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SCHOLARSHIP

Select Publications:

Wargo, J.M. (2017). #donttagyourhate: Reading Collecting and Curating as Genres of Participation in LGBT Youth Activism on Tumblr. Digital Culture and Education, 9(1), 14-31.

Wargo, J.M. & De Costa, P.I. (2017). Tracing Academic Literacies across Contemporary Literacy Sponsorscapes: Mobilities, Ideologies, Identities, and Technologies. London Review of Education, 15(1), 101-114.

Wargo, J.M. (2017). Hacking Heteronormativity and Remixing Rhymes: Enacting a [Q]ulturally Sustaining Pedagogy in Middle Grades English Language Arts. Voices from the Middle, 24(3), 39-43.

Wargo, J.M. (2016). Literacy Sponsorscapes and Mobile Media: Lessons from Youth on Digital Rhetoric. Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture

Wargo, J.M. (2016). Queer, Quare, and [Q]ulturally Sustaining. In Brockenbrough, E., Ingrey, J., Martino, W., and N. Rodriguez. (Eds.), Queer Studies and Education: Critical Concepts for the Twenty-First Century (pp. 299-307). Palgrave Macmillan Queer Studies and Education Series

Wargo, J.M. (2015). “Every Selfie Tells a Story…” LGBTQ Youth Lifestreams and New Media Narratives as Connective Identity Texts. New Media and Society, 1-19.

Wargo, J.M. (2015). Spatial Stories with Nomadic Narrators: Affect, Snapchat, and Feeling Embodiment in Youth Mobile Composing. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, (11)1, 47-64.

Recent Refereed Conference and Paper Presentations:

  • 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

  • Wargo, J.M. (2016, April) “Collecting Social Justice and Curating Cosmopolitanism: Understanding Youth Digital Literacies as Social Tactics in Navigating (In)Justice.” A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. Washington D.C.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2016, April) “Connective Compositions and Sitings of Selves: Queer Rhetorics and Writing Resonances with Mobile Media .” A paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. Washington D.C.

  • Wargo, J.M. (2016, April) “Remediating Research and Composing Methodology: Inhabiting Writing and Examining Networked Literacies through Connective Ethnography.” A paper presented at the Conference on College Communication and Composition. Houston, TX

Invited Talks and Workshops:

  • 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