- Karen Wohlwend
Indiana University, Bloomington
KAREN E. WOHLWEND is an associate professor of literacy, culture, and language education at Indiana University, Bloomington. She reconceptualizes young children’s play as an embodied literacy, produced through popular media and digital technologies in online spaces and classroom cultures. She is the author of Playing Their Way Into Literacies: Reading, Writing, and Belonging in the Early Childhood Classroom; Literacy Playshop: New Literacies, Popular Media, and Play in the Early Childhood Classroom; and, with colleague Carmen Medina, Literacy, Play and Globalization: Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances.