 4, 2021 Linguistic Society of America (LSA)
"Webinar: Publishing in the Language and Public Policy Section of Language”

📍Virtual Conference

March 20-23, 2021 2021 American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Meeting
“Analyzing modality in policy text: How California policies respond to the opioid crisis”

Conference Presentation
📍Virtual Conference

March 3, 2021 2020/2021 Advancing Pain Relief Symposium
“The language of opioid policies”

Conference Presentation: Short Lightning Talks
📍Virtual Conference

January 7-10, 2021 2021 Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting
"‘Under the influence’ of opioid policies: configuring interpretive spaces through language"

Conference/Panel Presentation
📍Virtual Conference

Dec 5, 2020 2020 Linguistweets - First International Twitter Conference on Linguistics
“One too many plural(s): Taglish code-switching”

Presentation Brazilian Association of Linguistics

📍 Twitter (Virtual Conference)  


April 7, 2020 UC Davis Gradslam Competition
"We can, we should, we must, and we will fight the opioid crisis”


Top 10 Finalist


(Final round cancelled due to Corona Virus)

July 17, 2019 2019 Linguistic Society of America Linguistic Institute 3MT (Three-Minute Thesis Competition)
"If I may, shall we address pain or should we focus on addiction: A talk about the language of opioid policies."


July 14, 2019 2019 LSA Linguistic Institute
"Enacting opioid policies in text and speech: A multi-'modal' type of fix"

Conference Poster
📍Davis, California

May 24, 2019 6th Annual UC Davis Symposium on Language Research
"When heroin was a hero and solutions created problems: The discourse of opioid policy enactments"

Conference Presentation
📍Davis, California

November 14-18, 2018 2018 American Anthropological Association Annual (AAA) Meeting
"Immigrant speech in healthcare: Ideologies and intelligibility"

Conference Presentation
📍San Jose Convention Center
(Remote Participation)

May 25, 2018 5th Annual UC Davis Symposium on Language Research: Most Innovative Panel
"'On a Scale of 1 to 10, How much pain are you in?' Conversations on chronic pain and controlled substances"

Runner Up

📍University of California, Davis

April 6, 2018 24th Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Culture (CLIC)
"Register shift as a pragmatic resource: Manifesting pain in medical consultations"

Conference Presentation
📍University of California, Los Angeles

March 10, 2018 Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics (GURT): Approaches to Discourse
"Discussing opiates in medical consultations: Expressing pain, mitigated questions, implicit requests and formulating credibility"

Conference Poster
📍Georgetown University

February 8, 2018 UC Davis Gradslam
"Low pitch and creaky voice as linguistic resources: Describing pain, narrating symptoms, and requesting for opiates in medical interactions"

📍Davis, California

April 22-23, 2016 22nd Annual Conference on Language, Interaction, and Culture (CLIC)
"Memory loss is not identity loss: The complex language participation frameworks of the elderly with dementia"

Conference Presentation
📍University of California, Los Angeles