race in education Archive

  • Local Cultures of Queens

    Description Over the past decade, Professor Jan Ramjerdi and I have developed an alternative mode of teaching Freshman Composition, one that takes seriously and builds upon our students’ existing knowledge, interests, and experiences. Ethnography is the written study of human culture from the insider or […]

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  • Race in the classroom (and in media)

    Race in the classroom (and in media)

    In my film and lit (220) class today, we watched Peter Gilbert’s With All Deliberate Speed, a great historical doc about Brown vs. Board of Education and the aftermath. We had a very fruitful conversation afterward and one of my students posted the following editorial about […]

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