Conference Presentations

Presentations

Marciano, J. & Vellanki, V. (April, 2019). “What do I stand for?”: Examining youth’s multimodal narratives of positionality in a YPAR project. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada.

Warren. C. & Marciano, J. (April, 2019). Activating student voice through YPAR: Policy-making that strengthens urban education reform. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada.

Marciano, J. & Vellanki, V. (February, 2019). Composing researcher identities: An examination of youth’s multimodal representations of self and community. Paper to be presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research. Birmingham, AL.

Watson, V. & Marciano, J. (December, 2019). “Austere love” and “everyday use”: (Re)locating love across three artifacts of literacy teaching and learning. Paper to be presented at the Literacy Research Association Annual Conference. Indian Wells, CA.

Marciano, J. & Warren, C. (November, 2018). Supporting college readiness through Youth Participatory Action Research: A community-based approach. Paper to be presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Houston, TX.

Watson, V. & Marciano, J. (November, 2018). “This is America”: Examining artefactual literacies as austere love across contexts of schools and everyday use. Paper to be presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. Houston, TX.

Marciano, J., Farver, S., Guenther, A., Wexler, L. & Jansen, K. (April, 2018). “My role is to help you see the good things”: Considering mentoring in the moment. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual conference. New York, NY.

Marciano, J., Watson, V., Beymer, A., Deroo, M. & Beymer, P. (April, 2018). “Best. Day. Ever!: Examining moments of possibility for youth’s college access in a literacy-and-songwriting program. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual conference. New York, NY.

Marciano, J. & Watson, V. (April, 2018). “It’s been pretty difficult”: Enacting culturally sustaining approaches to research with youth and community. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual conference. New York, NY.

Watson, V., Marciano, J. Deroo, M. & Beymer, A. (April, 2018). Youth as teacher educators: Enacting youth pedagogies at preservice teacher education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association annual conference. New York, NY.

Marciano, J., Wolf, L., Oviatt, R., Tunstal, L. & Varrichione, A. (March, 2018). Creating community in online courses: A case study examination of instructor practices. Poster presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education annual conference. Washington, DC.

Symons, C., Anderson, B., Marciano, J., Wexler, L. Castle, A. & Ward, A. (March, 2018). A study of site-based verses university-based literacy methods courses: What matters most? Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education annual meeting. Baltimore, MD.

Marciano, J. & Knight-Manuel, M. (March, 2018). Facilitating College Access: Enacting Strengths-Based Perspectives of Youth. Paper presented at the Michigan College Access Network annual conference. Lansing, MI.

Marciano, J. (2017, April). Interviews on the stairwell: Considering tensions and innovations in the work of urban youth co-researchers. Paper accepted to the American Educational Research Association annual conference. San Antonio, TX.

Marciano, J. (2017, April). “We all should have the same opportunity” Urban youth’s experiences negotiating barriers to college access. Paper accepted to the American Educational Research Association annual conference, San Antonio, TX. 

Marciano, J. & Watson, V. (2016, December). Examining Topics Toward Social Justice from Youth Perspectives. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Watson, V. & Marciano, J. (2016, December).  Envisioning Youth-Voiced Exemplar Texts as Civic Imaginaries. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Marciano, J. (2016, November). “You Gotta Look at the Positive Side of It”: Urban Youth Advocating for Peer Collaboration. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2016, April). “Yes we can!”: Shifting paradigms and utilizing student centered media in college access reform. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Marciano, J., Blanco, R., Ravani, K. & VonOrsdol, M. (2016, April). “We’re all teachers”: Latina/o youth’s perspectives of college access. Paper presented at the national College Board Preparate Conference, New York, NY.

Marciano, J., Justice, A. & Mitchell, D. (2016, April). Taking the next step: Supporting students’ transitions from high school to college. Paper presented at the national College Board Preparate Conference, New York, NY. 

Marciano, J., Robinson, R. & Tyus, A. (2016, March). Leveraging Black youth’s culturally responsive peer interactions: Strategies for improving college access. Paper presented at the national College Board Dream Deferred Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Watson, V. & Marciano, J. (2015, December). “We need to write something that people will read”: Examining youth co-researchers’ perspectives on presenting literacy research. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Annual Conference, Carlsbad, CA.

Marciano, J. & Watson, V. (2015, November). Tapping screens or putting pen to paper?: Complicating youth’s literacies and identities in a digital era in English education. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN. 

Marciano, J. (2015, July). “Sometimes it’s not always bad”: (Re)considering Black and Latina/o youth’s college-going new media literacy practices in secondary English classrooms. Paper presented at the International Federation for the Teaching of English/Conference on English Education Summer Conference, New York, NY.

Knight, M., Marciano, J., Wilson, M., Jackson, I., Vernikoff, L., Zukerman, K, & Watson, V. (2014, April).“It’s all possible”: Urban educators’ perspectives on creating a culturally relevant, school-wide, college-going culture for Black male students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 

Marciano, J. (2014, April). “We’re friends, we have to be in this together”: Black and Latina/o youth’s considerations of culturally relevant peer interactions and college access. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Watson, V. W. M. & Marciano, J. (2014, April). Complicating Youth Co-Researcher Identities: A Cross-Case Analysis. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Watson, V. W. M., Marciano, J. & Taylor, A. (2014, April). Continuing the Conversation: Enacting participatory and social-justice oriented methodologies in working with youth and teachers. Working group roundtable presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Dance, A., Marciano, J., Edwards, P., Best, K., & Watson, V. W. M. (2013, November). Old literature, new standards, newer technologies: Tapping students’ and teachers’ new media literacies and knowledge(s) to meet the rigor of the Common Core and engage the question “why teach literature”? Panel presented at the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2013, November). Cultural identities, “college talk,” and the Common Core: Engaging new media literacy practices with Black and Latina/o youth. Paper presented at the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Boston, MA. 

Marciano, J. (2013, November). New strategies for new standards: How youth co-researcher projects assist students in meeting Common Core Standards. Paper presented at the 2013 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2013, May). Culturally relevant peer interactions and college access for Black and Latina/o youth. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Marciano, J. & Knight, M. (2013, April). “They don’t want me to fail”: Black youth, friendship, and college access. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Watson, V. W. M., Brown, A., Taylor, A., & Marciano, J. (2013, April). Remixing participatory and social-justice oriented methodologies: Toward frameworks for civic imaginaries and possibilities in working with youth and teachers. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2013, February). Preparing teachers to support culturally relevant college readiness and access of Black and Latina/o youth, Paper presented at the Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2012, June). “Troubling” college readiness and access for Black and Latin@ high school youth, Paper presented at the Critical Race Studies in Education Association Conference, New York, NY.

Knight, M. & Marciano, J. (2012, April). Civically engaged African immigrant students in the U.S.: Implications for immigrant populations in global contexts of higher education. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Marciano, J. (2011, November). Futuristic voices from the past: James Baldwin, and Brooklyn youth. Participant in panel presented at the National Council of Teachers of English, Chicago, IL.

Marciano J., Watson, V. W. M. (2011, November). Toward possibilities and civic imaginaries – engaging ethnographic methods and (re)presentations with youth co-researchers: A literature review. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Marciano, J., Watson, V. W. M. (2011, July). Video as a way of exploring peer friendships and the college-preparation practices of urban youth. Paper presented at the National Association of Media Literacy Education Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Marciano, J. (2011, April). It’s different when you hear it from a friend. Short film presented at the Social Issue Media Fest, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Best, K., Dance, A., Edwards, P., Jack, C., Marciano, J., Rose, C. & Watson, V. W. M.* (2009, November). Conversations in Practice: Building Leadership and Developing Engagement through Reflective Practice and Dialogue. Panel discussion presented at the Conference on English Leadership, National Council of Teachers of English constituent group, Philadelphia, PA.

Marciano, J. (2005, March). Creating Community in the High School English Classroom. Paper presented at the New York City Teaching Fellows conference, Fellows at Five: Celebrating Accomplishments, Creating the Future, New York, NY.

Marciano, J. (2004, April). Creating Community in Schools. Paper presented at the Center for Urban Education annual conference, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY.

Invited Colloquia/Talks

Knight-Manuel, M. & Marciano, J. (July, 2018). Classroom Cultures: Equitable Schooling for Racially Diverse Youth. Paper presented at the Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools Summer Institute, Teachers College, Columbia University. New York, NY.

Marciano, J. (December, 2017) Culturally Relevant Peer Interactions and the Secondary English Classroom: Examining Digital Literacy Practices and Collective College-Going Identities with Youth. Paper presented at the Michigan State University College of Education Literacy Colloquy. East Lansing, MI.

Marciano, J. (July, 2017). Facilitating college access: Enacting strengths-based perspectives of youth. Presentation made to the Michigan State University College Advising Corps. East Lansing, MI.

Marciano, J. (January 2016). Creating a culturally relevant, school-wide, college-going culture: Examining the role of youth’s peers in supporting college readiness and access. Presentation made to the Michigan State University College Advising Corps, East Lansing, MI.

Marciano, J. & Knight, M. (October, 2014). “The ball doesn’t stop in one person”: Resituating responsibility for college readiness and access in urban schools. Paper presented at the Secondary Education and Youth Services Research Symposium, Queens College, City University of New York. New York, NY.

Marciano, J. (September, 2013). “Stories from the Field,” sponsored by the Teachers College, Columbia University Department of Curriculum & Teaching; Esteem Journal; and Gottesman Libraries. New York, NY.

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