Monthly Archives: January 2018

Selected Presentations


Hiller, K. E., Simpson, T. D. , & Chiocca, E. S. (2019). Creating Positive Change: Navigating Structure, Culture, and Ambiguity at a New Joint-Venture Global University. NACADA International Conference, Hasselt, Belgium.

Chiocca, E. S. (2019). “It Was a Conflict on an Intellectual Level”: Transformative Experiences in International Education. IAIR, Shanghai, China.

Chiocca, E. S. (2019). Triggering Conversations: Transformative Learning in a Study Abroad in Jerusalem. Transformative Learning Conference, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK.

Chiocca, E. S., Kim, T. (2019). Realigning Praxis and Ideology in the Language Classroom. AAAL, Atlanta, Georgia.

Chiocca, E. S. (2018). “I’ve Come to Realize How Ignorant I Was”: Intercultural Literacy and Short-Term Study Abroad. Colloque Interculturel, “L’interculturel dans les formations de l’enseignement supérieur: Conceptions, pratiques, enjeux et perspectives,” Le Mans, France.

Chiocca, E., Kim, T. (2018). Curriculum Ideologies and their Impacts in the ESL Classroom. TESOL Doctoral Forum, Chicago, IL.

Chiocca, E. (2017). Developing Intercultural and Linguistic Competences: Comparison between Chinese ESL Learners. TESOL Doctoral Forum, Seattle, WA.

Chiocca, E. (2016). “I Hope It Brings Wisdom”: The perspective of ROTC cadets’ on learning Arabic and Developing Intercultural Communication Competence. Mobilities, Transitions, Transformations – Intercultural Education at the annual Crossroads International Conference, International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE), Budapest.

Chiocca, E. (2016).  You Learn to Shut Up”: A Case Study of ROTC Cadets Crossing the Boundaries of Critical Languages and Cultures. 10th International Conference on Third Language Acquisition and Multilingualism, International Association of Multilingualism (IAM). Vienna.

Chiocca, E. (2016). Where Cultures Meet: The Case of Inadvertent Plagiarism of Chinese Students in American Universities. Beijing Normal University, A Journey into Chinese Thought and Modern Civilization, Beijing.

Chiocca, E. (2016). Learning Arabic in an American Military Context:  Changing Perceptions of Others and Self. Intercultural Language Education and Globalization International Conference, Budapest.

Chiocca, E. (2016). “I Hope It Brings Wisdom”: When ROTC Cadets Reflect on the Effects of Learning Critical Languages on the Development of their Intercultural Communication Competence. Language and Conflict: Politics of Language and Identity across Contexts, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. London.



Chiocca, E., Kim. T. (2018). Realigning Praxis and Ideology in the Language Classroom. Proposal, APA, Division 9.

Kim, T., Chiocca, E. (2017). Pedagogy for Oppressors and Oppressed: Curriculum Ideologies in the Classroom. American Psychological Association (APA), Division 9.

Chiocca, E. (2017). Critical Languages in the US Military: Goal-Orientation and Intercultural Communicative Competence. American Psychological Association (APA), Division 15.

Chiocca, E., Kim, T. (2017). The Big Lies of Education: Discussing Curriculum Ideologies. National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE).


Chiocca, E. S. (2018). Not Updated Tourism: Transformation in Short-Term Study Abroad Experiences. Humanities Research Center Launch, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China.

Chiocca, E., Kim, T. (2017). Education Ideologies: Between Social Neutrality and Social Action. Research and Creativity Day, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Chiocca, E. (2017). ROTC Cadets Learning Arabic and Chinese: Goals and ICC. Texas Language Education Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Kim, T., Chiocca, E. (2017). Curriculum Ideologies and the Decolonization of the Classroom: Where We Stand. Decolonizing Education Research and Practice, Graduate Student Symposium at the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

Chiocca, E. (2016). Hearts and Minds: Goal-Orientation of Military Students in Critical Language Learning. University of Central Oklahoma Language and Linguistics Student Conference, Edmond, OK.

Chiocca, E., Kim, T. (2016). Pedagogy for Stupidification? Reflecting on Educational Ideologies. Social Justice Symposium, University of Oklahoma, OK.

Chiocca, E. (2016). “You Learn to Shut Up”: ROTC Cadets’ Perception of Arabic Language and its Effect on their Intercultural Communication Competence. Oklahoma Foreign Language Teacher Association. Oklahoma City, OK.

Chiocca, E. (2016). The Perception of ROTC Students on Critical Languages and Intercultural Competence: a case study. Graduate Research and Creativity Day, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Chiocca, E. (2013). Cyrano de Bergerac, Homo Duplex dans une Pièce Multiplex, ou le Discours sur le Dépassement de Soi. Tierra Tinta Conference, Norman, OK.