Teaching for Social Justice & Democracy Speaker Series
Discover ways you can integrate current social issues into your course to better engage your students and help them to develop their social, emotional and expressive capacities. The Teaching For Social Justice & Democracy Series focuses on instructional strategies that Georgia State University faculty have used to successfully incorporate social justice themes into various subject areas and the resulting positive student outcomes.
View some of the highlights from previous Teaching For Social Justice and Democracy talks below and check back soon for more information about the Fall 2017 series.
Spring 2017 Series Recordings
Pedagogy for Racial-Social-Justice with Dr. Joyce King and Dr. Brian Williams
Between Malcolm X and 9/11: Islam and Politics in Today’s Political Climate with Dr Abbas Barzegar
The Pedagogy of Social Justice, Art and Activism
Speaker : Dehanza Rogers, Cornell University
Recording in process.
In this lecture, Rogers will discuss ways you can integrate social issues into your course to better engage your students and help them to develop their social, emotional and expressive capacities.Following the lecture attendees will examine how to take seemingly disparate idea and topics and craft meaningful substantive engagement with students.
Fall 2016 Series Recordings
Black Lives Matter as a Pedagogy of Empowerment with Dr. Amani Marshall
Student and Professor Positionality: Talking about Sensitive Racial Topics in a Racially Diverse Classroom with Dr. James Ainsworth
Teaching Black Resistance: Looking Back So We Can Move Forward with Dr. Akinyela Umoja, Chair and Professor of African – American Studies
Learning in the Age of Social Media with Dr. Megan Boler
In addition to her talk, Dr. Boler prepared these teaching resources and links related to “pedagogies of discomfort” and controversial issues/events. If you’re interested in helping students engage with issues related to race, class, gender, religion, or other justice-related issues, check out these resources.