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Michelle Martin

CV Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services
mhmarti@uw.edu
Mary Gates Hall 370F
Phone: 206-221-5623

Specialization

  • Children's Literature
  • Young Adult Literature
  • Youth Services

Courses

  • LIS 564 - Multicultural Resources For Youth

Education

  • Ph D, English, Illinois State University, 1997
  • MS, Education, Northern Illinois University, 1991
  • BA, English Literature, The College of William & Mary, 1988

Consulting and Other Projects

  • Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, NC

Memberships

  • Women Investigating Race, Ethnicity & Difference
  • Modern Language Association
  • Children's Literature Association
  • The University Women’s Club of the University of South Carolina

Publications and Contributions

  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Black Childhood Abroad (2016)
    Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature, Page 54-77 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Camp Read-a-Rama & Fully-Engaged Literacy Learning: Implications for LIS Education (2016)
    Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS), Volume 57, Issue 2, Page 112-130 Authors: Clayton Copeland, Michelle H Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Mildred Taylor: Combating the 'Danger of the Single Story' through the Logan Family Novels (2016)
    Rise: A Children's Literacy Journal, Issue Fall/Winter 2016, Page 25-27 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Diversity Around the Corner and Around the World (2015)
    First Opinions, Second Reactions, Volume 8, Issue 1, Page Article 2, ISBN/ISSN: 2152-9043 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Book, Non-Scholarly-New
    Katie's Cabbage (2015)
    , Page 40, ISBN/ISSN: 978-1611175059 Authors: Katie Stagliano, Michelle H Martin, Karen Heid
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    "Black and Beautiful and Bruised Like Me": Contrasts and the Black Aesthetic in Picture Books of Langston Hughes (2014)
    Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's Literature, Page 147-160, ISBN/ISSN: 9781472424211 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Arna Bontemps (2014)
    Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Volume 292, Page 1-82, ISBN/ISSN: 9781414494128 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Best Batch I Ever Fried: Food and Family Values in Jacqueline Woodson’s Picture Books (2014)
    Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature, Volume 52, Issue 4, Page 107-112 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Book Review
    "Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights" by Robin Bernstein (review) (2013)
    Children's Literature Association Quarterly, Volume 38, Issue 1, Page 96-101, ISBN/ISSN: 1553-1201 Author: Michelle H Martin
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Kitchens and Edges: The Politics of Hair in African American Children's Picture Books
    The Embodied Child Authors: Michelle H Martin, Rachelle D Washington

Presentations

  • No Mirrors in My Nana's House: Celebrating Children's Diversity through Multicultural Literature & Artwork (2017)
    Virginia Hamilton Conference on Children's Literature - Kent, OH
  • Promoting Inclusion, Social Equity, and Diversity in Your Library (2017)
    Follett Community Webinar - https://www.follettcommunity.com/p/bl/et/blogid=1&blogaid=337
  • Away from Home: Finding Black Identity in the Children's Literature of Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes (2016)
    American Studies Association annual meeting - Denver, CO
  • Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance (2016)
    Schubert Center for Child Studies, Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, OH
  • Bug Eyes, Bird Brains and Bat Wings: Read-a-Rama® Brings Nature to Life (2016)
    Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books (supported by Newcastle University School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics) - Newcastle, UK
  • Camp Read-a-Rama & Fully-Engaged Literacy Learning: Implications for LIS Education (2016)
    Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2016 - Boston, MA
  • Kitchens and Edges: The Politics of Hair in African-American Children’s Picture Books (2016)
    National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL), University of Roehampton - London, UK
  • Little Brown Girl, Dreaming of Community Ben Hatke’s <i>Little Robot</i> and Black Female Archetypes (2016)
    Children's Literature Association Conference - Session: "Black Female (Stereo/Arche) types: Contemporary and Historical Visual Representations" (presenter and chair) - Columbus, OH
  • Mildred Taylor: Combating 'the Danger of the Single Story' through the Logan family novels (2016)
    Mildred Taylor Symposium, Cambridge University - Cambridge, UK
  • "Lynching 101: Young Adult Primers on the Murder of Emmett Till" on the panel "Black Lives Matter: Narrating Child Death in Word and Image" (2015)
    Children's Literature Association Conference - Richmond, VA
  • "The Affordances of Picture Books for Early Literacy Learning", a part of the "Doors to the World Summer Institute: Global Children's Literature for Critical Multicultural Literacies" (2015)
    Eric Carle Museum - Amherst, Mass.
  • From the Kitchen to the Edges: Hair Representations in African-American Children’s Picture Books (2015)
    Prindle Institute for Ethics, DePauw University - Greencastle, IN
  • How Critical Race Theory Speaks to the (Still) All-White World of Children’s Books, 2015 (2015)
    22nd Congress of the International Research Society for Children's Literature - University of Worcester/Worcester/England
  • Opening Keynote (2015)
    2015 Simmons College Children's Literature Institute - Boston, MA