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Trish Brooking

Trish BrookingSenior Lecturer (COE)
BA(Massey) MA(Deakin) DipTchg
 

Dunedin Campus
Tel 64 3 479 4958
Email trish.brooking@otago.ac.nz

Biography

I am a former Primary School teacher who teaches in the pre-service and post-graduate programmes in teacher education. Having completed my M.A. from Deakin University in 2003, I have continued to engage in children’s literature scholarship and its application to curriculum.

Teaching Sector

  • Primary Education

Teaching Areas

  • Curriculum English
  • Professional Studies

Research Interests

  • Children’s literature
  • Critical literacy
  • Cultural diversity
  • Experiences of migration
  • Postcolonial theory
  • Transnational literature

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Publications

Brooking, T. (2015). Displacement and discoveries: Cultural trauma and Polish child refugees in contemporary Australasian fiction. Libri & Liberi, 4(1), 61-82.

Brooking, T. (2015, November). Past to present: Navigating New Zealand children's literature. Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award presentation. Retrieved from http://www.storylines.org.nz/. [Online Forum].

Brooking, T. (2014). Kaitangata Twitch as a transnational novel. Literacy Forum NZ, 29(3), 6-12.

Brooking, T. (2014, June). Displacement and discoveries: How are Polish child refugees who were relocated to New Zealand during the Second World War represented in contemporary fiction? Verbal presentation at the 41st Children’s Literature Association Annual (ChLA) Conference, Columbia, USA.

Brooking, T. (2013, August). Displacement and discovery: How can an older medium (re)assert its position in a rapidly changing media environment? Verbal presentation at the 21st Biennial International Research Society for Children's Literature Conference: Children's Literature and Media Cultures, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Journal - Research Article

Brooking, T. (2015). Displacement and discoveries: Cultural trauma and Polish child refugees in contemporary Australasian fiction. Libri & Liberi, 4(1), 61-82.

Brooking, T. (2014). Kaitangata Twitch as a transnational novel. Literacy Forum NZ, 29(3), 6-12.

Brooking, T. (2012). The environment between idyll and terror: The landscape of fear in children's literature. Interjuli, (1), 86-96. Retrieved from http://www.interjuli.de/de/ausgaben/umwelt/brooking-idyll.html

Brooking, T. (2009). Text selection and the curriculum: How might children's literature support development in the Key Competencies? Reading Forum New Zealand, 24(1), 16-26.

Brooking, T. (2006). Codes, culture and conversation: Selected works of Anthony Browne. Reading Forum New Zealand, 21(2), 34-40.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Brooking, T. (2009). Life-long learning and literacy development: What role does children's literature play? In M. L. Dionísio, J. A. Brandão de Carvalho & R. V. Castro (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Reading and 1st Ibero-American Forum on Literacies: Discovering Worlds of Literacy. [CD-ROM] Braga, Portugal: Littera-Associação Portuguesa para a Literacia/CIEd, Universidade do Minho. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Brooking, T. (2007). Cultural barriers to learning: How can postcolonial literary texts contribute to a classroom environment of critical reflection? In B. Hofmann (Ed.), Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Reading. (pp. 23). Berlin, Germany: DGLS. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Brooking, T. (2014, June). Displacement and discoveries: How are Polish child refugees who were relocated to New Zealand during the Second World War represented in contemporary fiction? Verbal presentation at the 41st Children’s Literature Association Annual (ChLA) Conference, Columbia, USA.

Brooking, T. (2013, August). Displacement and discovery: How can an older medium (re)assert its position in a rapidly changing media environment? Verbal presentation at the 21st Biennial International Research Society for Children's Literature Conference: Children's Literature and Media Cultures, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Brooking, T. (2012, August). Stories of migration in children's literature: Diaspora & dissonance in shaping cultural identities. Verbal presentation at the 33rd International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) World Congress: Crossing Boundaries: Translations and Migrations, London, UK.

Brooking, T. (2012, September). Kaitangata Twitch as a transnational text. Verbal presentation at the Remembering Margaret Mahy: A Saturday Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand.

Brooking, T. (2011, July). Haunted territory: The landscape of fear in children's fiction. Verbal presentation at the 20th Biennial Congress of the International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL): Fear and Safety in Children's Literature, Brisbane, Australia.

Brooking, T. (2010, June). From book to film: An exploration of the dialectical relationship between film, media and literature. Verbal presentation at the 37th Children's Literature Association (ChLA) Annual International Conference: Children's Literature and Media, AnnArbor/Ypsilanti, MI.

Brooking, T. (2009, July). Life-long learning and literacy development: What roles does children's literature play? Verbal presentation at the 16th European Conference on Reading and the 1st Ibero-American Forum on Literacies, Braga, Portugal.

Brooking, T. (2008, July). Text selection and the new curriculum, children's literature. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Reading Association 32nd Annual National Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Other Research Output

Brooking, T. (2015, November). Past to present: Navigating New Zealand children's literature. Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award presentation. Retrieved from http://www.storylines.org.nz/. [Online Forum].

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