Conference Papers & Invited Talks

Conferences & Invited Talks


2019

  • Tilleczek, K.  (2019, August). Youth Wellness for the Anthropocene:  Lessons from Atlantic Canada’s Scale-Up of Social and Emotional Learning.  Invited Panel Presentation at the Atlantic Summer Institute (ASI) on Child and Youth Metal Health.  Charlottetown, PEI.  August 20-23, 2019
  • Tilleczek, K. (2019, September). Knowing Global Youth in/of the Anthropocene. Paper accepted for presentation at Young people, well-being, resilience and enterprise: critical perspectives for the Anthropocene, Bilbao, Spain, September 5-7, 2019. 
  • Aranguiz, P., MacDonald, D., Tilleczek, K. (2019, September). We Are All Children of Mapu Ñuke: Youth Voices for Transitions Towards Sustainable Development and Education in a Common World. Paper accepted for presentation at Young people, well-being, resilience and enterprise: critical perspectives for the Anthropocene, Bilbao, Spain, September 5-7, 2019.  
  • Tilleczek, K.  (2019, September). Youth wellbeing in the digital age.  Paper accepted for presentation at Health, Wellness and Society 9th International Conference, University of Berkley, Berkley California USA, September, 2019.
  • Tilleczek, K., Munro, M., & Bell, B. (2019, October) Youth Wellbeing and Digital Media.  Paper accepted for Fifth International Association on Youth Mental Health Conference, Melbourne, Australia, October, 2019.
  • Tilleczek, K. & Srigley, R.  (2019, December). Your house in on fire, the children are gone:  Youth and youth studies in the Anthropocene.  3rd Conference of Journal of Youth Studies.  Youth Studies and the Challenges of Late Capitalism in a Globalized World, University of Newcastle, Australia, December 2nd to 4th, 2019.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2019, March). The crucible of modern education: Lessons from/with youth in the Americas. Paper presented at the RCYP International Conference: Protecting the Rights of Children and Youth in Central America, the Carribean, and Canada, Toronto, Canada, March 25-27, 2019. 

2018

  • Altass, P., Munro M., Bell B., & Tilleczek, K. (2018, May). Social and emotional learning: Exploring the boundaries of public education. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Creating, Negotiating, and Transcending Social Boundaries in Everyday Life, Fredericton, Canada, May 16-18, 2018.
  • Bell, B., Tilleczek, K., & Munro, M. (2018, June). Youth, parent, and service provider perspectives on technology and mental health. Paper presented at the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PriFor), St. John’s, Canada, June 27-29, 2018.
  • Gallant, S., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2018, June). Mothers’ care-seeking journeys for daughters with depression. Paper presented at the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PriFor), St. John’s, Canada, June 27-29, 2018.
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2018, June). The treatment of anxiety: Youth narratives of barriers and facilitators. Paper distributed at the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PriFor), St. John’s, Canada, June 27-29, 2018.
  • St. Bernard, G., Tilleczek, K., Rampersand, V., Smith, A., Thwaites, N., Jameson-Charles, Madgerie & MacDonald, D.  (2018, November). Education Practices, Child Rights and Wellbeing in Trinidad and Tobago: A critical Interpretation of Insights from Parents and Teachers Caribbean Childhood Conference.  University of the West-Indies Port of Spain Trinidad November 15-16, 2018
  • Tilleczek, K. (2018, June).  Youth, digital media & well-being. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association, Havana, Cuba, June 4-8, 2018. 
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., & Gallant, S. (2018, June). Embarrassment of riches: Youth mental health and poverty. Paper presented at the Primary Healthcare Partnership Forum (PriFor), St. John’s, Canada, June 27-29, 2018.
  • Tilleczek, K. & MacDonald, D. (2018).  Youth, Education and Well-Being: Learning with/from Indigenous Youth.  Caribbean Childhood Conference.  University of the West-Indies Port of Spain Trinidad November 15-16, 2018

2017

  • Tilleczek, K. (2017, October). Resistance is Futile! Young Cyborgs & Warriors in the Digital Age. Keynote Address Child & Youth Engagement: Civic Literacies and Digital Ecologies. Social Justice Research Centre and Department of Child and Youth Studies. Brock University, St Catherine’s, Canada. October 12-13.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2017, October). The Wekimun school project: Developing intercultural curriculum with, for and by indigenous youth. Paper presented at Conceptualizing Children and Youth Conference. Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada, October 12-14.
  • Tilleczek, K. & Bell, B. (2017, October). Challenges to Child/Youth Mental Health in Atlantic Canada. Invited panel address at CAMET: Canadian Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training Symposium Halifax, Nova Scotia. October 23-24.
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., & Munro, M. (2017, September). Embarrassment of Riches: Youth Mental Health, Poverty and Social Class. Paper presented to the Fourth International Conference on Youth Mental Health. Dublin, Ireland. September 24-26, 2017.
  • Bell, B., Tilleczek, K., & Munro, M. (2017, September). Digital Media & Youth Mental Health: Youth, Parent, and Service Provider Perspectives. Paper presented to the Fourth International Conference on Youth Mental Health. Dublin, Ireland. September 24-26, 2017.
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, September). Youth perspectives in the treatment of anxiety: Navigating the mental health system. Paper presented to the Fourth International Conference on Youth Mental Health. Dublin, Ireland. September 24-26, 2017.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2017, August). Scale-up projects as policy activism. Invited presentation at the Atlantic Summer Institute for Child and Youth Mental Health, Holland College, Charlottetown, PE. August 20-23, 2017.
  • Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, August). Youth Journeys in Mental Health in Atlantic Canada. Paper presented to the 2017 Atlantic Summer Institute Conference. Holland College Charlottetown, PE, August 20-23, 2017.
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B., Munro, M., & Gallant, S. (2017, May). Youth Journeys in Mental Health. Paper presented to the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference. Toronto, Ontario. May 24-26, 2017.
  • Bell, B., Tilleczek, K., & Munro, M. (2017, May). Intersections of Mental Health & Digital Media in Young Lives. Poster presented to the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference. Toronto, Ontario. May 24-26, 2017.
  • Munro, M., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, May). Narratives of Barriers and Facilitators in the Treatment of Youth Anxiety. Paper presented to the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference. Toronto, Ontario. May 24-26, 2017.
  • Gallant, S., Tilleczek, K., & Bell, B. (2017, May). The Depression Care-Seeking Journeys of Mothers and Daughters. Paper presented to the 2017 Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference. Toronto, Ontario. May 24-26, 2017.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2017, April). Worthy and timely match: Youth-attuned research for youth-serving settings. Invited expert panelist for Pathways to Education Canada Symposium on Research for Youth-Serving Agencies. RBC Building Tower, Toronto: Canada.
  • Tilleczek, K., Sandoval, C., & Srigley, R. (2017, January). Young Anthropologists? Intercultural education with, for and by youth. Paper presented at the Congreso Chileno de Anthropologia, Chiloe, Chile. January 6-13, 2017.
  • Srigley, R., & Tilleczek, K (2017, January). The Possibility of Wekimün: Intercultural Understanding in Global Context. Paper presented at Congreso Chileno de Anthroplogia, Chiloe, Chile. January 6-13, 2017.

2016

  • Tilleczek, K. (2016, December). The expertise of youth in transitions to post-secondary school. Invited panel presentation to the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) roundtable on youth transitions to secondary school. Toronto: December 9th, 2016.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2016, November). Being, becoming & belonging: The complex cultural nests of childhood. Invited expert for Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) Conference on Building a Policy Framework for Middle Childhood. Toronto, Ontario. November 25, 2016
  • Srigley, R. & Tilleczek, K. (2016, July). Youth and the digital age. Paper presented at International Sociological Association World Forum. Vienna Austria. July 10-14, 2016.
  • Tilleczek, K. & Tilleczek, E. (2016, July). Young cyborgs: Rituals of resistance to technology.Paper presented at International Sociological Association World Forum, Vienna Austria. July 10- 14, 2016.
  • Campbell, V., & Tilleczek, K. (2016, June). Engaging youth in online research processes: Ethical concerns and challenge. Paper presented at Canadian Sociological Association, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences. Calgary, Alberta. June 5, 2016.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2016, March). Invited expert panelist on Transferable Skills for the Lifelong Student – The skills that make us employable at Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) conference Transitions: Learning across borders, sectors and silos, March 23-24, 2016, Toronto: Fairmont Royal York.

2015

  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B. & Munro, M. (2015, October). Exploring the paradoxes of digital media and youth mental health: Grounding research in young lives. Paper presented at the Third International Conference on Youth Mental Health. Montreal, Canada. October 8-10, 2015.
  • Tilleczek, K., Bell, B. & Deyell, T. (2015, October). Using art to inspire conversation in school- based mental health: The mural project in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Poster presentation at the Third International Conference on Youth Mental Health. Montreal, Canada. October 8-10, 2015.

2015

  • Tilleczek, K., & Srigley, R. (2013, April). Young lives in techno-utopia: Discerning the borg in youth studies. Paper presented at Youth Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Ferguson, J., Lindo, L.M., & Tilleczek, K. (2013, June). Participatory action research with, by and for youth engagement in education. The Canadian Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences, Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Victoria, Canada.

2012

  • Tilleczek, K. (2012, August). Youth, digital media and social inequality. Paper presented at International Sociological Association Forum on Sociology. The New Frontiers of the Digital Divide: Technological Inequalities and Social Justice. Buenos Aries, Argentina.
  • Tilleczek, K., & Srigley, R. (2012, August). Technology’s paradox: Theorizing digital media and young lives. Paper presented at International Sociological Association Forum on Sociology. Session: Youth cultures and new social movements in the context of the digital revolution. Buenos Aries, Argentina.
  • Tilleczek, K., Campbell, V., and Rodd, J. (2012, September). What in the world are we doing with youth? Interrogating international youth-attuned methodologies. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research. New methodological approaches to research on education, childhood and youth: Methodological advances, choices and dilemmas Cadiz, Spain.

2011

  • Tilleczek, K. (2011, February). Redressing disadvantage and resistance in early school leaving.Paper presented at the Centre for Disadvantage and Inequality in Education and Health, University of Ballarat, Australia.
  • Tilleczek, K., & Srigley, R. (2011, February). Youth, technology and modernity: A vampire cyborg electrocution? Paper presented at the Centre for Disadvantage and Inequality in Education and Health, University of Ballarat, Australia.
  • Campbell, V, & Tilleczek, K (2011, April). Narratives of youth pathways to literacy on Prince Edward Island. Paper presented at the Research Forum Not Just an Island: Evidence-informed Educational Change, University of Prince Edward Island, Centre for Education Research, Charlottetown, Canada.

2010

  • Tilleczek, K. (2010, June). Growing up in Canadian divides: Political and educational dimensions of childhood marginalization. Paper presented at the International Child/Youth Research Network Research Conference, Growing Up in Divided Societies. Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland.

2009

  • Tilleczek, K. (2009, November). Examining the folds and lived realities of early school leaving: Northern and Aboriginal perspectives. Paper presented at the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Toronto, Canada.

2008

  • Tilleczek, K. (2008, May). Why do students drop out of high school? Narrative studies and social critiques. Paper presented at the Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal Conference organized by the International Childhood and Youth Research Network (ICYRNet) at the European University Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2008, September). Being and becoming as childhood and educational practice.Paper presented at the International Sociological Association Forum on Sociology, Childhood in scientific and public debates. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Srigley, R., & Tilleczek, K. (2008, September). Modernity’s youth: Images of rebellion from the cave. Paper presented at the International Sociological Association Forum on Sociology, “Growing up in a liquid world: Debating youth questions”. Barcelona, Spain.
  • Tilleczek, K., (2008, October). The failing balance of health for children and youth. Presented at Health, Society and Education Roundtable – Mining Town Crisis: What’s at stake for Sudbury? Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada.

2007

  • Tilleczek, K. (2007, October). Having a terrible time, wish you were here: Post cards from high school. Paper presentation at the Atlantic Educator’s Conference, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada.

2006

  • Duncan, A., Lewko, J., Volpe, R., Tilleczek, K., Blanco, H., Tremblay, C., . . . & Szewczyk, C. (2006, March). Do young workers see hazards in their workplaces? Paper presented at the Ontario Injury Prevention Conference: Toronto, Canada.
  • Rummens, J.A., Tilleczek, K., Ferguson, B., & Boydell, K. (2006, May). In their own words: Understanding early school leaving among immigrant and refugee youth in Ontario. Paper presented at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada.
  • Rummens, J.A., Tilleczek, K., Ferguson, B., & Boydell, K. (2006, May). Having voice: Early school leaving among visible minority youth in Ontario. Paper presented at the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2006, October). Negotiating rural school cultures: Disengagement, bullying, and a pedagogy of hope. Paper presented at the Seventh Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. Prince George, Canada.

2005

  • Tilleczek, K. (2005, October). The silent “S” in health: The place of schools in rural child health. Paper presented at the Sixth Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society and the First Conference of the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health. Quebec City, Canada.

2004

  • Tilleczek, K., Cheu, H., Pong, R., & Boydell, K. (2004, October). Research goes to the cinema: Research translation through documentary film making. Paper presented at the Fifth Conference on the Canadian Rural Health Research Society. Sudbury, Canada.

2003

  • Tilleczek, K. (2003, May). Muted resilience: Social paradox and the health of northern children and youth. Paper presented at Progressive Sudbury Conference, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada.
  • Tilleczek, K. (2003, September). Terrors of omission: Schooling and youth culture in Canada.Paper presented at the International Sociological Association Mid-term Conference: Critical Education and Utopia. Lisbon, Portugal.

2002

  • Tilleczek, K. (2002, April). Mirrors and passages: Examining the health and social nexus for rural youth. Paper presented at the International Institute for Qualitative Methods: Qualitative Health Conference. Banff, Canada.
  • Tilleczek, K., Pong, R., & Caty, S. (2002, October). Assessing the continuing education needs of nurse practitioners in rural and northern Ontario. Paper presented at the Fourth Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society, Halifax, Canada.

2001

  • Howard, A., Bainbdridge, M., Tilleczek, K., & Rothe, P. (2001). A national strategy for child and youth injury prevention and control in Canada. Presentation at the Congress on International and Cultural Perspectives on the Global Burden of Injury. (Sponsored by World Health Organization and Karolinska Institute). Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Tilleczek, K., & Stratton, M. (2001, June). Special agents: Qualitative insights of the social worlds of adolescents. Paper presented at 18th Qualitative Analysis Conference: Doing Ethnographies and Ethnographic Doings. Hamilton, Canada.  

2000

  • Tilleczek, K. (2000, October). Rethinking injury and risk for children and youth: Lessons from international and developmental research. Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Injury Prevention and Control. Kananaskis, Canada.