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Gender, Education, and International Development Class Hosts WMST Brown Bag

By Larissa Grijalva '17 on November 20, 2015

Professor Rios’s Gender, Education, & International Development class (EDUC 303) hosted a Women’s Studies Brown Bag presenting their academic posters and projects.

Focusing on discourses of “development,” most of these posters inverted contemporary images and ideas to expose how power and American geopolitics play into ideas about education (especially for women and girls) in “developing” countries/economies. The posters ranged between various topics such as “voluntourism”, good intentions, and the push for gender equality in developing countries.


Black Urban Educators: Insider Philosophies

By Larissa Grijalva '17 on November 6, 2015

rsz_image3_1Educational Studies, The Dean of the College, The Office of Equity and Diversity, and Career Services hosted an event entitled “Black Urban Educators: Insider Philosophies”.

In a town hall format, alumni Howard Blue ’04, J.B. Gerald ’04, and Wayne (Moten) Smith ’10 addressed issues that pertain to predominantly black and brown urban schools and communities. Mr. Blue, Mr. Gerald, and Mr. Smith shared their perspectives as Black male educators.rsz_1image1_2 In addition to this, they were able to share their personal stories and their experiences as Educational Studies students here at Colgate. Their talk was followed by a discussion/Q&A session where students were able reflect on their own education as well as ask incredibly thought-provoking questions.

 

 

 

 

 


Professor Susan Woolley Honored As Presidential Fellow

By Larissa Grijalva '17 on September 1, 2015

Professor Susan Woolley has been honored as a Presidential Fellow by the Council of Anthropology and Education, a section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

2013_08_26_susan_woolley_cropThe Concha Delgado Gaitan Early Career Presidential Fellowship honors promising educational anthropologists early in their academic careers and provides professional development and mentorship. This prestigious award recognizes Professor Woolley’s scholarship and her contributions to the field of educational anthropology as well as her years of leadership and service to the Council of Anthropology and Education. As an award recipient, Professor Woolley joins Educational Studies Professor Ríos-Rojas and a network of other anthropologists of education who have been honored as CAE Presidential Fellows.


Child and Adolescent Development Class visits “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter” and Carrie Mae Weems, “Retrospective”

By Grace Western on May 3, 2014

Professor Regenspan’s Child and Adolescent Development (EDUC 204) class took a field trip to New York City to visit The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter exhibit at The New York Public Library and to Carrie Mae Weems, Retrospective, at The Guggenheim Museum.

 

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Educational studies majors lead Colgate students to White Privilege Conference

By Grace Western on May 3, 2014
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Professor John Palmer speaking at the White Privilege Conference.

Educational studies majors Kristi Carey ’15 and Michelle Sagalchik ’15 led 15 Colgate students to the annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Madison, WI. Accompanied by Professor John Palmer, who was a keynote speaker, the students engaged in three days of workshops and speakers examing the pervasiveness of privilege and oppression in society around intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, nationality, and language.

Two weeks after returning, Colgate’s Anti-Racism Coalition, led by educational studies majors Hoa Bui, Michelle Sagalchik, and Kristi Carey led the “Skin Deep: Going All In” workshop on campus facilitating a process of coming to racial consciousnesses. You can read more about the workshop in the Maroon News.

Educational studies students meet Rose Clemente and pose for a picture.

Educational studies students meet Rose Clemente.


EDUC 303 Hosts Women’s Studies Brown Bag

By Grace Western on April 22, 2014

Professor Rios’s Gender, Education, & International Development class hosted a recent Women’s Studies Brown Bag presenting their academic posters.

Focusing on discourses of “development,” these posters inverted contemporary images and ideas to expose how power and American geopolitics play into ideas about “good” education for “developing” countries/economies.


Educational Studies Students & Faculty Awarded at ALANA Soirée

By Grace Western on April 22, 2014

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Educational Studies Students Hoa Bui, Michelle Sagalchik, Melissa Melendez, Kristi Carey, Natasha Torres, Aja Isler, and Jia Zheng were all honored for their dedicated social justice work on campus at the ALANA Soiree Awards Banquet.  Profs. Rios and Stern were also recognized for their work with student groups on campus.

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Professor Susan Woolley Wins Queer Studies SIG Best Dissertation of the Year

By Grace Western on April 22, 2014

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Professor Susan Woolley’s dissertation, Identity and Difference: Negotiating Gender and Sexuality in High School Contexts, analyzes the ways reading identity and difference while positioning others through teasing and jokes regulate gender and sexuality across school contexts.


Politics in Education class visits The Harlem Children’s Zone and P.S. 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn

By Grace Western on February 11, 2014

Professor Stern’s Politics and Education class (EDUC 310) took a trip to investigate contemporary education policy today by visiting with faculty and students at the Promise Charter Academy. They also visited with Julie Cavanagh and other faculty and students at Patrick F. Daly school (P.S. 15) in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Julie Cavanagh, a teacher-activist and member of the Movement of Rank and File Educators, will be coming to give a keynote at the NYSFEA Conference  hosted at Colgate University on February 28th.

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Education for Peace and Nonviolence visits The Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY

By Grace Western on February 11, 2014

Prof. Stern’s Education for Peace and Nonviolence (EDUC 210) class visited The Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY to learn more about factory farming and the treatment of animals.

 

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Education 210 at The Farm Sanctuary

 

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