Teaching for Liberation: Strategies for Interrogating Race in the Classroom

This interactive workshop prepares participants to facilitate challenging conversations in the classroom arising from discussions about race. Workshop attendees will explore foundational theories and concepts related to anti-racist pedagogy and instructional design. Through exploratory exercises and discussion, participants will gain tools to lead students in productive and responsible dialogue around race and racism.

Nicole MartinDr. Nicole Martin is a Faculty Instructional Consultant at the University of Kentucky’s Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT). Her work focuses on creating equitable classroom spaces by weaving critical performative pedagogy into faculty development. Dr. Martin designs and conducts workshop series on facilitating dialogue across racial and cultural differences. She consults with individual faculty members, departments, and administrative units to advance inclusive teaching practices across campus. Dr. Martin was a featured panelist at the 2016 University of Kentucky Inclusive Leadership Forum. She is currently producing a podcast miniseries that interrogates systemic inequities in higher education called Higher Justice, which will premiere in Spring 2017.

Dr. Martin received her Ph.D.  from UT-Austin in performance studies with an emphasis in critical race theory and Black feminism. Her scholarly and artistic projects investigate the erasures and recoveries of Black womanhood in theatrical archives, and her most recent writing on curatorial practices is featured in an independent publication associated with Duke University.

 This event is sponsored by the Intersections of Civil, Critical, and Creative Communication (I-4C) Collective of the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication.

Contact: 
Jennifer Linde at jlinde@asu.edu
March 17, 2017
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Room: 
318
Location: 
Stauffer Hall
Campus: 
Tempe