With the support of a Doctoral Curriculum Enhancement Grant in Spring 2021, we coordinated the following events. Organizers included Prof. Matt Brim, Brian Mercado (Sociology), and Karen Zaino (Urban Education).
Open Knowledge & The Emerging Field of Black Girlhood(s)
Dr. Sherry Deckman (Urban Education) and Kristen Miller (Sociology) will share their experience teaching and learning in Deconstructing Black Girlhoods, an interdisciplinary course that examined the shifting constructions of Black girlhood(s). They will share the class’s final projects, a series of co-created open educational resources that serve to define and expand the emerging field of Black girlhood studies.
Abolition Science Radio
Join us for a conversation featuring the Abolition Science Radio team, LaToya Strong , Aderinsola Gilbert, and Atasi Das. Abolition Science Radio envisions a science and math delinked from racial capitalism, imperialism, and oppression – a science and math that serves all people, and is openly accessible online. During this interactive event, we will discuss the overlap between abolitionist practice and open pedagogy.
Exploring & Expanding Open Pedagogy
How does open pedagogy intersect with frameworks of language, storytelling, translation, and linguistics? In this interactive session, we’ll discuss the work of three former Open Pedagogy Fellows – Ines Vano Garcia, Tania Aviles, and Anthony Harb – as well as the practical steps towards converting a language-focused OER course.