Research Products

Papers

Mann, J.C. & Lee, C.C. (in press). “They just go by making their own hate story”: Interrogating stereotypes with refugee students in community-based spaces. Language Arts.

Lee, C.C., Dufresne, K.V., & Relyea, J. (2021). “They are Doers”: Writing to advocate with immigrant youth in community-based organizations. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 64(5), 497-509. http://doi.org/10.1002/jaal.1131

Lee, C. C., Falter, M. M., & Schoonover, N. R. (2021). Encountering the affective in Latino immigrant youth narratives. Reading Research Quarterly. 56(2), 273-292. https://doi.org/10.1002/rrq.316

Cervantes, A., Cruz, B., Dufresne, K., Garcia-Galindo, K., Hernandez, A., Lee, C. C., Schoonover, N. & Zavala, L. (2020). Justice poets and proponents: Creating safe spaces for minorities. Fringes: North Carolina English Language Arts Teachers’ Association Journal. 2(1), 37-47. (with student participants)

Lee, C. C. & Schoonover N. (2019). “My Life’s Blueprint”: Publishing critical youth narratives in community-based organizations. English Teaching: Practice & Critique, 19(1), 107-120. https://doi.org/10.1108/ETPC-05-2019-0069

Book Chapters

Lee, C. C., Dufresne, K.V., Jacobs, L., Donovan, C., & Mann, J. (in press). Voicing Vulnerability: Narratives of healing among adolescent girls in a community-based organization. In B.J. Guzzetti (Ed.). In Genders, Cultures, and Literacies: Understanding Intersecting Identities Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Lee, C. C., Picart, J.A., Schoonover, N.*, & Dufresne K.V. (2020). The power of literacy for community engagement: Partnering with youth community-based organizations. In N. Stahl & L. Henry (Eds.). In Literacy Across the Community: A Handbook of Research and Praxis. Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Education Brief

Lee, C.C., Picart, J. Schoonover, N. & Dufresne, K.V. (2020). The power of youth voices: Bringing a publishing curriculum to your classroom. Friday Institute Education Brief. Friday Institute of Educational Innovation: North Carolina State University. https://www.fi.ncsu.edu/resources/the-power-of-youth-voices-bringing-a-publishing-curriulum-to-your-classroom/

Conference Presentations

Lee, C. C., Donovan, C. & Mann, J.C. Humanizing Stories: The Potential of Community-Based Partnerships for English Language Arts Pre-Service Teacher Education. Paper accepted and will be presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English.

Lee, C. C., Mann, J.C., Manns, L., & Barber. J. (accepted). Hope against hope: A critical poetic inquiry with youth of color in a community-based organization. Paper submitted for the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association.

Lee, C. C., Jacobs, L., & Mann, J. (accepted). Writing with dignity among urban youth: Using mentor texts as a reflective tool for transformation. Paper submitted for the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association.

Lee, C. C., Dufrense, K.V., Jacobs, L., Donovan, C., & Mann, J. (accepted). Writing girlhood: Narratives of healing among adolescent girls in a community-based organization. Paper submitted for the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association.

Lee, C. C., Dufresne, K.V., Relyea, J. (2021, April). Dreamers and Doers: Writing to Advocate with Immigrant Youth in Community-based Organizations. Paper submitted to the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, Virtual.

Dufresne, K. & Lee C.C. (2021, January) “I Still Believe in Myself”: Amplifying the Voices of Marginalized and Underserved Youth. Modern Language Association, #OwnVoices in Children’s and Adolescent Literature. Toronto, Canada.

Lee, C.C., Marciano, J., VanDerHeide, J., and Watson, V. (2020, November) “Amplifying Youth Voices and Songs in University-Community Partnerships.” Panel will be presented at the National Council for Teachers of English Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Dufresne, K., Watts-Offret, P., Lee, C., & Picart, J. (2020, March). Empowering the Voices of North Carolina’s Youth: Publishing and Coding Student-Crafted Literature. NC State University Gender & Equity Research Symposium. Raleigh, NC.

Dufresne, K., Schoonover, N., and Lee, C.C. (2020 – not received). “‘We Need to be the Difference in the Community’: Student and Youth Activism through Writing and Sharing.” National Council for Teachers of English Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Lee, C. C. & Schoonover N. (2019, December). “What was, What is, What will be”: Centering Youth Narratives in Community-Based Organizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Tampa, FL.

Lee, C. C., Falter, M. & Schoonover N. (2019, December). Embracing the Tingles and Tensions: Tracing the Ordinary Affects in Latino/a Immigrant Youth Narratives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Tampa, FL.

Schoonover, N., Downs, K.V., & Lee, C. C. (2019, November ). Empowering Student Exploration in Community-Based Organizations: Guiding Youth in Advocating, Writing, and Sharing their Journeys through a Publishing Curriculum. Presentation submitted for the annual meeting of the National Council for Teachers of English Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Schoonover, N., Dufresne, K., & Lee, C. C. (2019, November). “Bringing a Publishing Curriculum to your Classroom with The Literacy and Community Initiative.” American Education Week at NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Lee, C.C. (2018, October). The Roots of Our People: Examining the Narratives and Literacy Practices of Immigrant and First-Generation Latino/a Adolescents in Community Organizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Education and Social Justice Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Wiseman, A., Lee, C.C. & Atkinson, A. (2018. February). Engaging the Voices of the Margins: Using a Critical Lens to Hear the Narratives of the Community. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research, Towson, MD.

Invited Talks

Lee, C. C. (2020, October). Writing with Adolescent Girls at CORRAL Riding Academy to Support Transformational Change. Engaged Scholarship Grant Award Winner Presentation. Engaged Scholarship Consortium. [Virtual]

Lee, C. C. & Picart, J. (2020, October). Amplifying Youth Voices in University-Community Partnerships. Catalyst Grant Symposium. Friday Institute of Educational Innovation. [Virtual]

Byrd, C.M.., & Lee, C.C. (2020, August). Activating youth voices: Promoting activism and advocacy in teens and young adults. Webinar. North Carolina State University. https://go.ncsu.edu/studentactivism

Lee, C. C., Picart, J., Dufresne, K., & Watts-Offret, P. (cancelled due to COVID-19). “The Literacy and Community Initiative.” Outreach and Engagement: Spotlights on Engagement, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Dufresne, K., & Watts-Offret. (March 2020-canceled due to COVID-19) “A Collaborative Found Poem: The Visions of Juntos.” Juntos Convening, NC State University, Raleigh, NC.

Lee, C. C., Dufresne, K., & Schoonover, N. (November 2019). “Dessert with Democracy: Youth Empowerment and Advocacy through Writing.” The Friday Institute, Raleigh, NC.

Dufresne, K., & Schoonover, N. (July 2019) “We Are: Finding and Expressing the Self with Blackout Poetry.” Juntos Summer Academy, NC State University.

Picart, J., Lee, C. C., & Schoonover, N. (March 22 2019). The Literacy and Community Engagement Initiative. Friday-Institute Cross-Talk. NC State University.