Author: clarenolan

Critical Literacy Resources for Teens

In LIS 677 Literacy and Literature for Young Adults, we used a youth lens to situate ourselves as adult librarians selecting resources for teens. Student presenters will share topical resource lists that share multiple intersections and draw on some of the newest materials for teens that address social and cultural issues using humor, advocacy, and the voices of teens.

A Walking Tour of Brownsville: Teaching with Technology and Primary Sources

This project uses resources from the Brooklyn Collection archive on Brownsville, Brooklyn to create a unit of study for Brooklyn Connections students. The unit emphasizes the ways that classroom technologies can be integrated into the research process to increase student engagement.

Graphing Literature: Network Visualizations as a Literary Analysis Tool

This project examines how network visualizations can be used in literary analysis. I created a series of network graphs for three comics by B.K. Vaughn and used them to analyze the character structure in the comics and across Vaughn’s work.