Recent Refereed Conference and Paper Presentations:

  • Wargo, J.M. (2019, March). “Sounds of Survivance and Composing Community in Detroit: Exploring Sonic Poetics as Queer Extracurriculum.” A paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Composition. Pittsburgh, PA

  • Wargo, J.M. & Alvarado, J. (2018, November). “Making as Worlding: Young Learners Composing Change through Speculative Design.” A paper presented at the Literacy Research Association. Indian Wells, CA.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, November). “Tales of a Second Grade Something! Gendered Genius Hour and Writing the Ethos of Expert in a Multi-Age Classroom.” A paper presented at the Literacy Research Association. Indian Wells, CA.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, November). “#SoundingOutMySilence: Reading LGBTQ Youths’ Sonic Composing as (Counter)Storytelling.” A paper presented at the Literacy Research Association. Indian Wells, CA.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, September). “Sonic (In)Humanisms: Witnessing ‘Withness’ and Writing Difference through Sonic Composition.” A paper presented at the Symposium on Sound, Writing, and Rhetoric. Nashville, TN.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, April) “ Making Civics, Civic MakEY: Examining Techne as a Nexus of Practice for ‘Writing’ Civic Action .” A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New York City, NY

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, April) “THOTS, Thirst, and Theory? Reading Desire in Writing the ‘Digital Real’ with LGBTQ Youth.” A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New York City, NY

  • Wargo, J.M. (2018, February) “Sonic Synergies and Rhythmic Realities: Attuning Towards the Nexus of Nomadic Be(com)ings and Technologies of Text in Post-Qualitative Research.” A paper presented at the European Congress for Qualitative Research. Leuven, Belgium

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