Friday, July 25, 2014

Third Space: Curated Bibliography

From Sebastian Olma, PhD . Third space and the logic of serendipity.

Homi Bhabha (1994) in "Frontlines/Borderposts: Displacements: Cultural Identities" writes:
What is theoretically innovative, and politically crucial, is the necessity of thinking beyond initial categories and initiatory subjects and focusing on those interstitial moments or processes that are produced in the articulation of "differences." These spaces provide the terrain for elaborating strategies of selfhood and communal representations that generate new signs of cultural difference and innovative sites of collaboration and contestation. It is at the level of interstices that the intersubjective and collective experiences of nationness, community interest, or cultural value are negotiated. (p. 269)
Next, Bhabha (1994) poses a series of provocative questions to illuminate these in-between spaces. He asks:
How are subjects formed "in-between," or in excess of, the sum of the "parts" of difference (usually intoned as race/class/ender etc.)? What collective identities become possible in the overlapping, or displacing, or domains of difference? How do strategies of representation or empowerment come to be formulated in the competing claims of communities where, despite shared histories of deprivation and discrimination, the exchange of values meanings, and priorities may not be collaborative and dialogical, but profoundly antagonistic, conflictual and even incommensurable? (pp. 269-270)

Interest in:

-- the third space, is represented here in this curated list of resources.

I. Articles/Chapters

Bhabha, H. K. (1994). Frontlines/Borderposts. Displacements: Cultural Identities in
Question.  In A. Bammer (ed). Displacements: Cultural identities in question. Bloomington, IN: University Press. 15: 269-272.
Bostock Susi. (2012).  Engage Me: Using New Literacies to Create Third Space Classrooms that Engage Student Writers. Language Arts.

Cook, Margaret. (2005). ‘A place of their own’: creating a classroom ‘third space’ to support a continuum of text construction between home and school. Literacy, 39 (2), pp. 85-90.
Gutiérrez, Kris.  (2008). Developing a Sociocritical Literacy in the Third Space. Reading Research Quarterly, 43 (2), pp. 148–164.
Gutiérrez, K., Baquedano-López, P., & Tejeda, C. (2000). Rethinking diversity: Hybridity and hybrid language practices in the third space. Mind, Culture, and Activity, 6 (4), pp. 286–303.
Gutierrez, K., Baquedano-Lopez, P., & Turner, M. (1997). Putting language back into language arts: When the  radical middle meets the third space. Language Arts,  74, 368–378.
McKinney, Marilyn, Lasley, Sarah, and Rosemary Holmes-Gull. (2008). The Family Writing Project:
Creating Space for Sustaining Teacher Identity. English Journal, (97) 5, pp. 52-57.
Pahl, Kate & Sally Kelly. (2005). Family literacy as a third space between home and school: some case studies of practice. Literacy, 39 (2), pp. 91-96.
Moje, Elizabeth Birr, et als. (2004). Working toward Third Space in Content Area Literacy: An Examination of Every day Funds of Knowledge and DiscourseReading Research Quarterly 39 (1), pp. 38–70. (summary of article)
Steinkuehler, Constance A. and Dmitri Williams. (2006). Where Everybody Knows Your (Screen)
Name: Online Games as ‘‘Third Places’’Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, (11), pp. 895-909.
Stevenson, L., & Deasy, R. J. (2005). Third space: When learning matters. Washington, DC: Arts Education Partnership. 

II. Books

Bhabha, Homi. (2004). The location of culture.  New York: Routledge.
Leander, Kevin M. & Sheehy, Margaret. (Eds.) (2004). Spatializing literacy research and practice. New York: Peter Lang. (Introduction)
Lefebvre, Henri. (1992). The production of space. Cambridge MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Pahl & Roswell. (2005). Literacy and education.
Soja, Edward W. (2010). Seeking spatial justice. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
Soja, Edward W. (1996). Thirdspace: Journeys to Los Angeles and other real-and-imagined places. Cambridge MA: Blackwell.

III. Dissertations

Kelly, Courtney Ryan. (2008). Navegando la Frontera / Navigating the Border: Literacy Practices among and between Latina Immigrant and Urban, Low-Income Youth in the After-School Setting. (Electronic Thesis or Dissertation). Retrieved from  

From Sebastian Olma, PhD . Third space and the logic of serendipity
IV. Slideshare/Youtube/Webpages

Foucault, Michel. Of Other Spaces, Heterotopias
Fraser, Adam. What is third space?

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