Presentations

Aydarova, E. (2016). Educational reform as political theater: Dramas of obscurantism in global neoliberal contexts. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Aydarova, E. (2016). Educational reforms as political theater: International assessments as props. The Inaugural Comparative and International Education Society Symposium, Scottsdale, AZ.

Aydarova, O. (2016). “Down to the foundations to build a new world”: Teacher education reform as political theater. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Goodwin, L., Aydarova, O., Boveda, M., Caldas, B., Hayes, N., Warner, C. (2016). Myths about teacher preparation: Dismantling common misconceptions about our work and our impact. Dialogue session presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Aydarova, O. (2016). Global transformations in teacher education: New masters, new agendas, and new alternatives. Paper presented at Comparative and International Education Society, Vancouver, BC.

Aydarova, O.  (2016). Discussant for the panel Taking stock and looking forward: Visual methods for comparative and international educational research. Comparative and International Education Society, Vancouver, BC.

Aydarova, O. (2015). Teacher education reform as political theater: Modernization dramas in the Russian Federation. Invited poster presented at the Council of Anthropology and Education Invited Session, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Aydarova, O. (2015). The dawn of the new era or the twilight of the old: Contestations over teacher knowledge in the Russian Federation. Paper presented at the European Educational Research Association Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Apol, L., Aydarova, O., Riggs Stapleton, S., & Tirtowalujo, I. (2015). Reaching for the unsayable: Straddling different worlds in conducting “difficult” research. Paper presented at the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.

Aydarova, O.  (2015). The old and new masters: Russian teacher education at the crossroads of social change. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Aydarova, O. (2015). Teacher education as object, subject, and instrument of social change: Russian experiments to create a neoliberal subject. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Aydarova, O. (2014). Real fictions and fake truths: Multi-sited ethnography of teacher education reform in the Russian Federation. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Aydarova, O. (2014). English for pleasure or English for money? Foreign language teacher preparation in the Russian Federation. Paper presented at the Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies Convention, San Antonio, Texas.

Aydarova, O. (2014). Weaving together strands of becoming: Ideological, historical, social, and cultural. Paper presented at the 15th International Bakhtin Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Aydarova, O. (2014). When global reforms encounter “kvass patriotism:” Tensions and contradictions in Russian teacher education. Paper presented at Comparative and International Education Society 2014 Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada.

Aydarova, O. (2013). “What is good for them may not be good for us”: Contesting visions of quality in Russian educational modernization. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Aydarova, O. (2013). English language teacher education and the global/local nexus in the Russian Federation. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Aydarova, O. (2013). Glories of the Soviet past or dim visions of the future: Teacher education programs as sites of historical becoming. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual SOYUZ Symposium “Authoritarianism and Beyond: Lessons from Postsocialist Societies,” New York, New York.

Aydarova, O. (2012). Globalization and teacher education. Paper presented at the Fifth International Global Studies Conference, Moscow, Russia.

Aydarova, O. (2012). Tensions and contradictions of Russian educational reforms. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Aydarova, O. (2012). Global imperative for teacher education re-visited. A roundtable paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Roue, B., Aydarova, O., and Kennetz, K. (2012). Gendered identities, cultural beliefs, and the teaching force in the United Arab Emirates. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2012 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Aydarova, O. (2011). Educational reforms in the United Arab Emirates: Ideological becoming through discursive contestations. Paper presented at Comparative and International Education Society Eastern Regional Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Aydarova, O. (2011). Imported teacher education curricula in the United Arab Emirates. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Aydarova, O., Kennetz, K., & Roue, B. (2011). Contextualizing genre-based approaches to writing in a teacher education program. Paper presented at TESOL International Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Aydarova, O. & Solomon, E. (2011). Semantic portrait of a word: A project to develop vocabulary. Poster presented at TESOL International Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Glew, M., Aydarova, O., & Yuliantoro, D. (2010). Internationalizing teacher education at Michigan State University: The Global Educators Cohort Program. Paper presented at Midwest Regional Comparative and International Education Society Conference, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Aydarova, O. & Roue, B. (2010). Re-visiting subject knowledge courses in teacher education. Paper presented at the TESOL International Convention, Boston, Massachusetts.

Aydarova, O. & Roue, B. (2010). Subject knowledge courses in teacher education. Paper presented at TESOL Arabia, Dubai, UAE.

Aydarova, O. & Roue, B. (2010). Possible selves in practicum experiences. Paper presented at TESOL Cambodia, Cambodia.