Addressing Injustices
Addressing Injustices
Addressing Injustices brings together teachers and youth to read, write, make art, and change the world.

Publications, Presentations, Interviews

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PUBLICATIONS

Simon, R., Nichols, P., Campano, G., & Edwards, W. (2019). “There is really a lot going on here”: Toward a cosmopolitics of reader-response. In S. Jagger and P. Trifonis (Eds.), Handbook of Cultural Studies and Education, (pp. 175-189). NY: Routledge.

Simon, R., Gallagher, B., Walkland, T., Allen, A., Friesen, D., Evis, S.,  & Kalan, A., with youth from the Addressing Injustices Project: Matthew Burbidge, Nora Farrell, Julian Hetman, Marley Hosang, Talia Morais, Veronica Parks, Emily Raposo, Lucas Sanchez, Rami Simon, Griffin Stewart-Wilson. (In press, 2019). “We can’t ever let this happen again”: Addressing anti-Semitism through arts-based inquiry. In Confronting anti-Semitism on Campus. V. Stead (Ed.). New York: Peter Lang.

Simon, R., hicks, b.l., Walkland, T., Gallagher, B., Evis, S., & Baer, P. (2019). Breaking Gender Expectations: Adolescents’ Critical Rewriting of a Trans Young-Adult Novel. In B. Guzzetti, J. Dunkerly-Bean, & T. Bean (Eds.), Literacies, Sexualities, and Gender: Understanding Identities from Preschool to Adulthood, (pp. 141-152). New York: Routledge.

Simon, R., hicks, b.l., Walkland, T., Gallagher, B., Sarah Evis, S., & Baer, P. (2018).“But in the end, you are all beautiful”: Exploring gender through digital composition. English Journal, 107(3), pp. 39-46.

Simon, R., & Kalan, A. (2017). Adolescent literacy and collaborative inquiry. In D. Appleman & K. Hinchman (Eds.), Adolescent Literacy: A Handbook of Practice-based Research (pp. 398-420). NY: Routledge.

Simon, R., Evis, S., Walkland, T., Kalan, A., & Baer, P. (2016). Navigating the “delicate relationship between empathy and critical distance”: Youth literacies, social justice and arts-based inquiry. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 15(3), pp. 430-449.

Transforming research into “something more lively and radical”:  Collaborative inquiry as public scholarship for diverse democracies.
Teacher as Researcher SIG Newsletter, pp. 6-9. American Educational Research Association. (2015).

Simon, R., & Campano, G. (2015). Hermeneutics of literacy pedagogy
In K. Pahl & J. Rowsell (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies (pp. 476-482). NY: Routledge.

Simon, R., Bailey, A., Brennan, J., Calarco, A., Clarke, K., Edwards, W., Fujiwara, C., Kalan, A., Kruja, J., McInnes-Greenberg, E., & Pisecny, A. (2014). “In the swell of wandering words”: The arts as a vehicle for adolescents’ and educators’ inquiries into the Holocaust memoir Night. Perspectives on Urban Education, 11(2), pp. 90-106. 

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Presentations

Simon, R., Evis, S., Walkland, T., Gallagher, B., hicks, b.l., Friesen, D. (2019, April). Trains, Tents, and Board Games: Collaborative Teacher Research into Historical Trauma through Arts-Based Inquiry. Alternative session presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.

Simon, R., Gallagher, B. Walkland, T., hicks, b.l.,  & Evis, S. (2019, April). Playfully Critical: Democratizing Research through Collaborative Multimodal Inquiry. Paper presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Toronto, ON.

Gender is Like an Ocean: Adolescents’ and Teachers’ Grappling with All-Gender Identity and Inclusion
Alternative session presented at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2019, February).

“Permanently etched in my mind”: Bearing Witness, Respectful Play, and the Emotional Landscape of Creative Inquiry
Paper presented at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2019, February).

What counts as participation in participatory research? 
Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association (LRA), Palm Desert, CA. (2018, November).

Gender, Sexualities and Literacies Across the Lifespan. Alternative session presented at the Literacy Research Association (LRA), Palm Desert, CA. (2018, November).

“Woah… This book is really traumatizing!”: Critical Inquiry and Respectful Play in Students' Responses to Art Spiegelman’s Maus.
Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association (LRA), Palm Desert, CA. (2018, November).

“Breaking Gender Expectations as a Whole”: Exploring Adolescents’ Critical Rewriting of a Trans YA Novel.
Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY. (2018, April).

Gender is like an Ocean: Exploring All-Gender Identity in Response to a Young Adult Novel. Alternative session at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY. (2018, April).

Simon, R., Evis, S.,Walkland, T., * hicks, b.l,, *Baer, P., & *Gallagher, B. (April, 2018). Gender is like an Ocean. Workshop presented at the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity’s 4th Annual Ontario Educators Conference, Toronto, ON.

What counts as participation in participatory research? 
Panel on Equity and Ethics in Educational Research at The Ethnography in Educational Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2018, February).

Walkland, T., Evis, S., Gallagher, B., hicks, b.l., Simon, R. (2018, February). Gender is Like an Ocean. Screening and workshop at Ontario Education Research Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Making Beautiful Music: Adolescents’ and Teachers’ Collaborative Inquiry into All-Gender Identity and Inclusion. Alternative session presented at the Literacy Research Association (LRA), Tampa, FL. (2017, November).

(Re)writing gender, (re)reading resistance: Middle school students explore all-gender identity, inclusion, and representation through arts-based inquiry. Paper presented at The Ethnography in Educational Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2017, February).

Youth literacies, social justice, and arts-based inquiry: Adolescents' and teachers' critical curriculum in response to Maus. Paper presented at The Ethnography in Educational Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2016, February).

"In the swell of wandering words": The arts as a vehicle for adolescents’ and educators’ inquiries into the Holocaust memoir Night. Alternative session presented at The Ethnography in Educational Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA. (2014, February).