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JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Brownell, C. J. (accepted). (Re)Imagining children’s writing: Creative language play(giarism) in the elementary English language arts classroom, Language Arts.

  • Brownell, C. J. (in press). Starting where you are, revisiting what you know: A letter to a first-year teacher addressing the hidden curriculum, Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy.

  • Brownell, C. J. (2017). Mandated curricula as figured world: A case-study of identity, power, and writing in elementary English language arts, English Teaching: Practice & Critique. 16(2), 252-267. doi: 10.1108/ETPC-10-2016-0131

  • Brownell, C. J. & Wargo, J. M. (2017). (Re)Educating the senses to community literacies: Prospective teachers using sound to listen for difference. In Mahiri, J. (Ed.), Special Issue: Cyber-lives: Digital Media and Multicultural Education, Multicultural Education Review. doi: 10.1080/2005615X.2017.1346559
  • Brownell, C. J. (2017). “I don’t know a lot of Spanish, but I’m learning”: Language identity in the elementary English language arts classroom, The Reading Teacher. doi: 10.1002/trtr.1591
  • Marshall, S. & Brownell, C. J. (2015). Looking back to look ahead: How federal legislation has impacted state testing. Michigan Reading Journal, 47(2), 56-57.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Brownell, C. J. (2017). How urban education choice campaigns in Detroit masqueraded as equity and social justice and worsened the status quo. In G.Q. Conchas, B.M. Hinga, & M. Gottfied (Eds.), Policy goes to school: Case studies on the possibilities and limitations of educational innovations. Routledge.
  • Brownell, C. J. & Coles, J. A. (2016). "Coloring" within the lines: Implications for practicing color blindness (pp. 260-279). In J. Diem (Ed.), The social & cultural foundations of education: A reader. San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing. 
Interested in reading more? Visit my page on Academia.edu or ResearchGate.

Interested in reading more? Visit my page on Academia.edu or ResearchGate.

Recent Refereed Conference and Paper Presentations:

  • Brownell, C. J., Haas, J., Jensen, J., & Salome, L. (2017, November). Bringing meaning to writing: Creating engaged writers with culturally sustaining writing instruction. Panel presented at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, St. Louis, MO. 
  • Brownell, C. J., Yoon, H., & Templeton, T. (2017, October). Plying the frame, playing with photography: Young children’s images as a play on identity. Panel presented at the annual conference of the Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Brownell, C. J., Sheridan, D.M., & Wargo, J. M. (2017, June). (Re)Sounding techne(ologies): Exploring youth-produced community soundscapes. Symposium presented at the annual of Computers & Writing Conference, Findaly, OH.
  • Wargo, J. M., Brownell, C. J., & Smith, A. (2017, June). It’s elementary! Composing wonder and wandering into techn(e)ology with young writers. Symposium presented at the annual of Computers & Writing Conference, Findaly, OH.
  • Brownell, C. J. (2017, June). Cultivating contemplative constituents: Children's reflections on refugee texts in an era of (im)migration. Paper presented at the inaugural Addressing Inequalities, Mobility, and Dislocation: Insights from International and Domestic Research and Practice conference, East Lansing, MI.
  • Brownell, C. J. (2017, May). Nuanced identities: Exploring identity in critical qualitative inquiry with elementary children. Paper presented at the annual conference of Thirteenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL.
  • Brownell, C. J., Yoon, H., Wessel-Powell, C., Buchholz, B. A., Rust, J., & Thiel, J. J. (2017, April). Rumblings from the #playrevolution in Literacies: Transforming knowledge into action through the power of play. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Parks, A. N. & Brownell, C. J. (2017, April). When the clips are down: How students make sense of school discipline. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Brownell, C. J. (2016, December). Between standards and social worlds: Exploring intermediate elementary students’ writing and storied selves. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association, Nashville, TN. 
  • Brownell, C. J. & Wargo, J. M. (2016, November). (Re)Educating the senses to community literacies: Prospective teachers using sound to listen for difference. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Wargo, J.M. & Brownell, C. J. (2016, November). Locative literacies and listening to communities: #hearmyhome and earwitnessing place. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, Atlanta, GA. 

For a complete list of conference presentations, please download my CV.

 
 

Media Appearances & Digital Work