Media

Audio Recordings

James, K., Peña, E., & Takeda, Y., & Morales, E. (2020). Singling’s First (Adult) Conversation in 5 Parts. Bandcamp. https://kedrickjames.bandcamp.com/track/singlings-first-adult-conversation-in-five-parts

James, K., Klassen, D., & Peña, E. (2020). Knocking Speakers Off Plinths [Full album]. Bandcamp and online stores. https://emetics.bandcamp.com/album/knocking-speakers-off-plinths

James, K., Klassen, D., & Peña, E. (2020). Permanent Damage [Full album]. Bandcamp and online stores. https://emetics.bandcamp.com/album/permanent-damage
James, K., Klassen, D., & Peña, E. (2020). Bamboo Popes [Full Album]. Bandcamp and online stores. https://emetics.bandcamp.com/album/bamboo-popes
James, K., & Klassen, D. (2020). Bizarre as Usual [Full album]. Online stores.

James, K., & Klassen, D. (2014). Fluke Audio, Part 1 [Vinyl LP]. No Label, Vancouver,

Projects

Visit the Digital Literacy Centre website for complete details: https://dlsn.lled.educ.ubc.ca/

Courses

LLED 565S Digital Methods in Literacy Research
LLED 565C Poetic and Narrative Inquiry
LLED 480 / 565E Environmental Literacy
LLED 452 Disciplinary Literacies: Intermediate and Secondary (Online)
LLED 445 Teaching Poetry
LLED 439 Teaching Film and Performance
LLED 367 Teaching Writing: Secondary Methods (Online)
LLED 361 Literacy Practices and Assessment (Online)

Selected Publications

James, K., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Morales, E. (in press, 2021)
A patch-work of pedagogical potential: A syn(aes)thetic approach to technologically enhanced multimedia text production. McGill Journal of Education. 25 pages.

Morales, E., James, K., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2021)
The sound of our words: Singling, a textual sonification software. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD). https://icad2021.icad.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ICAD_2021_38.pdf

Horst, R., James, K., Morales, E., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2021)
Skunk Tales: A collaborative, multimodal, futures narrative. In Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Celebration of Scholarly and Artistic Works.

James, K., Morales, E., Horst, R., & Yung, E. (in press)
Singling: Text sonification and the literacoustics of language-to-MIDI transformations. In A. Klobucar (Ed.), The Community and the Algorithm. 20 pages. Vernon Press.

Peña, E., & James, K. (2020)
Raw harmonies: Transmediation through raw data. Leonardo, 53(2), 183-188.

Horst, R., James, K., Takeda, Y., & Rowluck, W. (2020)
From play to creative extrapolation: Fostering emergent computational thinking in the makerspace. Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 15(5), 40-54.

Balyasnikova, N., & James, K. (2020)
PhoneMe poetry: Mapping community in the digital age. Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-Engaged Research, Teaching and Learning, 6(2). 107-117. https://doi.org/10.15402/esj.v6i2.69984

Karasick, A., & James, K. (2020)
To breath poetry among the neighbors: Two essays on Anerca, a journal of experimental writing (1985-1990). Among the Neighbors 13, 1-39.

James, K., Peña, E., Takeda, Y., & Digital Literacy Centre. (2020)
Transmedia: An improvisualization. In B. Gervais & S. Marcotte (Eds.), Attention à la Marche! Mind the Gap!: Thinking Electronic Literature in a Digital Culture | Penser la Littérature Électronique en Culture Numérique (pp. 85-102). Les Presse De l’Écureuil.

James, K. (2019)
Mapping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) through curriculum and practice in a Canadian teacher education program. Canadian Journal of Education 42(4), 957-991.

James, K. (Writer / Producer) (2019)
TEFA Interview Findings on SOGI Inclusion [Podcast]. Teacher Education for All Curriculum Mapping Project Interviews. University of British Columbia. Retrieved from https://blogs.ubc.ca/tefainterviews/2019/08/23/

James, K. (2019).
Spring. In B. White, P. Sameshima, & A. Sinner (Eds.), MA: Materiality in teaching and learning. (pp. 221-232). Peter Lang.

Wiebe, S., Leggo, C., Conrad, D., Sameshima, P., Gouzouasis, P., James, K., Walsh, S., Fels, L., Richardson, P., Meyer, K., Hasebe-Ludt, E., Snowber, C., Kentel, J. A., & Lloyd, R. (2018)
Curriculum as playlist: Responses of synopsis and expansion. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy 15(1), 58-105.

James, K. and Leggo, C. (2017).
Poetry from the matrix of Mother Earth and Mother Board. Axon: Creative Explorations, (7) 2. http://www.axonjournal.com.au/issue-13/poetry-matrix-mother-nature-and-mother-board

Sameshima, P., Fidyk, A., James, K. & Leggo, C. (2017)
Poetic Inquiry: Enchantment of Place. Delaware: Vernon Press. https://vernonpress.com/book/134

James, K. (2017).
Antics of a cultural recycler: Visualizing data poetry. In L. Butler-Kisber, J. J. Guiney Yallop, M. Stewart, & S. Wiebe (Eds.), Poetic inquiries of reflections and renewal: Poetry as research (pp. 244–259). Lunenburg, NS: MacIntyre Purcell Publishing.

Peña, E., & James, K. (2016).
A glitch pedagogy: Exquisite error and the appeal of the accidental. Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, (14)1, 108–127.

James, K. (2016).
Brave new network: The gambit of living automated lives. In j. jagodzinski (Ed.), The precarious future of education: Education, psychoanalysis, and social transformation (pp. 195–223). Toronto & New York: Palgrave.

James, K. (2015).
Mapping critical media literacy onto iterative remix practices. In P. Schmidt & A. Lazar (Eds.), Reconceptualizing literacy in the new age of multiculturalism and pluralism: A tribute to Peter Mosenthal (2nd ed., pp. 125–150). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Selected Presentations

Invited Presentations

James, K. (2020, February 21). All we have to do is listen [Keynote speaker]. Arts-based Teaching and Learning Forum, Creekside Community Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

Sameshima, P., James, K., Bai, H., Cohen, A., & Gillard, Y. (2019, December 18). Ma materialized: A curriculum theory of déclencher [Panel discussion]. Faculty of Education and Graduate Studies, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Provincial

James, K., Takeda, Y., Horst, R., & Morales, E. (2019, October 21). Data visualization in digital arts-based educational research [Conference presentation]. Data Visualization with AR / VR: The IEEE Vis Meetup: Microsoft Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

Cook, C., & James, K. (2019, May 29). Performance of The Water Operator, Research-Based Theatre Research Cluster Symposium. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

Banack, H., & James, K. (2019, April 25). An eco-poetic walkabout [Reading and walking tour for Outdoor Education graduate students]. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

Belliveau, G., & James, K. (2019, April 24) Performance of The Water Operator [Research-Based Theatre presentation]. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

James, K., Spooner, M., & Ricketts, K. (2019, March 17). Tent Talks: Assessment and Surveillance. Critical Dialogues at Provoking Curriculum. [Panel discussion]. University of Regina. Regina, SK, Canada. Produced for Podcast. International.

James, K. (2018, November 1). The Use of Formal Constraints in Writing Pedagogy [Guest speaker]. Research Seminar Series of the Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. Canada. Provincial

James, K., & Magnanensi, G. (2018, March 9) Dialogues: Towards an Aural Perception, State of the Arts [Panel discussion]. Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Provincial

James, K. (2018, October 10). Seminar on Arts-Based Research. [Guest speaker]. LLED 601 Graduate Research Seminar. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Local

James, K. (2017, November 8). Curriculum Mapping: The SOGI Research [Keynote speaker]. Teacher Education For All Lunchtime Talks series. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Local

Conference Presentations

Morales, E., James, K., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2021, June 25-28). The sound of our words: Singling, a textual sonification software [Conference paper]. 26th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD). Online. International

James, K., Morales, E., Takeda, Y., Horst, R., & Yung, E. (2021, May 30-June 3). Listen and learn: Future methods, present possibilities, and past dilemmas for sounding texts [Conference paper]. Canadian Society for the Study of Education, online. International

Gladwin, D., & James, K. (May 30-June 3). Environmental literacy: Approaches to course development in teacher education [Conference paper]. Canadian Society for the Study of Education, online. International

James, K., Gladwin, D., Sameshima, P., & Horst, R. (2021, May 30-June 3). Futures literacies: A critical union of pluralities [Symposium-panel]. Canadian Society for the Study of Education, online. International

Horst, R., James, K., Morales, E., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2021, May 26-28). Sounding the futures imaginary: A collaborative intra-modal storytelling methodology [Conference paper]. Electronic Literature Organization annual general meeting, online. International https://vimeo.com/showcase/8518450

Carr, W., & James, K. (2021, April 8-12). Inclusive teacher education: Affirming a just and equitable future for gender and sexual diversity [Conference presentation]. American Educational Research Association AGM, Online. International

James, K., Morales, E., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2020, October 17-18). Story music and the future of sound thinking [Conference presentation and performance]. Connections: The Arts Integrated Research Group’s 3rd International Symposium, Online. International

James, K., Horst, R., Morales, E., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E. (2020, July 15-18) Singling and the earful yarning: A remote, digital, hyper-interactive text-MIDI literacoustic jam [Conference presentation and performance]. Electronic Literature Organization AGM, Online. https://stars.library.ucf.edu/elo2020/live/events/5/. International

Takeda, Y., & James, K. (2020, July 15-18) Search and consume: Consummation of desire among the database animals [Conference paper]. Electronic Literature Organization AGM, Online. https://stars.library.ucf.edu/elo2020/asynchronous/talks/10/. International

Horst, R., & James, K. (2020, COVID cancelled). Creative intra-agential computational thinking in makerspace literacy events [Conference paper]. American Educational Research Association AGM, San Francisco, CA, United States. International

Peña, E., James, K., Takeda, Y., & Ahn, C. (2020 COVID postponed until 2022, April 26-29,). A model for visualizing historical data [Conference presentation]. International Network for Theory of History (INTH) 4th International Conference. Puebla, Mexico. International

Carr, W., James, K., & Moore, A. (2019, September 26-27). Literacies of inclusion for gender and sexual diversity in teacher education [Conference presentation]. Languaging in Times of Change Conference. University of Stirling, United Kingdom. International

James, K., Pena, E., Balyasnikova, N., Moore, A., Takeda, Y., & Horst, R. (2019, June 1-5). Hiding in plain sight: Material tools, digital processes and missing pedagogy. A Digital Literacy Centre symposium [Conference symposium]. Congress, Canadian Society for the Study of Education. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. International

James, K. (2019, June 1-5). Procedural poetics for teaching writing and arts-based research [Conference paper]. Congress, Canadian Society for the Study of Education. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. International

James, K. (2019, June 1). Carl Leggo: Rebel Poet in the Academy [Conference performance]. Congress of the Humanities, CACS Preconference, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Vancouver, BC, Canada. International

James, K. (2019, March 15-17). Sojourning with SOGI: Mapping a teacher education program’s curriculum to build inclusivity [Conference paper]. Provoking Curriculum Conference, Regina, SK, Canada. National

James, K., Takeda, Y., & Peña, E., & Digital Literacy Centre (2018, August 13-17). PhoneMe: A mobile phone-native genre of poetry for the social media age [Conference presentation]. Electronic Literature Organization AGM, Montreal, QC, Canada. International

Peña, E., James, K., & Digital Literacy Centre (2018, August 13-17). Transmedia: an improvisualization [Conference presentation]. Electronic Literature Organization AGM, Montreal, QC, Canada. International

James, K., Takeda, Y., Peña, E., & Balyasnikova, N. (2017, May 27-31). Future practices in digital literacy: knowledge mobilization, computational thinking, community engagement [Symposium]. Congress, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Toronto, ON, Canada. International

Sameshima, P., Sinner, A., White, B., Leggo, C., Weibe, S., James, K., Bai, H., Cohen, A., Gillard, Y., & Bickle, B. (2017, May 27-31). MA: Materiality in teaching and learning [Symposium]. Congress, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Toronto, ON, Canada. International

Wiebe, S., Leggo, C ., Richardson, P., Conrad, D., Sameshima, P., Lloyd, R., James, K., Walsh, S., Fels, L., Gouzouasis, P., Snowber, C., & Kentel, J. (2017, May 27-31). Re(mixing) Curriculum playlists: Responses of synopsis and expansion [Symposium]. Congress, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Toronto, ON, Canada. International

James, K., Balyasnikova, N., Takeda, Y., & Moore, A. (2018, May 05). Pedagogical poetics: The PhoneMe project in and out of the classroom [Conference presentation]. Investigating Our Practices Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Local

Wiebe, S., Leggo, C ., Kentel, J., Lloyd, R., Conrad, D., Sameshima, P., Hasebe-Ludt, E., James, K., Walsh, S., Meyer, K., Gouzouasis, P., Fels, L., & Snowber, C. (2017, February 17-19). The art of mixing: Curriculum as playlist [Symposium]. Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada. National

Peña, E., James, K., & Digital Literacy Centre (2019, February 17-19). Computational thinking & pedagogical playing [Conference paper]. Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada. International

Recent Artistic Works, Performances, Galley Exhibitions

James, K. (2020, November 7). Just Another Open Mic [Poetry and music performance]. Virtual, International audience.

James, K. (2019, December 12). Poems for the Birds [Poetry performance]. Poetry Evening with Pandora’s Collective. Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

James K. (2019, June 12). Words Vancouver [Poetry and music performance]. The Silk Purse Gallery, North Vancouver, BC, Canada.

James, K. (2019, March 17). In the Woodshop [Poetry performance]. The Loft Gallery, Regina, SK, Canada.

James, K. (2018, March 16). Poetry Performance with Clifton Joseph. Silk Purse Gallery, West Vancouver, BC, Canada.

James, K. (2017). Leaf artworks. In P. Sameshima, A. Fidyk, K. James, & C. Leggo (Eds.), Poetic inquiry: Enchantment of place, (pp. 1, 3, 5, 40, 98, 156, 210, 270, 314, 378). Vernon Press

James, K. (2017, May 28). Spring Gala of Poetry [Feature poetry performance]. The Secret Handshake, Toronto, ON, Canada.