“We Believe in Collective Magic”: Honoring the Past to Reclaim the Future(s) of Literacy Research

The Literacy Futurisms Collective-in-the-Making, Patricia Abril-Gonzalez, Earl Aguilera, Rebecca Linares, Bianca Nightengale-Lee, Idalia Nunez Cortez, Tiffany Nyachae, Alicia Rusoja, Tran Templeton

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Abstract

This article explores the concept of literacy futurisms as guided by the 2019–2021 Scholars of Color Transitioning into Academic Research Institutions cohort, who conceptualize themselves as part of an emergent literacy research collective. Drawing on the knowledges of our ancestors and children, we offer dimensions of a framework-in-the-making (grounded on intersectionality, translanguaging, decoloniality, ancestral, play, and collectivity) for reenvisioning and reclaiming the future(s) of literacy research. We invite readers to engage in multimodal play as co-conspirators in reclaiming literacy research.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-20
JournalLiteracy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice
DOIs
StateE-pub ahead of print - Aug 18 2021

Keywords

  • literacy futurisms
  • decoloniality
  • play
  • translanguaging
  • intersectionality
  • ancestral/collectivism

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