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Michelle H Martin

CV Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services, MLIS Program Chair
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
  • LIS 598 - Special Topics In Information And Library Science

Education

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

Awards

  • 2018 Children's Literature Association Mentoring Award - Children's Literature Association, 2018

Consulting and Other Projects

  • StudySync, 2018
  • 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
  • Australasian Children's Literature Association for Research
  • Association of Library and Information Science Education
  • American Studies Association
  • United States Board of Books for Young People
  • International Research Society for Children's Literature
  • Association for Information Science and Technology

Publications and Contributions

  • Book Review
    Hands Up! (Book Review) (2019)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 95, Issue 1, Page 79 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Maisie’s Scrapbook (Book Review) (2019)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom (Book Review) (2019)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 95, Issue 1, Page 120 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    What is Given from the Heart (Book Review) (2019)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 95, Issue 1, Page 80 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    I am Enough (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Little Chef (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    5 O’Clock Band (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    A Computer Called Katherine: How Catherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Article for film screening of A Wrinkle in Time
    A Dangerous Book for a Dangerous World (2018)
    UW Alumni Association Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Conference Paper
    An Ecological Model of Outreach: Examining Library Programs, Services, and Partnerships Using Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Model (2018)
    Libraries in a Digital Age Conference Authors: Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana, Michelle H. Martin
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Augusta Baker and the Art of Storytelling: Gateway to Children’s Literacy & Literature (2018)
    Shapers of American Childhood: Essays on Visionaries from L. Frank Baum to Dr. Spock to J.K. Rowling, Page 91-102 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Ayobami and the Names of the Animals (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    B Is for Baby (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Beautiful, Wonderful, Strong Little Me (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Before She Was Harriet (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 1, Page 98-99 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Big Fish Dreams (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Black Women Who Dared (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Calling Dr. Zaza (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Calling My Name (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Guide, Volume 162 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Magazine/Trade Publication
    Camp Read-a-Rama: Learning to ‘Live’ Books (2018)
    Horn Book, Volume 94, Issue 1, Page 54-59 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Don't Touch My Hair (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Article for film screening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
    Doxies and Mooncalves and Trolls, Oh My!: Fantastic Beasts are Back (2018)
    UW Alumni Association Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Evangeline of the Bayou (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Every Child Ready to Read: ECRR Outside the Library: Providing Meaningful Family-Focused Community Outreach (2018)
    Children & Libraries, Volume 16, Issue 2, Page 35-36 Authors: Kathleen Campana, Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Michelle H. Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Facing the black child: The bold direction of twenty-first century picturebooks (2018)
    Children & Libraries, Volume 16, Issue 3, Page 3-6 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Finding Langston (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Gator, Gator, Gator! (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Goldilocks and the Three Rhinos (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Grandma's Purse (Book review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 29, Issue 2, Page 5 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson Story (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Hiking Day (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    How High the Moon (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    I Am Loved (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 1, Page 93 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    I am Famous (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Like Raindrops on Granite: A Dialogic Analysis of Full Cicada Moon as Crossover Scholarship (2018)
    Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 1-17 Authors: Michelle H. Martin, Joanna Elizabeth Mills
  • Conference Paper
    Like Raindrops on Granite: A Dialogic Analysis of Full Cicada Moon as Crossover Scholarship (2018)
    Children's Literature Association Conference Authors: Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Love (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 2, Page 64-65 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Martin Rising: Requiem for a King (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 2, Page 104-105 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Melia and Jo (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and her Secret School (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Miguel and the Grand Harmony (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 1, Page 93 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Nanny Paws (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Nothing Happens in this Book (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Par-tay: Dance of the Veggies (and Their Friends) (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 5, Page 61 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Power Up! (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Conference Poster
    Public Libraries--A Valuable Anchor in Early Childhood: Supporting Early Learning for Families Who Need It Most (2018)
    The National Research Conference on Early Childhood Authors: Kathleen Campana, Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Rock ‘n’ Roll Soul (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Rock ’n’ Roll Soul (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Shai and Emmie to the Rescue (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Starstruck: The Cosmic Journey of Neil Degrasse Tyson (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Steve Goes to Carnival (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    The Day You Begin (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 5, Page 72-73 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    The Power of Story: Telling to Transform the World (2018)
    Create, innovate and Serve: A Radical Approach to Children’s & Youth Programming Authors: Annette Goldsmith, Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    The Secret of the Purple Lake (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    What If ... (Book Review) (2018)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    When the Cousins Came (Book Review) (2018)
    Horn Book Magazine, Volume 94, Issue 4, Page 103 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    A House Without Mirrors (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    A Night Out with Mama (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Magazine/Trade Publication
    Be an Accomplice (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews (Kirkus Collection Blog) Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Before She was Harriet (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Belinda the Unbeatable (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
  • Book Review
    Blue Sky, White Stars (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Blue Sky, White Stars (Book Review) (2017)
    Horn Book Magazine Authors: Michelle H. Martin, Joanna Elizabeth Mills
  • Book Review
    Brer Rabbit Retold (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    Brown Girl Dreaming of a New ChLA (2017)
    The Lion & the Unicorn, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 93-103 Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Chicken in the Kitchen (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Book Review) (2017)
    Horn Book Magazine Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
  • Book Review
    Grandma’s Tiny House (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story! (Book Review) (2017)
    Horn Book Magazine Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Graveyard Shakes (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    I Am Loved (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
    Kitchens and Edges: The Politics of Hair in African American Children's Picture Books (2017)
    The Embodied Child, Page 83-94 Authors: Michelle H. Martin, Rachelle D Washington
  • Book Review
    Make a Change (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with her Song (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Mine! (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Princess Truly in I am Truly (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Princess Truly in My Magical, Sparkling Curls (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Real Friends (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (Book Review) (2017)
    Horn Book Magazine Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Sleep Well, Siba & Saba (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    That is my Dream (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    The Thumbtack Dancer (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Thibodeaux and the Fish (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • Book Review
    Virginia Hamilton: America’s Storyteller (Book Review) (2017)
    Kirkus Reviews Author: Michelle H. Martin
  • 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
  • Conference Paper
    Mind the Gap: Bringing Research Methods out of the Classroom and into Everyday Youth Services to Build Research Literacy
    ALISE 2018 Authors: Michelle H. Martin, Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana
  • Conference Poster
    Neighborhood Walks and Community Talks: A Research Study Examining Public Library Family Outreach Strategies and Challenges
    ALISE 2018 Authors: Michelle H. Martin, Joanna Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana

Presentations

  • Francelia Butler Lecture (2019)
    Children’s Literature Association Conference - Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Reimagining the Wooded 'White Space': Picture Book Representations of Children of Color in Nature (2019)
    University of British Columbia (UCB) iSchool - Vancouver, British Columbia
  • A Different Kind of Education, “Surely is!”: Rita Williams- Garcia’s One Crazy Summer Trilogy (2018)
    Australasian Children’s Literature Association for Research Conference - Wellington, New Zealand
  • A Library for Everyone: Community Centered Design to Promote Inclusive Librarianship (2018)
    American Library Association Annual Conference - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • An Ecological 14 Model of Outreach: Examining Library Programs, Services, and Partnerships Using Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Model (2018)
    LIDA 2018 - Zadar, Croatia
  • Bats Eat Bugs, and Other Natural Wonders: Camp Read-a-Rama for Big Kids (2018)
    Virginia Hamilton Conference - Kent, OH
  • Bats, Bubbles & Boogaloo: Cultivating Fully-Engaged Learning with Camp Read-a-Rama (2018)
    Washington Library Association Conference - Yakima, WA
  • Black History Month Performances (2018)
    LaMora Park Elementary and Harvest Learning Preschool - Battle Creek, MI
  • Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance (2018)
    Willard Public Library and Kellogg Community College - Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Building a Future Through STEM Learning for Children in Underserved Communities (2018)
    Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T 2018) - Vancouver, Canada
  • Expanding Literacies Across the LIS Education Universe (2018)
    Association of Library and Information Science Education Conference (ALISE) - Westminster, Colorado
  • Keynote Address and Tutor (2018)
    Children's Literature Summer School - Antwerp, Belgium
  • Like Raindrops on Granite: A Dialogic Analysis of Full Cicada Moon as Crossover Scholarship (2018)
    Children’s Literature Association Conference - San Antonio, Texas
  • Mind the Gap: Bringing Research Methods out of the Classroom and into Everyday Youth Services to Build Research Literacy (2018)
    Association of Library and Information Science Education Conference (ALISE) - Westminster, Colorado
  • Neighborhood Walks and Community Talks: A Research Study of Public Library Family Outreach Strategies & Challenges (2018)
    Works-in-Progress Poster Session, Association of Library and Information Science Education Conference - Westminster, Colorado
  • Public Libraries—A Valuable Anchor in Early Childhood: Supporting Early Learning for Families Who Need It Most (2018)
    National Research Conference on Early Childhood - Arlington, Virginia
  • Radical Sisterhood in Children’s and Young Adult Literature (2018)
    Modern Language Association Convention - New York, NY (remote)
  • Read-a-Rama Teacher Camp (2018)
    Compass on Dexter - Seattle, Washington
  • Reading Life Between the Lines Using Children’s and Young Adult Literature to Have Tough Conversations about Diversity (2018)
    School Library Journal Basecamp, Seattle Public Library Central Branch - Seattle, Washington
  • Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children's and Young Adult Literature to have Tough Conversations about Diversity (2018)
    University of Washington College of Education - Seattle, WA
  • Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children's and Young Adult Literature to have Tough Conversations about Diversity (2018)
    Virginia Hamilton Conference - Kent, OH
  • Sisterhood, Motherhood, and the Personal as Political in Rita Williams-Garcia’s One Crazy Summer (2018)
    Modern Language Association Convention - New York, NY (remote)
  • Boy as Borderland: Arna Bontemps & Langston Hughes’s Boy of the Border (2017)
    International Research Society for Children’s Literature Congress (IRSCL) - Toronto, Ontario
  • Child Pedagogues of Dissent: Reading the Lessons of Young People in Literature and Performance (2017)
    American Studies Association - Chicago, Illinois
  • Exploring Mildred Taylor’s Historical Fiction as Imagined Future (2017)
    Children’s Literature Association Conference - Tampa, Florida
  • Exploring Mildred Taylor’s Historical Fiction as Imagined Imagining the Future of Keywords for Children’s Literature: Diaspora (2017)
    Children’s Literature Association Conference - Tampa, Florida
  • Gendered Childhoods (2017)
    International Research Society for Children’s Literature Congress (IRSCL) - Toronto, Ontario
  • Like Raindrops on Granite (2017)
    iDiversity Month Brown Bag Lunch, University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
  • 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
  • Radical Change, What Does it Mean Today?” (In honor of Eliza Dresang’s academic legacy) (2017)
    International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) Regional Conference - Seattle, Washington
  • Workshop on Diverse Children’s Literature (2017)
    King County Youth Librarians’ Training, Issaquah Service Center - Issaquah, Washingon
  • 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