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JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Brownell, C.J. (in press). From sheltering to social change: Critical conversations in childhood, Literacy Today.

  • Brownell, C.J., Sheridan, D.M., & Scales, C. (in press). (Re)Mediating unheard resonances: Tracing the rhythms of aurality in communities, Educational Studies.

  • Brownell, C. J. (2018). Starting where you are, revisiting what you know: A letter to a first-year teacher addressing the hidden curriculum, Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy. 14(3), 205-217. doi: 10.1080/15505170.2017.1398697

  • Brownell, C. J. (2018). (Re)Imagining children’s writing: Creative language play(giarism) in the elementary English language arts classroom, Language Arts. 65(4), 218-228.

  • 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. (2018, April). Sound the alarm!: Disrupting resonances of a third grade classroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY. 
  • Brownell, C. J. (2018, April). Cultivating contemplative constituents: A case study of children composing in an era of (im)migration. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY. 

  • Thiel, J. J., Buchholz, B. A., Husbye, N., Rust, J., Wessel-Powell, C., Wohlwend, K., Pennington, C., Scott, J., Woods, A., Yoon, H., & Brownell, C. J. (2018, April). Playful possibilities of the #playrevoution: Narrating necessary stories of literacies in play. SIG: Writing & Literacies. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY. 

  • Brownell, C. J., Sheridan, D. M., Ceraso, S., & Boyle, C. (2018, March). Sonic languaging: Researching, teaching, and writing sound. Panel presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s annual convention, Kansas City, MO. 
  • Brownell, C. J., Yoon, H., Templeton, T., & Buchholz, B. (2017, December). Beyond conventions: (Re)Mediating meaningful literacies by centering young children. Invited panel presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association, Tampa Bay, Florida. 
  • Brownell, C. J., Kennett, K., Wessel Powell, C., Buchholz, B., & Honeyford, M. (2017, December). (Re)Making meaningfulness while cultivating expertise: How in-service teachers critically negotiate restrictive policies, Time(s), and Space(s). Panel presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association, Tampa Bay, Florida. 
  • Brownell, C. J. (2017, December). Reading and writing creative language play(giarism): Exploring elementary children’s writing. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association, Tampa Bay, Florida. 
  • 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. 

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

 
 

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