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Events from October 28, 2023 – November 12, 2022 – Teaching Against Erasure Events from October 28, 2023 – November 12, 2022 – Teaching Against Erasure

Latest Past Events

Words Are Things: Using Poetry as an Extension to Your Curriculum

In this eighty-minute workshop, participants will explore several diverse methodologies that revolve around the practice of spoken word and performance poetics through the optics of the Nuyorican poetry school which is responsible for writers like Miguel Algarín, Victor Hernández Cruz, Nancy Mercado, Willie Perdomo, and Elisabet Velasquez. The Nuyorican school is well documented in Latinx … Read More

Affirming Indigenous Epistemology Through a Land Curriculum

A Work in Progress In Collaboration with Lunaape/Lenape Tribal Nation and the Public History Project  Through a land curriculum, this workshop explores the knowledge, experiences, and histories of the New Jersey Lunaape/Lenape peoples. During this eighty-minute workshop, we will discuss ideas and engage in activities that ground land curriculum and affirm indigenous ways of knowing … Read More

Teaching Against Queer Erasure: The Queer Newark Oral History Project

LGBTQ+ students should see themselves represented in the classroom. In this 1 hour 15-minute session, we will explore how the Queer Newark Oral History Project can be a resource for students and educators. Queer Newark is a free and public repository of local New Jersey history through the eyes of diverse people who lived it. … Read More