Arts & Education
More About Saldanha, Louise
Areas of Expertise:
ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature, Aboriginal Literatures, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, Postcolonial Theory and Literature, Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Studies
ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature, Canadian ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature, Racialized Writing, Anti-Racist Pedagogy, Aboriginal literature and Women's Studies
Co-investigator, Ã¢â‚¬Å“In Their Places: The Discourse and Study of Canadian ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature.Ã¢â‚¬Â Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Development Initiative Grant in the amount of $87,000: (February 15, 2002Ã¢â‚¬â€œ February 15, 2005)
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Bedtime Stories: Canadian Multiculturalism in Children's Literature.Ã¢â‚¬Â Voices of the Other: Children's Literature and the Postcolonial Context. Ed. Rod McGillis. New York: Garland Press, 2000. 165-176.
"Why Do You Do This Anti-Racist Work in the Classroom?" with Aruna Srivastava. Rungh: A South Asian Quarterly of Culture, Comment and Criticism. 4.1&2 (1998): 4 -11.
Rev. of ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature and Critical Theory, Jill P. May. ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature. 28.1 (January 1997): 230-234.
"Ã¢â‚¬ËœTeaching More Than TeachingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢: Encountering Anti-Racist Pedagogy in a Graduate Classroom (Easier Said Than Done)" with Jennifer Kelly. English Studies in Canada. 23.1 (March 1997): 89-97.
"Unlearning a Ã¢â‚¬ËœGoodÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Education: Reflections on the Necessary Risks of Liberatory Pedagogy," with Jennifer Kelly and Aruna Srivastava. Eighth Annual Free Exchange Conference Proceedings, University of Calgary (1996).
Rev. of Race, Identity, and Representation in Education, Eds. Cameron McCarthy and Warren Crichlow. Discourse. 18.1&2 (Fall & Winter 1995-96): 198-202.
"Bordering the Mainstream: The Writing of Tololwa Mollel." Canadian Children's Literature. 81.22:1 (Spring 1996): 24-30.
"The Cult of Multiculturalism: Obstacles to Anti-Racist Teaching" with Aruna Srivastava and Ashok Mathur. Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada Conference Proceedings, University of British Columbia, October 1995.
"Across Isms: Racial Dynamics in a Graduate Class," with Rosanna DÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Agniilo, Louis Cabri, Pearl Luke, Ashok Mathur, Chris Olbey, Carole Stewart, and Sharron Turner. Seventh Annual Free Exchange Conference Proceedings, University of Calgary, 1995.
"White Picket Fences: At Home With Canadian Children's Literature?" SSHRC Research Project. University of Winnipeg. Forthcoming.
Conference Papers and Presentations:
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Ã¢â‚¬ËœHome Free?: Locating Multicultural ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature.Ã¢â‚¬Â Presented at the Austalasian ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature Association for Research (ACLAR) Biennial Conference, Imaging Childhood. Sydney, Australia. July 2004.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The Discourse of Home and the Study of Canadian ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature (In English).Ã¢â‚¬Â Presented at the National Library of Canada Conference, The Fun of Reading: International Forum on Canadian ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature. Ottawa, Canada. June 2003.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Reading Multicultural ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Literature.Ã¢â‚¬Â Presented at the Rural Libraries Conference, Grande Prairie, Canada. September 2002.
"The Politics of Cuteness: When Race and Happily Ever Afters Collide." Presented at the "Postcolonialism and Pedagogy" Conference, University of Ottawa, Canada. May 2002.
"Multicultural Children's Literature." Presented at Grande Prairie Public Library. Grande Prairie, Canada. September 2001.
"Seeing Differently: The Colour of Multicultural Children's Literature." Presented at the Centre for International Research in Childhood Conference, "National and Cultural Identity in Children's Literature and Media," University of Reading, UK. April 2001.
"Have You Seen This Child?: Representations of Cultural Diversity, the Child, and The Politics of Visibility." Presented at MLA, Washington DC, USA. December 2000.
"Racism, Resistance and the Academy," with Ashok Mathur, Mona Oikawa, Aruna Srivastava, and Rita Wong. Presented at "End Racism! Activism for the 21st Century" Conference, Vancouver, Canada, November 2000.
"Engaging Race: Diasporic Writing for Children in Canada." Presented at "Children's Literature and the Fin de SiÃƒÂ¨cle" Conference (CHLA), Calgary, Canada. July 1999.
"A Panel on Children's Literature," with Dr. Adrienne Kertzer, Dr. Rod McGillis, and Dr. Sandy West. Presented at the University of Calgary, Canada. March 1998.
"Canadian Multiculturalism and Children's Literature." Presented at the Midwest Modern Languages Association Conference, Chicago, USA. November 1997.
"What Ails Us," with Aruna Srivastava. Presented at "Women and Texts" Conference, University of Leeds, England. July 1997.
"Teaching More Than Teaching: Encountering Anti-Racist Teaching in a Graduate Classroom," with Jennifer Kelly. Presented at ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English) Conference. The Learneds, Brock University, Ontario, Canada. May 1996.
"Reforming Pedagogy," with Jennifer Kelly and Aruna Srivastava. Presented at CSSE (Canadian Society for the Study of Education). The Learneds, Brock University, Ontario, Canada. June 1996.
"Unlearning a 'Good' Education: Reflections on the Necessary Risks of Liberatory Pedagogy (Easier Said Than Done), with Jennifer Kelly and Aruna Srivastava. Presented at "Reforming": The Eighth Annual Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary, Canada. March 1996.
"The Cult of Multiculturalism: Obstacles to Anti-Racist Teaching," with Aruna Srivastava and Ashok Mathur. Presented at "Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada." University of British Columbia, Canada. October 1996.
"Race and Representation in Cinema," with Ashok Mathur. Panel Discussion on "Bhaji on the Beach." Uptown Cinema. Calgary, Canada. March 1995.
Diversity Resources Bureau Project (Grande Prairie Public Library)
(Story) Gathering Story Conference, May 2002
"Reading Multicultural Children's Literature." Presented at the "Rural Libraries Conference, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. September 2002.
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