Teaching Immigration & Refugee Issues in the Time of Travel Bans

April 7, 11:30am - 12:45pm
Mānoa Campus, Kuykendall 106 Events Room Add to Calendar

The Center for Teaching Excellence in collaboration with University of Hawai`i-Immigrant and Refugee Action Coalition (UH-IRAC) offers two opportunities for learning and discussion:

Event 1: Have you encountered difficult questions/situations with regard to immigration in the classroom? Do you wonder how to incorporate refugee and immigration issues in your syllabi as you get ready for you Fall 2017 classes? Would you like to learn about successful pedagogical exercises with regard to immigration and refugee issues?

This panel discussion will focus on ways to design syllabi; identify useful texts and resources; review relevant information; explore pedagogical exercises. There will be ample time for discussion and questions.

​Presenters include:
​Paul Chandler​, ​L​a​nguages and Literatures of E​urope and the Americas​
Monisha Das Gupta​, ​Ethnic Studies
Ali Musleh​, ​Political Science​
Andres Gonzalez, Law School
Moderator: Cynthia Franklin​, ​Englis​h​

Please feel free to bring your own lunch, beverages will be provided.

Event 2 will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 and requires a separate registration.

UH-IRAC is a volunteer group of faculty, staff and students active around immigration and refugee issues within the UH system and beyond. We are working with President Lassner's UH system task force to support: students' rights and resources, establishment of safe zones, and professional development and training at all campuses. We embrace the University of Hawaiʻi System motto: Maluna aʻe o nā lāhui a pau ke ola ke kanaka (Above all nations is humanity). Contact: irac.uh@gmail.com

Event Sponsor
Center for Teaching Excellence, Mānoa Campus

More Information
(808) 956-6978, cte@hawaii.edu, http://www.cte.hawaii.edu/OnlineReg.html

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