Recent Refereed Conference and Paper Presentations:

  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, November) “Sounding Out Synthesis: Hearing Practitioner Inquiry through Remixing Reflection.A paper presented at the National Conference for Teachers of English. St. Louis, MO

  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, November) “Reel Communities in Action: Using Documentary to Write Social Justice with Urban Youth.” A paper presented at the National Conference for Teachers of English. St. Louis, MO

  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, June) “Wearable Writing and Choric Composition: Intra-Active Encounters with Techn(e)ology in (Re)Mediating The Listening Walk.” A paper presented at the Computers and Writing Conference. Findlay, OH

  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, March) “Cultivating a Composition that Listens: Sonic Literacies and Hearing Intra-Active Writing.” A paper presented at the Conference on College Communication and Composition. Portland, OR

  • Wargo, J.M. (2016, December) “Feeling Brown in Gay YA: Reading Machismo, Mariposas, and the Drag of Identity in Award-Winning Queer Latino Literature.” A paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference. Nashville, TN

  • Wargo, J.M. (2016, December) “Reading Collecting and Curating as Genres of Participation in Youth Activism: Mobilizing Social Justice through Digital Media Production.” A paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Conference. Nashville, TN

  • Wargo, J.M., & Brownell, C.J. (2016, November) “Locative Literacies and Listening to Communities: #hearmyhome and Earwitnessing Place.” A paper presented at the National Conference for Teachers of English. Atlanta, GA

  • Brownell, C.J., & Wargo, J.M. (2016, November) “(Re)Educating the Senses to Community Literacies: Prospective Teachers Using Sound to Listen for Difference.” A paper presented at the National Conference for Teachers of English. Atlanta, GA

Invited Talks and Workshops:

  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, October) “Engineering Electracy in the English Language Arts.” A featured-speaker session presented at the 4T Conference on Digital Writing. Web.
  • Wargo, J.M. (2017, April) “Language and Social Processes Methods Workshop: Approaches to Re-Presenting Rich, Multimodal and Multimedia Data.” A workshop presented at the American Educational Research Association. San Antonio, TX
  • Brownell, C., Meyer, A., Rosaen, C. & Wargo, J.M. (2014, August) “R U LTR8? Exploring Literacy and Technology in 21st Century Classrooms” Professional development session for incoming College of Education Freshman students, a college-wide colloquium at Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI
  •  Wargo, J.M. (2014, February) “Elastic Literacies: Mapping Queer Identities and the Social Fault Lines of (In)Equality in Educational Spaces” Invited by Eastern Michigan University’s Center for the Study of Equality and Human Rights on behalf of the 2014 Equality Speaker Series. Ypsilanti, MI