Academic conferences

Walton, G. (2016, May). Fear itself is nothing to fear: An examination into processes of achievement. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Ottawa, ON.

Mizzi, R. and Walton, G. (2015 June 1). Troubling “sexual minority” and the quest for inclusive language in education. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Ottawa, ON.

Walton, G. (2013 April 4). Finding the mother lode: Recruiting allies in struggles for social justice. Paper presentation at the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice. Laramie, WY.

Walton, G. and Niblett, B. (2011 April 10). Investigating the problem of bullying through photo elicitation. Paper presentation: American Educational Research Association (AERA). New Orleans, LA.

Walton, G. and Rowlandson, N. (2010 March 25). Forging policy for LGBT youth: Schools as sites of activism and resistance. Workshop: Rainbow Health Ontario’s 2010 Conference: Improving Access and Equity in Health for LGBT People. Toronto, ON.

Walton, G. and Potvin, L. (2009 May). Boobs, beer, boxing, and bombs: Examining SPIKE TV as public pedagogy. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Ottawa, ON.

Walton, G. (2009 May). Engaging equity in first year classrooms. Workshop: McGraw-Hill Ryerson – Teaching and Learning Conference Series. First Year in Focus: Engaging Students in First Year and Beyond. Burnaby, BC.

Chinnery, A.; Sensoy, Ö.; and Walton, G. (2008 November). Challenging “studied ignorance.” Paper presentation: National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME). New Orleans, LA.

Walton, G. (2008 November). Policy pitfalls: Identity, difference, and bullying. Workshop: Action for a just society: A forum to explore issues of citizenship, identity, human rights, and sustainability in schools. Vancouver, BC.

Korteweg, L. and Walton, G. (2008 June). Leveraging the learning city by fostering diversity and creativity. Paper presentation: Leveraging Learning for Regional Development: An International Forum, Learning Cities and Regions. Thunder Bay, ON.

Walton, G. (2008 June). Crossing over to higher education: Addressing the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in school. Symposium with Friedel, T.; van der Wey, D.; and Butterwick, S.: Equity accountability in education: Disconnections among equity discourse, policy and action. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Vancouver, BC. 

Walton, G. (2008 June). The “problem” trap: An archaeology of safe schools discourse. Symposium with Meyers, E. and Wells, K.: Homophobia, educational policy, and student safety in Canadian schools. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Vancouver, BC. 

Walton, G. (2008 March). Missing the point: Bullying, ethical failure, and social responsibility in schools. Paper presentation: American Educational Research Association (AERA). New York, NY.

Walton, G. (2008 March). The “problem” trap: An archaeology of safe schools discourse. Symposium with Meyers, E.; Wells, K.; and Kehler, M.: Where the rubber misses the road: Implications of homophobia and school policy on student safety. Paper presentation: American Educational Research Association (AERA). New York, NY.

Walton, G. (2007 November). Spinning our wheels: Addressing our failure to reduce bullying in schools. Paper presentation: International Education for Peace (EFP): Strategies for building a civilization of peace. Vancouver, BC.

Walton, G. (2006 October). Addressing homophobic violence in schools. Workshop: BC Teachers for Peace and Global Education (PAGE): Creating a Culture of Peace: Continuing the Conversation. Port Moody, BC.

Walton, G. (2006 April). The short leap: An analysis of selected safe schools policies. Paper presentation: American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Francisco, CA.

Walton, G. (2006 February). Exploring the problem(atic) of bullying to enhance learning environments for children. Paper presentation: Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching (WestCAST). Vancouver, BC.

Walton, G. (2005 October). The persistent problem of homophobic violence in schools and what must be done about it. Paper presentation: British Columbia Peace Education Conference. Vancouver, BC. [conference cancelled.]

Walton, G. (2005 October). Social contexts of “fag” and “dyke”: An engagement with concepts to foster inclusion in schools. Workshop: International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. Honolulu, HI.

Walton, G. (2005 March). Bullying, homophobia, and the politics of school administration. Paper presentation: Beyond Rhetoric: Canada’s Second Conference on Bullying. Ottawa, ON.

Walton, G. (2005 February). “H-cubed:” A primer for teacher educators and teacher-candidates. Paper presentation: Western Canadian Association for Student Teaching (WestCAST). Saskatoon, SA.

Walton, G. (2004 October). A re-conceptualization of bullying through the lens of critical theory and implications for educational policy. Paper presentation: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference. Dayton, OH.

Walton, G. (2004 May). “No fags allowed”: Towards a re-conceptualization of school-based bullying and implications for educational policy. Paper presentation: Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE). Winnipeg, MN.

Walton, G. (2004 May). Public for whom? Educational policy and dimensions of bullying. Workshop: Circles of Influence: Children, Families, and Communities Conference. Prince George, BC.

Walton, G. (2002 June). Homophobia and schoolyard bullying: A theoretical and exploratory analysis. Workshop: Guelph Sexuality Conference. University of Guelph, ON.

Walton, G. (2002 March). “What is this thing called ‘gay’? And is it any good?”: Gayness and queerness in grade schools. Paper presentation: Free Exchange Conference: impostures. University of Calgary, AB.

Walton, G. (1999 May). “Between a rock and a hard place”: Gay and Christian identity integration. Paper presentation: Qualitative Analysis Conference. University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University. Fredericton, NB.

Walton, G. (1998 May). Integration of conflicting identities: Gay Christian men. Paper presentation: Qualitative Analysis Conference. Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Toronto, ON.