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September 11, 2019

New Inaugural Essay – Positioning Blackness, Necessarily, Awkwardly, in the Canadian Academy

Dr. Handel Wright (EDST) has written an inaugural essay for a new blog, #Black Professor Matter, hosted by the Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences. His essay,  titled “Positioning Blackness, Necessarily, Awkwardly, in the Canadian Academy,” can be accessed at: http://www.ideas-idees.ca/blog/positioning-blackness-necessarily-awkwardly-canadian-academy  

 

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September 6, 2019

Fighting Islamophobia Together

From Quebec City to Christchurch, from Afghanistan to Palestine, colonialism and white supremacy fuel not just increasing hate speech but all kinds of violence against Muslims around the world. What is Islamophobia? How does it affect the people around us? And how can we work together to end it? Muslims and non-Muslims alike are encouraged […]

 

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July 9, 2019

Congrats to Mary Kostandy on her 2019 Patricia Dyer Memorial Award

 

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New publication by Neila Miled – Educational leaders’ perceptions of multicultural education in teachers’ professional development

Miled, N. (2019). Educational leaders’ perceptions of multicultural education in teachers’ professional  development: a case study from a Canadian school district. Multicultural Education Review, 11(2), 79-95 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/2005615X.2019.1615249 ABSTRACT This Paper presents and discusses the findings of an empirical qualitative study that was conducted in one school district in British Columbia, Canada. The paper explores the perspectives […]

 

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July 2, 2019

New Publication by Sonia Medel

When asked about her recent creative-academic publication by Dr. Mazawi, Sonia shared: Having three of my spoken-word poems published in the Spring 2019 Vol. 18, Issue 2, of Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, has me feeling all sorts of thankful, because it is not just another academic journal whose […]

 

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July 1, 2019

Dr. Jason Ellis has been promoted to Associate Professor

 

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Dr. Sam Rocha has been promoted to Associate Professor

 

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Dr. Fei Wang has been promoted to Associate Professor

 

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May 28, 2019

New Publication from Áurea M. Vericat Rocha and Claudia W. Ruitenberg

“Trauma-informed practices in early childhood education: Contributions, limitations and ethical considerations” written by CFI doctoral candidate Áurea M. Vericat Rocha and EDST professor Claudia Ruitenberg has been published in the journal Global Studies of Childhood, vol. 9, no. 2, https://doi.org/10.1177/2043610619846319 Abstract While it should be obvious on moral grounds that abusing children in any shape or form […]

 

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April 18, 2019

New Publication from Jason Ellis and Ee-Seul Yoon

“From Alternative Schools to School Choice in the Vancouver School District, 1960s to the Neoliberal Present” written by EDST Assistant Professor Jason Ellis and EDST graduate Ee-Seul Yoon has been published in the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy. Read it here: https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/article/view/43357 Abstract This article examines the transformation over time of alternative secondary […]

 

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