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School and Home: Racialized and Gendered Connections - Audio

Jessica S. Cobb, Sociology
Freeden Oeur, Sociology

School and Home: Racialized and Gendered Connections
CRG Thursday Forum: 2/9/12

Constructing “Appropriate” Families: Education, Inequality, and Teacher Subjectivities
Jessica S. Cobb, Sociology

“Our Boys are Depending on You”: Caring for Black Boys at a Single-Sex Public School
Freeden Oeur, Sociology

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School and Home: Racialized and Gendered Connections

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"Construction “Appropriate” Families: Education, Inequality, and Teacher Subjectivities," Jessica S. Cobb, Sociology

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"'Our Boys are Depending on You': Caring for Black Boys at a Single-Sex Public School," Freeden Oeur, Sociology

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Thu, 02/09/2012 - 16:00 to 17:30

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691 Barrows Hall

SCHOOL AND HOME: RACIALIZED AND GENDERED CONNECTIONS

Construction “Appropriate” Families: Education, Inequality, and Teacher Subjectivities
Jessica S. Cobb, Sociology

Contact Zones: Racialized Encounters in California Public Schools

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Professor Barrie Thorne, Sociology
Emily Gleason, Education

University partnerships with the community are often depicted in terms of the many positive contributions that university professors and students can provide back to the surrounding neighborhoods and communities in terms of human and intellectual capital.

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Saving the "Public" in the Public University

By now everyone in California is aware that the state’s 2009-2010 budget crisis has led to drastic cuts in state funding for social services and education. In response to the $814 million dollar cut in its budget the leadership of the University of California has reduced or eliminated programs, imposed unpaid furlough on staff and faculty, and raised in-state undergraduate student fees by 32%.

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Contact Zones: California Public Schools and Encounters Across Lines of Racialized Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Class

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"The Relatively Hidden, but Tectonic, Dynamics of Social Class in the Experiences of Elementary School Children in California," Prof. Barrie Thorne, Sociology

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"Negotiating "Otherness": Exploring the Contact Zone of University-Community Partnerships in an Urban Context," Emily Gleason, Education

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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 16:00 to 17:30

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691 Barrows Hall

CONTACT ZONES: CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ENCOUNTERS ACROSS LINES OF RACIALIZED ETHNICITY, GENDER, AND SOCIAL CLASS

The Relatively Hidden, but Tectonic, Dynamics of Social Class in the Experiences of Elementary School Children in California
Prof. Barrie Thorne, Sociology, Gender & Women's Studies

Contextualized Formations of Black Identity

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Professor Daniel Perlstein, Education
Professor Na’ilah Suad Nasir, African American Studies / Education

The Brooklyn, New York based civil rights activist Sonny Carson once noted that the schoolhouses he attended were like prisons, and that the prisons themselves were posing as schoolhouses—metal bars ran down the windows of both. Various authors such as playwright George Bernard Shaw, sociologist Michel Foucault, and even the band Pink Floyd have drawn similar comparisons between institutions of learning and institutions of incarceration.

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