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Introduction To The Special Issue On Materiality In Early Childhood Studies, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Laurie Kocher, Sylvia Kind Jan 2014

Introduction To The Special Issue On Materiality In Early Childhood Studies, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Laurie Kocher, Sylvia Kind

Education Publications

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Crafting New Relationships In Child And Youth Care: Human-Nonhuman Encounters, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw Jan 2014

Crafting New Relationships In Child And Youth Care: Human-Nonhuman Encounters, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw

Education Publications

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Researching Neoliberal And Neocolonial Assemblages In Early Childhood Education, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo, Mary Caroline Rowan Jan 2014

Researching Neoliberal And Neocolonial Assemblages In Early Childhood Education, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo, Mary Caroline Rowan

Education Publications

The article provides a discussion of ‘‘researching’’ neoliberalisms and neocolonialisms in white settler colonial societies such as Canada. It addresses the research implications after conceptualizing neoliberalisms as assemblages that are always already implicated in colonial histories. Specifically, the article discusses the need to rethink methodologies when neoliberalisms do not follow coherent directions, the kinds of methodological and research approaches necessary for the fluid and nonlinear movements of neoliberalisms and neocolonialisms, and how neoliberalisms and neocolonialisms as connected assemblages open up early childhood research practices that attend to colonial pastpresents.


Thinking With Paint: Troubling Settler Colonialisms Through Early Childhood Art Pedagogies, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Vanessa Clark, B. Denise Hodgins Jan 2014

Thinking With Paint: Troubling Settler Colonialisms Through Early Childhood Art Pedagogies, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Vanessa Clark, B. Denise Hodgins

Education Publications

In this paper we think with the specificities of paint to tell stories about entanglements of settler colonialism and paint and painting in early childhood art education. We see to become implicated (Razack, 1998) within settler colonialism in the context we now call Canada. We paint a messy non-linear picture of our work with children through a process of storytelling. Through complex pictures of how we are attempting (even if partially and imperfectly) to respond and stay with the trouble our stories bring forward, we gesture toward hope and decolonizing strategies. Our work takes inspiration from contemporary artists and from ...