CMEI Colloquium Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education September 19, 2016
The words “And Crown thy Good with Brotherhood from Sea to Shining Sea” marked the beginning of the end of the Indian wars, and provides the backdrop for a discussion of the tension between the goals of citizenship education—to train the sentiments—and the goals of civic education—to pay homage to the truth.... Read more about Can Citizenship Education Survive Civics?
CMEI Colloquium Gutman Library, Harvard Graduate School of Education February 16, 2017
In this talk, Lyn Mikel Brown considered commodified versions of girl power and lean-in feminism as barriers to girls' civic engagement and political participation. She drew from interviews with girl and women activists and her work with SPARK Movement to advocate for intergenerational youth-fueled activism as a way for girls to develop the critical vocabulary, the imagination, and the experience to confront wicked problems.... Read more about Wicked Problems and Willful Girls: The Power of Girl-Fueled Intergenerational Activism