Carolyn Bjartveit is a sessional instructor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Her doctoral research focused on the topics of teaching and learning and the complex intersections between the self (of students and educators) and the curriculum in culturally diverse early childhood education postsecondary classrooms. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, the Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, and the journal Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. Email: cjbjartv@ucalgary.ca