Event Title

Disrupting the Classroom: Subversive Pedagogy in the Undergraduate and Graduate Classroom

Location

Hawkins Hall, Room 153B

Start Date

1-10-2016 10:00 AM

End Date

1-10-2016 11:00 AM

Description

How do we help our student to think critically in the classroom? Drs Daniels and Mefferd Kelty will discuss their philosophical and practical strategies of disruptive pedagogy that help reconstruct the classroom in terms of power, gender, and praxis, placing ownership and agency in the hands of our students.

Comments

Shawna Mefferd Kelty is an Associate Professor of Theatre at SUNY Plattsburgh, a yoga instructor, and a freelance director (SDC), and sometimes actor. She is a generalist in theatre history, literature, and directing and her areas of research focus on new play development, contemporary American theatre, and pedagogy. She has a professional background in Theatre of the Oppressed and other modes of theatre for social change. She serves as the Associate Conference Planner for Mid-America Theatre Conference and as the Theatre as a Liberal Art Focus Group Representative with the Association for Theatre in Higher Education.

Emily A. Daniels is an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education program at SUNY Plattsburgh. She is enthusiastic about engaging her students in transformative learning while working within an oppressive schooling system. Her work in the field of education spans 20 years and engages cross-cultural and diversity arenas, as well as courses with a specific focus on race, class and gender in American Education. Her research interests include Critical Race Theory and its applications in praxis, transformative educators, armed love and racialized experiences of education.

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Oct 1st, 10:00 AM Oct 1st, 11:00 AM

Disrupting the Classroom: Subversive Pedagogy in the Undergraduate and Graduate Classroom

Hawkins Hall, Room 153B

How do we help our student to think critically in the classroom? Drs Daniels and Mefferd Kelty will discuss their philosophical and practical strategies of disruptive pedagogy that help reconstruct the classroom in terms of power, gender, and praxis, placing ownership and agency in the hands of our students.