Volume 9(1), 2013

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Volume 9(1): Activist Literacies: Inspire, Engage, Create, Transform

Painting of a young man wrapped to a large cactus with barbed wire.

“SB 1070 Visceral Realism.” Painting by Christian Faltis, 2011

Editor’s Introduction

Providing Hope and Critique through Art, Activism, and Literacies

Lindy L. Johnson, The University of Georgia

Conference Reflections

Forum

Undocumented Students and Classroom Advocacy: Be Not Afraid

Ian Altman, Clarke Central High School, Athens, GA

Features

Language, Literacy, and Culture: Aha! Moments in Personal and Sociopolitical Understanding

Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Activist Literacies: Teacher Research as Resistance to the “Normal Curve”

Rob Simon, OISE/University of Toronto
Gerald Campano, University of Pennsylvania

The Transformative Power of Youth Action Coalition’s Multimodal Arts-for-Change Programming

K.C. Nat Turner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kate Way, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Robin R.R. Gray, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Arts to Encourage Multiple Perspectives and Promote Social Justice

Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio, Lehman College, The City University of New York (CUNY)
Sarah Vernola, Byram Hills High School, Armonk, NY

Activist Literacies: Validating Aboriginality Through Visual and Literary Identity Texts

M. Kristiina Montero, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario

Cassandra Bice-Zaugg, Mississauga of the New Credit First Nations, Ontario
Makwa Oshkwenh-Adam Cyril John Marsh, Baker Lake First Nations, Ontario

Jim Cummins, james.cummins@utoronto.ca
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

Embodied Discourse: Using Tableau to Explore Preservice Teachers’ Reflections and Activist Stances

Margaret Branscombe,University of South Florida
Jenifer Jasinski Schneider, University of South Florida

Empowering Adolescents for Activist Literacies

Sally L Humphrey, Australian Catholic University, Strathfield, AU

Children’s Literature as Tools of and for Activism: Reflections of JoLLE’s inaugural Activist Literacies conference

Jennifer M. Graff, The University of Georgia

Launching Youth Activism with Award-Winning International Literature

Danielle E. Forest, Old Dominion University
Sue C. Kimmel, Old Dominion University
Kasey L. Garrison, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Latino Media and Critical Literacy Pedagogies: Children’s scripting Telenovelas discourses

Carmen L. Medina, Indiana University
María del Rocío Costa, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Discussing Picturebooks Across Perceptual, Structural and Ideological Perspectives

Suzette Youngs, University of Northern Colorado
Frank Serafini, Arizona State University

Activist Authors of the 44th Annual Georgia Children’s Book Award and Conference

Denise Davila, The University of Georgia

Oksana Lushchevska, The University of Georgia

 

Book Reviews

Engaging in Critical Thoughts: Re-reading as a Form of Activism

Xiaoli Hong, The University of Georgia

 

How Many Voices is One? Three Uses of Collage as Activism for Young Women

Jason Matherly, The University of Georgia

 

The Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools.

Bellas, T & Myers, J. (2013). Review of the education nation: Six leading edges of innovation in our schools.  Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 9(1), 67-69.

 

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s.

Pastina, A. (2013). Review of Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s.  Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 9(1), 67-68.

 

Hidden gems:  Naming and teaching from the brilliance in every student’s writing.

Doorn, K. (2013). Review of hidden gems:  Naming and teaching from the brilliance in every student’s writing.  Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 9(1), 67-70.

 

Reading girls: The lives and literacies of adolescents.

Falter, M. (2013) Review of Reading girls: The lives and literacies of adolescents.  Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 9(1), 67-71.

 

Editor
Lindy L. Johnson

Production Editor
Stephanie Anne Shelton

Forum & Conference Reflections Editor
Tobie Bass

Book Review Editor
Deavours Hall

Board Members
Joanna Anglin
Tobie Bass
Sheila Brennan
Gabriela Del Villar
Karen K. Graham
Xiaoli Hong
Stephanie P. Jones
Shim Lew

Faculty Advisor
Peter Smagorinsky

Disclaimer

The views expressed on this website and contained within featured documents are solely those of the author(s) and artist(s) and do not reflect the views of the Department of Language & Literacy Education, The College of Education, or The University of Georgia.