Invited Presentation, "Poetics of Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo", Filipino and Philippine Literature Classes of Osaka Gaddai University (Osaka University of Foreign Studies), Osaka, Japan, January 27, 2006.
Participant, Sangwika International Conference on Filipino Language Policy, August 4-5, University of the Philippines.
Invited Presentation, "Voices of Filipinas in My Poetry", solo performance with lecture on craft, Ateneo de Manila University, July 26.
Invited Presentation, "Advanced Filipino Abroad Program: Implications in the Teaching of Filipino in the Philippines", Metro Manila Language Teachers Council, July 14.
Invited Presentation, Filipinology Lecture Series of De La Salle University Filipino Department, "Ang Babae sa Tabi-tabi: Imahe ng Filipina sa mga Tula ni Elynia" (Women in the Margin: Images of the Filipina in the Poetry of Elynia), June 30.
Invited Performance, Poetry Reading With Two Other Filipina Poets, (Marjorie Evasco and Benilda Santos), DLSU Bienvenido Santos Creative Writing Center, June 11.
Invited Performance, Poetry Reading, Conspiracy Tuesday Readings, Quezon City, June 8.
Invited Panel Presentation, "Peace Development Through Poetry and Folklore", Conference on Peace Development and Folklore, Bukidnon State College, Bukidnon, Philippines. March 2.
Invited Lecture, "Pagtuturo ng Tulang Filipino" (The Teaching of Filipino Poetry), Teacher Development Workshop of the University of Santo Tomas, August 12.
Invited lecture, "Tinig ng Babae sa Aking mga Tula" (Voices of Women in my Poetry), Philippine Normal University, August 1.
Paper Presentor, "Pagtuturo ng Panlahing Panitikan sa mga Estudyante Filipino Amerikano" (Teaching Heritage Literature to Filipino American Students), First International Conference on the Teaching of Filipino, Manila Traders Hotel, December 17.
Invited presentation, "Teaching Reading and Listening Using Filipino Authentic Materials", for the Second Seminar- Workshop of UGNAYFIL (Association of Teachers of Filipino as a Foreign/Second Language), Philippine Normal University, August 15.
Invited paper, "Pagpapahusay ng Pagtuturo ng Filipino sa mga Filipino at Di-Filipino sa Labas ng Filipinas" (Upgrading the Teaching of Filipino to Filipinos/Non-Filipinos Outside of the Philippines), 3rd International Congress, SANGFIL, University of the Philippines, August 8.
Invited paper, "Paggamit ng Awtentikong Kagamitan sa Pagtuturo ng Pagbasa at Pakikinig sa Filipino Bilang Pangalawa/Dayuhang Wika" (Using Authentic Materials in the Teaching of Reading and Listening in Filipino as a Second/Foreign Language), De La Salle University Conference on Current Trends in Teaching Filipino, May 16.
Panel Chair, "Women and Revolution", 5th Philippine Studies International Conference, Hawaiian Hilton Hotel, April 14.
Panel Chair and Organizer, " 5th Philippine Studies International Conference Literary Readings, Hawaiian Hilton Hotel, April 14.
Invited paper/discussant, "The Classics of Tagalog Literature", Conference-Workshop on the Canon of South East Asian Literature, University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, London, April 5-7.
Invited Paper, "Decolonizing and Empowering Filipino Women-- The Need to Rewrite Folk Literature", 2nd WIKKA Feminist Writers Workshop", University of the Philippines, February 17-20.
Invited Paper, "Babae at Wika" (Woman and Language), De La Salle University Department of Filipino lecture series, Manila, Philippines, August 9.
Invited presentation,"Paggamit ng Awtentikong Kagamitan sa ` Pagtuturo" (Using Authentic Materials in Teaching), Seminar-Workshop on Teaching and Materials Development, Pambansang Samahan sa Linggwistikang Pilipino (National Association for Filipino Linguistics), Philippine Normal University, Manila, August 5.
Invited lecture, "Kasaysayan ng Panitikang Filipino" (History of Filipino Literature), 1994 Advanced Filipino Abroad Program, University of the Philippines at Los Baņos, June 29.
Paper presenter, "The Teaching of Southeast Asian Languages Through Authentic Video Materials: The Tagalog Example", SEALS (Southeast Asian Linguistic Society) IV Conference in Thailand, May 24.
Invited paper, "Current Issues on Literary Translation: Observations and Insights on the Philippine Experience", International Workshop on Translation, Kanchanburi, Thailand, November 13-18.
Chair and Discussant, "Language, Culture and Literature In Southeast Asian Studies" panel, Association of Asian Studies Conference, Marriott Hotel, San Francisco, April 6.
Consultant and Participant, Filipino Language Movement Consultative Summit, San Diego State University, June 8-11.
Participant, Association for Asian Studies Conference, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, March 31-April 3.
Invited Solo Performance of Poetry, "Mula sa Puso" (From the Heart), Sponsored by the Project Heart to Heart Cluv, Ben's Restaurant and Karaoke Bar, San Diego, February 14.
Invited Performance, solo poetry recital, City College of San Francisco, March 27.
Invited Presentation, "Filipinas in the Margin: The Feminist Poetry of Elynia S. Mabanglo," COTSEAL Panel at the Association for Asian Conference, San Diego, March
Presentor, "Beyond Reading: Literature in the Advanced Second Language Classrooms", COTSEAL (Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages) Conference-Workshop, University of California-Los Angeles, January 25.
Panel Chair and Paper Presentor, "Advocacy and Teacher Development", Second National Conference of the National Council of Organizations of Less Commonly Taught Languages, Arlington, Virginia, April 8.
Panel Chair and Paper Presentor, "The Professionalization of Southeast Asian Language Teaching", COTSEAL Panel, Association of Asian Studies Conference, Sheraton Chicago, March 22.
Paper Presenter, "The Filipino Language Learning Framework", a panel organized by the Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages, Association of Asian Studies Conference, March 11.
Paper Presenter, "Teaching Reading in Filipino Using Folklore-- Riddles and Myths", Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Language Conference, July 9.
Paper Presenter and Panel Organizer, "Metaphors of Protest: Anti-Colonial Themes in Tagalog Poetry", MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures in the United States) Conference, Ala Moana Hotel, April 15-17. Presenter, "Tagalog Teaching in the United States: Report on the State of the Art", COTSEAL (Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages) Meeting at the AAS (Association of Asian Studies) Conference, Sheraton Chicago, March 12-15.
Co-Trainer, "Filipino Institute" (teachers' training for the teachers of Tagalog), UH National Foreign Language Resource Center, July 24-28.
Invited to present lessons based on authentic Tagalog video materials at the 1995 COTSEAL (Consortium of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages) Conference at the SEASSI, University of Wisconsin-Madison, July 14-17.
Invited presentor, "Teaching to the Oral Communication Hallmark: Emphasis on Training and Evaluation", General Education Oral Focus Board, Saunders 367, April 12.
Participant, Hawaii Association of Language Teachers Conference,
Script and direction, "Huwag Naman" (Please Don't), a total theater choral recitation of a poem with the same title, performed at the opening program of the Filipino Centennial Celebration, Hawaii Convention Center, December 10.
Participant, Inter-Language Oral Proficiency Interview Refresher Workshop, University of Hawaii, May 9.
Participant, Inter-Language Agency-Oral Proficiency Interview (ILR OPI) Workshop, University of Hawaii, May 5-7.
Participant, ILR OPI Workshop, University of Hawaii, March 21-25.
Participant, "New Visions for Southeast Asian Language Teaching" Workshop, Council of Teachers of Southeast Asian Languages and National Foreign Language Resource Center, January 3-5.
Invited Presentation, "Filipino Values in Philippine Folklore", Pacific Asian Affairs Council at Leeward Community College, November 23.
Invited Presentation, "Assessing Oral Production of Students in an O-Focus Class,", Oral Communication Workshop of the General Education Board, October 27.
Participant, Cultural Diversity and Language Education Conference, Center for Second Language Research and National Foreign Resource Center, University of Hawaii, September 17-19.
Participant, ACTFL/ILR OPI Workshop, University of Hawaii, January 5-8.
Panel Chair and Paper Presentor, "Heritage Languages of Hawaii: Problems and Issues", HALT/TESOL Joint Conference, March 8.
Invited Presentation, "Images of the Filipina in Songs and Poetry", 13th Annual International Festival, Pacific and Asian Affairs Council, Kapiolani Community College, March 20.
Presentor, "From Classroom Writing to Publishing in a Second Language", Hawaii Association of Language Teachers' (HALT) Conference, March 17.
Paper Presenter, "Philippine Folklore and Filipino Social Values", Pamantasan Conference, Leeward Community College, April 15.
Humanities Scholar and Panel Organizer, "Images, Imitations and Imaginations in Filipino Film and Literature", presented at the following HCH (Hawaii Council for the Humanities) fora: Kapiolani Community College, February 8; Maui Community College, February 9; Kauai Community College, February 11; Hawaii Community College, February 12.
Invited to present, "Images of Filipino Women", Students of Filipino Ancestry (SOFA), UH Women Center, October 10.
Co-Trainer, "Language Lab and Telecom Training on the Use of Video and Electronic Materials,University of Hawaii, August 17.
"Video Lessons in Tagalog", presentation of lessons at the SCOLA/Video Working Group, UH National Foreign Language Resource Center, May 6.
Invited panelist/discussant: "Pacific Voices: Performance, Reading and Discussion -- Asian-Pacific Writers on Writing About Home", Kapiolani Community College International Festival, Hawaii, March 11.
Invited presentation, "Writing and Identity", Kapiolani Community College East-West Festival, Hawaii, March 24.
Invited presenter, "Maids, Mail Order Brides and Matriarchs: Images of the Filipino Woman in Literature", reading of paper with slides presentation at the monthly lecture series of the Phi Betta Kappa, University of Hawaii, February 22.
Invited presentation, "Jose Rizal's Noli and Fili: Characters as Symbols of National Identity"*, The Age of European Exploration: Impact on Philippine Culture and Society Lecture Series: Center for Philippine Studies and SHAPS, October 20. *Also read at Maui Community College (November 21) and at University of Hawaii at Hilo (November 23).
Invited presentation and reading, "Voices of Filipino Women in Poems", poetry reading and discussion, Center for Southeast Asian Studies lecture series on Gender, Women, and Feminism in Southeast Asia, November 20.
Presenter and panel organizer, "Images of Women in Philippine Folk Literature", panel discussion on Southeast Asian Women Then Now: A View From the Folklore of the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, sponsored by the UH Department of Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific Languages, Center for Southeast Asian Studies and Center for Philippine Studies, March 12.
Invited presentation, "Images of America in Phiategory, for Kundiman ng Katipunan: Awit nina Andres at Oryang" (The Lovesong of the Katipunan: Song of Andres and Oryang), Republic of the Philippines' Centennial Literary Contest, August 19.