In this essay, Dr. Silver asks childhood studies scholars to look critically at what justice means and what it would entail for differently positioned children, youth, and communities. Silver maps out a concept and praxis of transformative childhood studies (TCS) which involves a remix in transformative justice, childhood studies scholarship, and feminist methodology. She draws … Continue reading Dr. Lauren Silver published a new article in Children’s Geographies: “Transformative Childhood Studies: a remix in inquiry, justice, love.”…
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Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019
The Department of Childhood Studies welcomes Anthony Wright to the faculty in Fall 2019. Anthony Wright will receive his PhD in medical anthropology this spring from the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco. His research uses ethnographic methods to explore technologically mediated processes of care and communication among young people in life-threatening circumstances, from … Continue reading Anthony Wright Joins the the Department in Fall 2019…
Dr. Susan Miller was recently interview on 1A about Scouting
Dr. Susan Miller was recently interviewed by 1A for a segment called “Scouting Out New Horizons in 2019”. Listen to what she has to say here. You can read more about this topic here.
Dr. Sarada Balagopalan’s recent journal publications
Read Dr. Sarada Balagopalan’s article “Afterschool and during vacations’: on labor and schooling in the postcolony” recently published in the journal Children’s Geographies here. She also participated in a conversation on ‘Global/local’ research on children and childhood in a ‘global society’ in the journal Childhood. Read that conversation here.
BBC Radio 4 Interview with Dr. Lynne Vallone
Dr. Lynne Vallone was recently interviewed by BBC Radio 4’s Laurie Taylor in the program “Thinking Allowed” about her book Big and Small: A Cultural History of Extraordinary Bodies. Listen to her interview here.
Dr. John Wall is quoted in a Washington Times article on youth activism
Read the article here.