Recent Conference Presentations:
"Come Closer: Critical Perspectives on Theatre of the Oppressed." 17th International Conference on Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed. Chicago, IL. July 2011.
"The Transpoemations Project: Digital Storytelling, Contemporary Poetry, and Refugee Boys." Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference. New Orleans, LA. March 2011.
"Going All the Way: A Frank Conversation About Teaching Explicit Young Adult Novels." National Council of Teachers of English Conference. Orlando, Fl. November 2010.
“Teacher-as-Artist: Imagining an Aesthetic Ethos for Critical Pedagogues.” Hawai’i International Education Conference. Honolulu, HI. January 2009.
“The Teaching That Dare Not Speak Its Name: the English Classroom as Taboo Territory.” National Council of Teachers of English. San Antonio, TX. November 2008.
“Toward a Model Education for Children of Refugee Families: Complex Conversations about Transformative Curricula.” 9th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference. Decatur, GA. October 2008.
“Confronting Homophobia to Create Change in Education and Human Services.” 14th International Conference on Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed. Omaha, NE. May 2008.
“Imaginative Assessment: Aesthetic Approaches to Evaluation.” Council of Teachers of English. Pine Mountain, GA. February 2008.
Emert, Toby. "Talking To, Talking About, Talking With: Language Arts Students in Conversation with Poetic Texts." English Journal 99 (2010): 67-73.
Emert, Toby. "Finding Julia Watts: the Facebook Interview." Signal Journal 33 (2009/10): 17-21.
Amos, Denise, Bradshaw, Glorianne, Emert, Toby, et. al. "Stepping into the Role of Professional Writer.” Handbook of Research on Electronic Collaboration and Organizational Synergy. Eds. J. Salmon and L. Wilson. Information Science Ref, 2008. 250-259.
Boykin, Zsa, Toby Emert, Sandra Grant, & Scott Smoot. “Writing with Our Eyes Open: a Collaborative Response to Teachers' Writing Groups.” In Teachers' Writing Groups: Collaborative Inquiry and Reflection for Professional Growth. Eds. Sarah Robbins, et. al. Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw State University Press, 2006. 173-180.
In addition, Dr. Emert has published poems, book reviews, interviews, a number of peer-reviewed journal articles, and more than 150 articles appearing in popular magazines, newspapers, and on websites.