Course Detail: OEDABOLITION - We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching, Hip Hop Civics, & Creativity
The College of Education Diversity Committee and Office for Equity and Diversity invite you to a presentation by Dr. Bettina Love. Dr. Love's talk will examine the struggles and the possibilities of committing ourselves to Hip Hop civics education and the abolitionist goal of educational freedom, as opposed to reform, and moving beyond what she calls the educational survival complex (i.e. test-taking skills, acronyms, grit, and character education). Abolitionist Teaching is built on cultural modes of expression - such as the creativity of imagination, boldness, ingenuity, and rebellious spirit - and on methods of Hip Hop and abolitionists to demand and fight for an educational system where all students are thriving, not simply surviving.