Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

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Publications

Books Authored

  1. Ng-A-Fook, N.An Indigenous Curriculum of Place: The United Houma Nation’s Contentious Relationship with Louisiana’s Educational Institutions, New York, Peter Lang, 2007, pp. i-232.

Books Edited

      1. Ng-A-Fook, N., & Reis, G., & Ibrahim, A., Provoking Curriculum Studies: Strong Poetry and the Arts of the Possible in Education,New York, New York, Routledge, 2014, (in-press)
      2. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Rottmann, J. (Eds.), Reconsidering Canadian Curriculum Studies, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, i-262.

Editor Special Series

Chapters In Books

          1. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Autobiography, Intellectual Topographies, and Teacher Development”, Teacher Autobiography and Teacher Development: A Reconceptualization of Teacher Education, William F. Pinar, New York, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014,(in-press)
          2. Reis, G., Ng-A-Fook, N., & Glithero, L., “Provoking Ecojustice: Taking Citizen Science and Youth Activism Beyond the School Curriculum”, Ecojustice, citizen science and youth activism, M. Mueller & D. Tippings, 2014, (in-press)
          3. Radford, L. & Ng-A-Fook, N., “Framing Radical Hope within Forbidden Cities: Social Networks, Curriculum, and Adolescent Desires”, Framing Peace: Thinking About and Enacting Curriculum as “Radical Hope”, Rahat Naqvi and Hans Smits, New York, New York, Peter Lang, 2014, (in-press)
          4. Ng-A-Fook, N., Radford, L. & Ausman, T., “Living Hyph-E-Nations: Marginalized Youth, Social Networking, and Third Spaces”,The Critical Youth Studies Reader, Shirley Steinberg & Awad Ibrahim, New York, New York, Peter Lang, 2014, 240-254.
          5. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Contemplating A Canadian Curriculum Theory Project: Currere, Denkbild and Intellectual Genealogies”,Contemplating Curriculum: Genealogies/Times/Places, Erika Hasebe-Ludt and Wanda Hurren (Eds.), New York, Routledge,2013, 171-182.
          6. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Fishing for Knowledge Beyond Colonial Disciplines: Curriculum, Social Action Projects, and Indigenous Communities”, Contemporary Studies in Environmental and Indigenous Pedagogies: A Curricula of Stories and Place, A. Kulnieks, & D. Roronhiakewen Longboat, & K. A. Young, Rotterdam The Netherlands, Sense publishers, 2013, 285-305.
          7. Kulnieks, A., Ng-A-Fook, N. & Stanley, D. & Young, K., “Reconsidering Canadian Curriculum Studies: Framing an Approach to Ecojustice”, Reconsidering Canadian Curriculum Studies, In N. Ng-A-Fook & J. Rottmann, (Eds.), New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, 83-106.
          8. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Navigating M/other-Son Plots as a Migrant Act: Autobiography, Currere, and Gender”, Mothering a bodied curriculum: Emplacement, desire, affect, In S. Springgay & D. Freedman (Eds.), Toronto, Ontario, University of Toronto Press.,2012, pp. 160-185.
          9. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Decolonizing Narrative Strands of our Eco-civic Responsibilities: Curriculum, Social Action, and Indigenous Communities”, Contemporary Studies in Canadian Curriculum: Principals, Portraits, and Practices, In K. Young & D. Stanley (Eds.), Calgary, Alberta, Detselig Enterprises Ltd, 2011, pp. 313-341.
          10. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Inhabiting the Hyphenated Spaces of Alienation and Appropriation: Currere, Language, and Postcolonial Migrant Subjectivities”, Beyond Presentism, In J. Nahachewsky and I. Johnson (Eds.), Rotterdam The Netherlands, Sense publishers, 2009, pp. 87-103.

Papers In Refereed Journals

            1. Lévesque, S., & Ng-A-Fook, N., Corrigan, J., “What does the eye see?: Reading online primary source photographs in history”, Journal of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Education, 14(2), (2014)
            2. Corrigan, J., & Ng-A-Fook, N., & Levesque, S., & Smith, B., “Looking to the Future to Understand the Past: A Survey of Pre-Service History Teachers’ Experiences with Digital Technology and Content Knowledge”, Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy, 1(2), 2013, 49-73.
            3. Ng-A-Fook, N., & Radford, L., & Norris, T., & Yazdanian, S, “Empowering Marginalized Youth: Curriculum, Digital Media, and Character Development”, Canadian Journal of Action Research, 14(2), 2013, 38-50.
            4. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Reconsidering our Attendance to Curriculum Development as…Events, Subjectivities, and a Cosmopolitan Praxis”, Journal for the American Association for Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 9, 2013, 1-16.
            5. Tarc, P., & Mishra Tarc, A., & Ng-A-Fook, N., Trilokekar, R., “Re-conceiving International Education: Theorizing Limits and Possibilities for Transcultural Learning”, Canadian and International Education Journal, 41(3), 2012, 1-40.
            6. McMurtry, A., Clarkin, C., Bangou, F., Duplàa, E., MacDonald, C., Ng-A-Fook, N. & Trumpower, D., “Making interdisciplinary collaboration work: Key ideas, a case study and lessons learned”, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 58 (3), 2012, 461-473.
            7. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Radford, L. & Ausman, T., “Living a Curriculum of Hyph-e-nations: Diversity, Equity, and Social Media”,Multicultural Education Review, 4(2), 2012, 91-128.
            8. Corrigan, J. A. & Ng-A-Fook, N., “Mobilizing Curriculum Studies in a (Virtual) World: Open Access, Edupunks, and the Public Good”, Canadian Journal of Education, 35(2), 2012, 58-76.
            9. Smith, B. & Ng-A-Fook, N. & Berry, S. & Spence, K., “Deconstructing a Curriculum of Dominance: Teacher Education, Colonial Frontier Logics, and Residential Schooling”, Transnational Curriculum Inquiry, 8(2), 2011, 54-70.
            10. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Provoking A Canadian Curriculum Theory Project: A Question of/for Currere, Denkbild and Aesthetics”,Media: Culture: Pedagogy, 15(2), 2011, pp. 1-26.
            11. Ng-A-Fook, N. Robayo-Sheridan, K. & Noble, S., “Reconceptualizing High School: Curriculum, Film, and Narrative Assemblies”, Journal for the American Association for Advancement of Curriculum Studies, 7(1), 2011, pp. 1-27.
            12. Reis, G. & Ng-A-Fook, N., “TEK talk: so what? Language and the decolonization of narrative gatekeepers of science education curriculum”, Cultural Studies of Science Education, 5(4), 2010, pp. 1009-1026.
            13. Ng-A-Fook, N., “An/other Bell Ringing in the Sky: Greenwashing, Curriculum, and Ecojustice”, Journal for the Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies, 8(1), 2010, pp. 41-67.
            14. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Understanding A Postcolonial Curriculum of Being Inhabited by the Language of the Other”, Transnational Curriculum Inquiry Journal, 6(2), 2009, pp. 3-20.
            15. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Bridging a response within the watercoursings of empty places”, Transnational Curriculum Inquiry Journal, 6(2), 2009, pp. 51-53.

Major Invited Contributions And/Or Technical Reports

Papers Read And Presentations

Abstracts And/Or Papers Read In A Learned Society (Oral Or Poster)
                    1. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Crowe, T., & Cardinal, S., Engaging Community Service Learning Projects with First Nations Communities, Algonquin College, Ottawa, Healthy Resilient Communities Conference, (May, 2014)
                    2. Ng-A-Fook, N.Contemplating Curriculum: Genealogies/Times/Places, Brock University, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, (May, 2014)
                    3. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Forte, R., Becoming a cosmopolite in Ontario through Civics (Politics) – Vernacular? Islamic? Cultural?, Brock University, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, (May, 2014)
                    4. Ng-A-Fook, N.Engineering Social Studies: Curriculum, Backward Design, and Epistemic Violence, Brock University, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, (May, 2014)
                    5. Ng-A-Fook, N., Smith, B., Corrigan, J., Remembering the App/aritions of a Traumatic Past: Forgetfulness, Mobile Applications and the Contestation of Colonial Logics., Philadelphia, April, 2014, American Education Research Association Annual Conference
                    6. Radford, L. & Ng-A-Fook, N.Engaging Youth Activism: Curriculum, Social Networks and Radical Hope,American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, (April, 2014)
                    7. Forte, R. & Ng-A-Fook, N.Becoming Cosmopolitan: A Curriculum Without Consensus, Philadelphia, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Annual Conference, (April, 2014)
                    8. Mclean, L., Crowe, T., Ng-A-Fook, N., Kane, R., & Leet, L., Reimer, K., Glithero, L., Building Partnerships to Support Social Justice for All Learners, Montreal, QC, October, 2013, Interdisciplinary Education Conference, North American Chapter (NAC), World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI), (2013, October)
                    9. Ng-A-Fook, N., Kane, R., Crowe, T., and Glithero, L., Mobilizing Citizenship Education to The Edges: Curriculum Development, Equity, and Networking Research Partnerships, Victoria, British Columbia, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, (2013, June)
                    10. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Lévesque, S. & Smith, B., Disrupting Historical Narratives: Curriculum, Difficult Knowledge, and Colonial Frontier Logics, Victoria, British Columbia, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, (2013, June)
                    11. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Lévesque, S. & Smith, B., Making Digital Oral Histories: Curriculum, Difficult Knowledge, and Colonial Frontier Logics, San Francisco, California, American Educational Research Association, (2013, April)
                    12. Lévesque, S. & Ng-A-Fook, N. & Corrigan, J., Looking to the Future to Understand the Past: A Survey of Pre-Service History Teachers’ Digital and Historical Literacies, San Francisco, California, American Educational Research Association, (2013, April)
                    13. Lévesque, S. & Ng-A-Fook, N. & Stéphane Buffard, “What Does the Eye See?:” Reading Primary Resource Photographs in History., San Francisco, California, American Educational Research Association, (2013, April)
                    14. Donald, D. & Hasebe-Ludt, E. & Chambers, C. & Ng-A-Fook, N. & Kelly, V., Métissage as Curricular Crossroads: Braiding Together Artifacts, Places, and Stories., Waterloo, Ontario, Multimedia paper presentation at the Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Annual Conference, (2012, May)
                    15. Ng-A-Fook, N.Empowering Marginalized Youth: Curriculum, Digital Media, and Character Development,Multimedia presentation at, the Ontario Teacher Federation and Ontario Deans Association of Education conference at University of Ontario Institute for Technology in Oshawa Ontario, (2012, February)
                    16. Ng-A-Fook, N.Questioning Curriculum Theory as a Cosmopolitan Praxis: An Autobiography of Difference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, The Fourth World Curriculum Conference, (2012, July)
                    17. Ng-A-Fook, N.Living a Curriculum of Hyph-e-nations: Diversity, Equity, and Social Media, Seoul, Korea,Korean Association of Multicultural Education, (2012, May)
                    18. Ng-A-Fook, N.Navigating M/other-Son Plots as a Migrant Act: Autobiography, Currere, and Gender,Vancouver, BC., American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual International Conference, (2012, April)
                    19. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Radford, L., Empowering Marginalized Youth: Curriculum, Digital Media, and Character Development, Vancouver, BC., Conference for the John Dewey Society, (2012, April)
                    20. Donald, D., Ng-A-Fook, N., Chambers, C., Hasebe-Ludt, E., Leggo, C., Kelly, V., Jordan, N. & Sameshima, P.,Life Writing as Métissage: Curriculum Artifacts, Inter-national Places, and Stories, Vancouver, BC., American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, (2012, April)
                    21. Smits, H. Krasny K. & Ng-A-Fook, N.Making ourselves vulnerable as an aesthetics of curriculum theorizing,University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, 5th Biennial Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, (2011, October)
                    22. Ng-A-Fook, N.Questioning Canadian Curriculum Theory: Currere, Denkbild, and Aesthetics, Paper presented at, Vancouver, BC., Curricula in their historical contexts: Curriculum Studies in Canada at University of British Columbia, (2011, October)
                    23. Ng-A-Fook, N.Internationalization of Curriculum Studies, Multimedia paper presentation at, Western University in London Ontario, Researching International and Contemporary Education (RICE) symposium, (2011, March)
                    24. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Radford, L., Social Networking Rhizomes of Desire: Curriculum, Schizoanalysis, and Two Regimes of Madness, Paper presented at , New Orleans, Louisiana, the annual meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS), (2011, April)
                    25. Ausman, T., Radford, L., Ng-A-Fook, N., & Balsawer, V., Theorizing Precious beyond the Vulnerabilities of Dead-Ends: Curriculum, Culture, and Language/Analyse du film Precious au-delà des vulnérabilités des cul-de-sac: curriculum, culture et langue, Multimedia paper presentation at, Fredericton, NB, the annual Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference, (2011, May)
                    26. Hasebe-Ludt, E., Kelly, V., Donald, D., Ng-A-Fook, N. & Audet, C., Metis/sage/ing the Tensioned Topographies of Curriculum: Life Writing, Culture, and the Digital Commons/Métis/sage et topographies curriculaires sous tension: les récits de vie, la culture et l’agora numérique, Multimedia paper presentation at, Fredericton, NB,the annual Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference, (2011, May)
                    27. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Radford, L., Curriculum as Schizoanalysis: Social Networking Regimes of Madness in Forbidden Cities/Le curriculum comme schizoanalyse: régime do folie, réseaux sociaux et cités interdites,Multimedia paper presentation at, Fredericton, NB, the annual Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference, (2011, May)
                    28. Ng-A-Fook, N., Cook, S. A., Levesque, S., McLean, L., & Stanley, T., Educational History at the University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2010, February)
                    29. Ng-A-Fook, N.Disrupting Connected Understanding: Curriculum, Gender and the Racialized Politics of Segregation / Perturber le savoir branché: curriculum, genre et racisme institutionnalisé, Paper Presented at ,Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canadian Association of Foundations Education Conference at 39th CSSE,(2010, May)
                    30. Radford, L. & Ng-A-Fook, N.Framing a Forbidden City within Social Networks: Pedagogy, Cyber Identities, and Adolescent Desire, Paper Presented at , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies pre-Conference, at 39th CSSE, (2010, May)
                    31. Lloyd R. & Ng-A-Fook, N.Somatic/ing Within the Physical Landscapes of Literacy: Autobiography, Curriculum, and Phenomenology, Paper Presented at , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canadian Association of Physical Education Conference at 39th CSSE, (2010, May)
                    32. Ng-A-Fook, N., Donald, D., Chambers, C. & Hasebe-Ludt, E., Métis/sage-ing Anti-Colonial Narratives of a Canadian Post-Colony: Curriculum, Autobiography, and Place / Métissage de récits anticoloniaux reliés à la postcolonie qu’est le Canada: curriculum, autobiographie et lieux, Paper Presented at , Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference at 39th CSSE, (2010, May)
                    33. Ng-A-Fook, N., Norris, T. & Yazdenian, S., Engaging Digital Literacies: Popular Culture, Social Activism and Youth Identities / La promotion de la culture numérique: la culture populaire, l’activisme social et les identités des jeunes, Paper Presented at , Montreal, QC, Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference at Concordia University, (2010, May)
                    34. Ng-A-Fook, N., Norris, T. & Cuillerier, K., Empower Marginalized Youth: A Culturally Responsive Media Studies Curriculum, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2010, March)
                    35. Ng-A-Fook, N., Appleyard, N., Cook, S. A., McLean, L., & Reimer, K., Developing A Global Perspective for Educators, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2010)
                    36. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Galvin, K., Accessing and Developing Global Perspectives with Educators: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Emergent Technologies, Multimedia workshop presented at, Toronto, Ontario Teachers’ Federation and Ontario Association of Deans of Education Conference, (2009, January)
                    37. Cook, S. A., Levesque, S. McLean, L. Ng-A-Fook, N. & Stanley, T., Educational History at the University of Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2009, February)
                    38. Appleyard, N., Cook, S. A., Galvin, K.. McLean, L., Ng-A-Fook, N., & Reimer, K., Global Perspective for Educators, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2009, May)
                    39. Appleyard, N., Cook, S. A., Galvin, K., McLean, L., Ng-A-Fook, N., & Reimer, K., Global Perspective for Educators, Canadian Global Campaign for Education, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Pre-Conference to the Humanities and Social Science Congress, (2009, May)
                    40. Ng-A-Fook, N. Norris, T. & Cuillerier, K., Empower Marginalized Youth: A Culturally Responsive Media Studies Curriculum, University of Ottawa, Research Fair, (2009, May)
                    41. Ng-A-Fook, N.Provoking Rural Terroirs of Autobiographical Research within Canadian Curriculum Studies,Paper Presentation at , Canadian Association of Curriculum Studies Conference at the 38th Annual Canadian Society for the Study of Education in Ottawa, (2009, May)
                    42. Ng-A-Fook, N.Provoking Curriculum Theorizing: A Question of/for Currere, Denkbild and Aesthetics, Paper Presentation at, the University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON, the 4th Biennial Meeting of Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, (2009, May)
                    43. Ng-A-Fook, N.An/other Bell Ringing in the Sky: Greenwashing, Curriculum, and Ecojustice, Paper Presentation at , the University of Ottawa. Ottawa, ON, the 4th Biennial Meeting of Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference,(2009, May)

Keynote Addresses

                      1. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Provoking the very “idea” of Canadian Curriculum Studies in China: Autobiography, Intellectual Topographies, and Teacher Development”, 2nd International Conference on the Reform of Curriculum & Teaching and Teacher Development, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou China, 2013, 20.
                      2. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, “Questioning Curriculum Theory as a Cosmopolitan Praxis: An Autobiography of Difference”, International Association For the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil,2012, 20.
                      3. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, “Living a Curriculum of Hyph-e-nations: Diversity, Equity, and Social Media”, Korean Association of Multicultural Education, Seoul, Korea, 2012, 15.
                      4. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, “Reconsidering Canadian Curriculum Studies”, American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Vancouver, BC., 2012, 20.
                      5. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, “Empowering Marginalized Youth: Curriculum, Digital Media, and Character Development”, John Dewey Society Presidential Panel, Vancouver, BC., 2012, 15.

Other Contributions

Media – Television

Printed And Electronic Media

Workshops, Round Tables

                              1. Ng-A-Fook, N., Radford, L. & Midwood, K., “Networking within a Forbidden City: Pedagogy, Cyber identities and 2.0 literacies”, Multimedia workshop presented at the Ministry of Education/Faculties of Education Forum, Toronto, ONtario, 2010, May.
                              2. Ng-A-Fook, N., Dao, K. & Horsewood, I., “A Culture of Peace Curriculum: Developing a Global Perspective for Educators”, Multimedia workshop presented at the UNESCO Culture of Peace Conference, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, 2009, June.
                              3. Ng-A-Fook, N., Cuillerier, K. & Norris. T., “Engaging Youth Activism Through a Media Studies Curriculum”, Multimedia workshop presented at the Ministry of Education/Faculties of Education Forum, Toronto, ON, 2009, May.
                              4. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Schooling and Society: Social Action, Citizenship, and Education”, Multimedia workshop presented to teacher candidates at the University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, 2009, March.
                              5. Ng-A-Fook, N., “Accessing and Developing Global Perspectives with Educators: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Emergent Technologies”, Multimedia workshop presented at Transition to Practice Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, 2009, March.