"Understanding Global Identities through Literature, Language, and Media"

 

The Centers for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Latin American Studies (LAS), and Educational Resources in Culture, Language, and Literacy (CERCLL) present:

An Educators’ Workshop: “Understanding Global Identities through Literature, Language, and Media” 

January 19-20, 2018

Dates/times: Friday, January 19 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

Cost: $45 (Including online registration fee - and 1 dinner + 1 continental breakfast + 1 lunch).
 
Out-of-Tucson college faculty: Some funding is available for a hotel stay. See below for an application.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, Jan. 19:

2:00 – 2:30: Registration/meet and greet.

2:30 – 3:00: Intro to the program and participants.

3:00 – 3:45: "Brazilian Identity: Race, Class, and Citizenship in Brazil." Antonio Da Silva. 

3:45 – 4:30: TBD

4:30 – 5:00: Break (and walk to location of the keynote talk)

5:00 – 6:00 pm: Keynote address: David Gramling: "What Is World Literature Teaching in 2018?"

6:45 – 8:45 pm: Welcoming Dinner, Networking. Chef Alisah’s Bosnian Restaurant.

 

Saturday, Jan. 20:

9:00 – 9:45: Activity: Generating a list of literary selections and films that can be used in the classroom.

9:45 – 10:30:  “Iranian Identity and the Book of Kings: Approaches for Educators.” Austin O’Malley.

10:30 – 11:45: Break

10:45 – 11:30: TBD

11:30 – 12:30: Excerpts from “Reel Bad Arabs” (1/2 hour) and discussion about how to be sure global identities aren’t misrepresented when viewed through U.S. literature and films.

12:30 – 1:30: Group lunch

1:30 – 2:15: TBD

2:15 – 3:00:  “Middle Eastern Films that You Can Use in Your Classroom.” Julie Ellison-Speight.

3:00 – 3:15: Break

3:30 – 4:15: TBD

4:15 – 5:00: Concluding conversation: lessons learned and curricular connections. 

 

Out of Tucson Community College educators: CLICK HERE to apply for funding for a 1 or 2-night hotel stay (depending on distance from Tucson)

 

Register here for the workshop