What do Activist Literacies look like? By Alejandro Galeana If I had to sum up my experience at the JoLLE conference in one word, it would have to be “Amazing.” I learned so much about other people’s contributions to understanding Literacy. In my opinion, a lot boils […]
Images, Energy, and Action by Steven Landry As a photographer, I get to enjoy the act of capturing moments in time for later analysis. Like a researcher, I reflect upon the moment and make meaning through a critical view. The JoLLE Conference, as an experience, supported an […]
ac∙tiv∙ism \ˈak-ti-ˌvi-zəm\ : a doctrine or practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action especially in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue As part of JOLLE’s inaugural conference on activist literacies, a portion of our program was dedicated to “Continuing the Conversation.” To consider […]
Discomfort and an Identity Shift Meghan B. Thornton Going into the Activist Literacies conference held by the Journal of Literature and Language Education (JoLLE) at UGA, I was a bit wary. I was sure that if I sat through another workshop touting the benefits of an alphabox […]
“Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained.” ~Helen Keller Dear Jack, I’m writing this letter after attending the JoLLE Conference with you. It was just supposed to be […]
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