Tuesday July 13, 2021

TOPIC 1: Measurable and Immeasurable: How conceptions and images of poverty affect our students

Workshop Leaders on Tuesday, July 13

Mahatapa Palit and Jamie Warren

Tuesday, July 13 — 9am – 2pm

9:0010:45Reflection and discussion about Topic 1 themes and readings.
11:0012:30Pedagogy Workshop
12:301:00Lunch break


On Friday guest speakers Torres, Saldanha, and Sama will give presentations and all participants will engage in discussion of readings, presentations, and key questions. On Tuesday Fellows and Team will continue to reflect on Topic 1 and will participate in a pedagogy workshop facilitated by Institute co-directors Palit and Warren. Small groups will consider one resource and imagine how they might incorporate it into their teaching.

Key Questions

  • How is poverty defined and who is counted as poor?
  • How do we and our students face/interact with poverty?
  • What does it mean to “fight” poverty?
  • How does education in the humanities support people in their fight against poverty?
  • How do different texts express dimensions of poverty?
  • What do we want to achieve by teaching about poverty?

Topic 1 – Required Readings and Resources

required readings will be available on our website and @ the “Required Readings Folder.” Initials in parentheses indicate the name of the Guest Speaker who is requiring each reading.


Topic 1 – Additional Readings and Resources Folder

> Click the above link to go to the Institute Folder for Additional Readings and navigate to topic 1 for an evolving list of readings and resources, links, and (when possible & time-permitting, downloadable pdfs and documents)

> Or copy and paste this link in your browser: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oU1fBZdZ5IEzWHrGGGS0SoSYR3GNQyi6?usp=sharing




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