Kate Pahl: Publications


Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2012) Literacy and Education: The New Literacy Studies in the Classroom. 2nd Edition. London: Sage

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2012) Major Works in Early Childhood Literacy Volumes 1 – 4. London: Sage.

Grenfell, M., Bloome, D., Hardy, C. Pahl, K., Rowsell, J. and Street B. (2012) Language, Ethnography and Education: Bridging New Literacy Studies and Bourdieu. New York: Routledge

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2010) Artifactual Literacies: Every object tells a story. New York: Teachers College Press

Pahl, K. and Rowsell J. eds. (2006) Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studies: Instances of Practice. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2005) Literacy and Education: The New Literacy Studies in the Classroom. London: Paul Chapman.

Pahl, K. (1999) Transformations: Children’s Meaning Making in a Nursery. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Books.

Book chapters

Pahl, K. (2015) Literacy in the Community: the Interpretation of "Local" Literacy Practices Through Ethnography. In: P.Smeyers, D.Bridges, N. C. Burbules and M.Griffiths, Eds. International Handbook of Interpretation in Educational Research. Part 1. Heidleberg: Springer Dordrecht pp399-422

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2015) 'Classroom Case Studies: Artifactual Literacies in Action'. In: J. Larson and J. Marsh Making Literacy Real: Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching. London: Sage. pp99 - 106

Pahl, K. (2014) New literacy studies. In C. Leung and B. V. Street (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to English Studies. Pp 435-448. London: Routledge

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2014) Artifactual Literacies. In: P. Albers, T. Holbrook and A. Seely Flint (eds.) New Methods of Literacy Research. London: Routledge pp 163 - 176

Rowsell, J. Kress, G., Pahl, K. and Street B. (2013) The Social Practice of Multimodal Reading: A New Literacy Studies - Multimodal Perspective on reading. In: Alvermann, D.E., Unrau, N.J., & Ruddell, R.B. (Eds.). (2013). Theoretical models and processes of reading (6th ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.pp 1182-1207

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2013) Artifactual Literacies. In J. Larson and J. Marsh (Eds) The Sage Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy. Second Edition London: Sage pp. 263-278

Pahl, K. (2011) Improvisations and transformations across modes: the case of a classroom multimodal box project. In J. Swann, R. Pope and R. Carter (Eds) Creativity in Language and Literature:The State of the Art. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan pp 156-171.

Pahl, K. (2011). My Family, My Story: Representing Identities in Time and Space Through Digital Storytelling. In S. Schamroth- Abrams & J.Rowsell's Rethinking Identity and Literacy Education in the 21st Century. National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Volume 110, Issue 1. Pp17-40

Pahl, K and Rowsell, J. (2011) The Material and the Situated: What Multimodality and New Literacy Studies Do for Literacy Research (Third Edition). In: D. Lapp and D. Fisher Eds. Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts. Oxon and New York: Routledge

Pahl, K. (2010) Changing Literacies: Schools, communities and homes. In J. Lavia and M. Moore (Edts.) Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice: Decolonizing Community Contexts. pp 58-71 London: Routledge. Street, B.

Pahl K. and Rowsell, J. (2009) Multimodality and New Literacy Studies In: Jewitt, C. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis, London: Routledge. Pp 191 -200

Pahl, K. (2008) Literacy and Ecology. For the Encyclopaedia of Language and Education Second Revised Edition, New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers, edited by Nancy Hornberger pp 305 – 31

Pahl, K. (2008) Language socialisation, multimodality and multilingualism. For the Encyclopaedia of Language and Education Second Revised Edition, New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers, edited by Nancy Hornberger pp 115 – 126

Pahl, K, (2008) Identity, Timescales and children’s multimodal texts. In. Vally Lytra & J. Normann Jørgensen Eds. Multilingualism and Identities across Contexts Cross-disciplinary perspectives on Turkish-speaking youth in Europe. Copenhagen Studies in Bilingualism volume 45, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of the Humanities, Copenhagen 2008

Pahl, K. and Rowsell, J. (2008) ‘Travelling Objects and Reconfiguring identities’ in: K. Cooper and R. White (Eds) Critical Literacies in Action. Rotterdam: Sense publishers. Pp 79-98

Pahl, K. (2008) Tracing habitus in texts and practices. In: A. Luke and J. Albright, (eds) Pierre Bourdieu and Literacy Education. London: Routledge. Pp 187-208

Pahl, K (2008) Habitus in children’s multimodal text-making: A discussion. Literacies, Global and Local AILA Applied Linguistics Series 2 Amsterdam: John Benjamins Press. pp73-92

Pahl, K. (2008) Looking with a different eye: creativity and literacy in the early years. In: J. Marsh and E. Hallet (eds) Desirable Literacies: Approaches to language and Literacy in the Early Years pp 140 – 161

Street, B, Lefstein, A. and Pahl, K. (2007) The National Literacy Strategy in England: Contradictions of Control and Creativity. In J. Larson (ed) Literacy as Snake Oil: Beyond the Quick Fix. Second Edition. New York: Peter Lang Publishers. Pp123-153

Davies, J. and Pahl, K. (2007) ‘Blending Voices, Blending learning: Lessons in pedagogy from a post-16 classroom’. In: E. Bearne, and J. Marsh, Closing the Gap: Literacy and Social Inclusion. Stoke on Trent: Trentham Press Ltd

Pahl, K (2006) Afterword in: J. Rowsell 2006. Family Literacy: Bridging Home and School. Markham: Pembroke Publishers.

Pahl, K. (2005) Children’s popular culture in the home: tracing cultural practices in texts. In: J. Marsh and E. Millard (Eds.) Popular Literacies, Childhood and Schooling. London: Routledge/Falmer pp 29-53.

Pahl, K. (2005) Narrative spaces and multiple identities: children’s textual explorations of console games in home settings In: Marsh, J. ed Popular Culture, Media and Digital Literacies in Early Childhood. London: Routledge/Falmer pp 126-145.

Pahl, K. (2003) Children’s Text Making at Home: Transforming Meaning Across Modes. In: C. Jewitt, and G. Kress,.eds . Multimodal Literacy. 2003. New York: Peter Lang Publishers pp 139-154.

Journal articles

Burnett, C., Merchant, G., Pahl, K., and Rowsell, J. (2014) ‘The (im)materiality of literacy: the significance of subjectivity to new literacies research’, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, vol35, no.1, pp.90-103.

Pahl, K. (2012) Time and Space as a Resource for Meaning-Making by Children and Young People in Home and Community Settings. Global Studies of Childhood 2 (3) pp. 201-216

Pahl, K. (2012) Every object tells a story: Intergenerational Stories and Objects in the Homes of Pakistani Heritage Families in South Yorkshire, UK. Home Cultures 9 (3) pp. 303 -328

Pahl, K. (2012) “A Reason to Write” Exploring writing epistemologies in two contexts. Pedagogies: An International Journal 7 (3) pp 209-228

Pahl, K. and Pool, S. (2011) ‘Living your life because its the only life you’ve got’: Participatory research as a site for discovery in a creative project in a primary school in Thurnscoe UK Qualitative Research Journal 2 Vol 11 (2) 17-37

Dicks, B., Flewitt, R.B. Lancaster, L and Pahl, K. Introduction to Multimodality and ethnography: working at the intersection Qualitative Research (2011) 11: 227

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Artifactual critical literacy: A new perspective for literacy education. Berkeley Review of Education, 2(2), 129-152.

Pahl, K. and Allan C. (2011) I don’t know what literacy is: Uncovering hidden literacies in a community library using ecological and participatory methodologies with children. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. Vol 11 No 2 190-213

Pahl, K Comerford-Boyes, L., Genever, K., and Pool, S. (2010) Artists, Art and Artefacts: boundary crossings, art and anthropology Creative Approaches to Research Vol 3 (1) pp 82 -101

Pahl, K. and Pollard, A. (2010) The Case of the Disappearing Object: Narratives and artefacts in homes and a museum exhibition from Pakistani heritage families in South Yorkshire Museum and Society 8 (1) 1 – 17

Pahl, K, with Pollard, A and Rafiq, Z (2009) Changing Identities, Changing Spaces: The Ferham Families Exhibition in Rotherham. Moving Worlds Vol 9 No 2 80 – 103

Pahl, K. (2009) Interactions, intersections and improvisations: Studying the multimodal texts and classroom talk of six to seven year olds Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 9 (2) 188-210

Pahl, K. and Pollard, A. (2008) ‘Bling – the Asians introduced that to the country’: gold and its value within a group of families of South Asian origin in Yorkshire. Visual Communication Vol. 7 (2):170-182

Pahl, K. (2007) Timescales and Ethnography: Understanding a child´s meaning-nmaking across three sites, a home, a classroom and a family literacy class. Ethnography and Education. Vol 2 no 2 pp 175-190

Pahl K. (2007) Creativity in events and practices: a lens for understanding children´s multimodal texts Literacy Vol 41 Number 2 pp 86-92 Rowsell, J. and Pahl, K. (2007) Sedimented identities in texts: Instances of practice. Reading Research Quarterly. Vol. 42, Issue 3 pp 388-401

Rowsell, J. and Pahl, K. (2007) Sedimented identities in texts: Instances of practice. Reading Research Quarterly. Vol. 42, Issue 3 pp 388-401

Pahl, K. (2006) An inventory of traces: children’s photographs of their toys in three London homes. Visual Communication Vol 5 (1):95-114

Pahl, K. (2005) Family literacy as a third space between home and school. Literacy Vol 39 (2):91-96 (with Sally Kelly).

Pahl, K. (2004) Narratives, artifacts and cultural identities: an ethnographic study of communicative practices in homes. Linguistics and Education Vol. 15 (4): 339 - 358

Pahl, K. (2002) Ephemera, mess and miscellaneous piles: texts and practices In families. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. Vol. 2 (2): 145 – 165.

Pahl, K. (2002) Habitus and the home: texts and practices in families. Ways of Knowing Journal. Vol. 2 (1): 45 – 53.

Pahl, K. (2001) Texts as artefacts crossing sites: map making at home and at school. Reading: Literacy and Language. Vol. 35 (3): 120-125

Pahl, K. (1999) Making models as a communicative practice – observing meaning making in a nursery. Reading Vol. 33 (3): 114-119.

Conference, podcasts and seminar papers – available on-line

Pahl, K. with Pollard, A and Rafiq, Z. (2011) ‘The Ferham Families Project’. Available as a podcast here.

Pahl, K (2006) Re-inserting Creativity: Instances of practice. Keynote for ESRC funded seminar series: Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures. Available here.

Pahl, K., and Pollard, A. (2006) Narratives of migration and artefacts of identity: new imaginings and new generations. Paper presented at the BERA conference, Warwick, September, now available on-line here as an AHRC working paper

Pahl, K. with Albouezi, K. (2006) Dilemmas of translation and identity: Ethnographic research in multilingual homes. For a BAAL Linguistic Ethnography seminar on Methodological issues in Linguistic Ethnography available on line here.

Pahl, K. (2003) Artifacts, timescales and kinetic design: the semiotic affordances of popular culture in children´s home communicative practices. Keynote paper for the Children´s Literacy and Popular Culture ESRC seminar series. Available on line here.

Pahl. K. (Sept. 2003) Challenging family literacy pedagogy through linguistic ethnography. BAAL 2003 SIG Colloquium: Linguistic Ethnography at the Interface with Education, Leeds 2003. available here.

Non-refereed articles, reports and other publications

Pahl, K (2011) Fusing the Digital with the Non-Digital: an exploration of literacy practices in home settings. RaPAL journal Vol 74 pp 31-35

Brooks, G. Pahl, K. Pollard, A. and Rees F. (2008) Effective and inclusive practices in family literacy, language and numeracy: a review of programmes and practice in the UK and internationally NRDC research report with CfBT

Pahl, K. (2006) Birds, frogs, blue skies and sheep: an investigation into the cultural notion of affordance in children’s meaning making, English in Education, Spring 2006 Volume 40 no3 pp 19 – 34.

Pahl, K. (2005) Family Literacy as a Third Space between Home and School In: Literacy Revisited .... (Ed. Jennifer Rowsell & David Booth).Orbit. Volume 36. Toronto: OISE/University of Toronto Press. Pp 13 –16.

Pahl, K. (2004) All these Little Umbrellas Under One Giant Canopy: An evaluation of Family Literacy, Language and Numeracy in Read on Write Away! Matlock: Read On Write Away! 28 pages

Pahl, K. (2004) Les Texts D’enfants: fatras ou artefacts? La construction de sense en famille. Trans. Serge Terwagne Caracteres no 17 Vol. 4 pp 10 – 16

Pahl, K. (2004) Making Space for Learning (University of Sheffield, Croydon CETS) 23 pages

Hannon, P., Pahl, K., Bird, V., Taylor, C. and Birch, C. (2003) Community-focused Provision in Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Language: An Exploratory Study. London: NRDC Publications. 30 pages

Pahl, K. (2003) Community at the Core. Literacy Today No 36 September 2003:19.

Pahl, K. (2003) Research on Community-focused Provision in Adult Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL: Vision in Action. RaPAL Journal No 52: 14 – 19.

Bird V. and Pahl K. (1994) Parent literacy in a community setting. RaPAL Bulletin No 24: 6-15