The 2017-18 Marginal Syllabus is hosted by the National Writing Project and Educator Innovator. To view a version of the syllabus via Google Docs click here.
(Note: links to readings will be available here when event begins)
|October 2-6: Voice and Participation||How Young Activists Deploy Digital Tools for Social Change
Blog post by Henry Jenkins, DML Central Excerpt from Chapter 2: Youth Culture, Youth PracticesFrom Participatory culture in a networked era: A conversation on youth, learning, commerce, and politics. By Henry Jenkins, Mizuto Ito, and danah boyd. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Polity Press, 2016. Used with permission.
|October 5 & 6, 2017:
2017 Digital Media and Learning Conference keynotes (recorded livestreams available)
|November 6-10: Reimagining Civic Participation||Civic Participation Reimagined: Youth Interrogation and Innovation in the Multimodal Public Sphere
By Nicole Mirra & Antero Garcia, Review of Research in Education, 41(1), pgs. 136-158, 2017. Used with permission.
|November 7, 2017: Reimagining Youth Civic Engagement @ CLTV
Join Nicole Mirra and Antero Garcia for a conversation about their article. They are joined by the co-founders of Marginal Syllabus, Remi Kalir and Joe Dillon.
|December 4-8: Critical Literacy In and Out of School||Critical Literacy and Our Students’ Lives
By Linda Christensen, Voices From the Middle, 24(3), pg. 16. 2017. Used with permission.
|December 5, 2017: Critical Literacy and Our Students’ Lives @ CLTV
Join Linda Christensen for a conversation with fellow educators Andrea Zellner and Kevin Hodgson about her article. They are joined by the co-founders of Marginal Syllabus, Remi Kalir and Joe Dillon.
|January 8-12: Defining Political Equality||Chapter 2: Night Teaching
From Our declaration: A reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality by Danielle Allen. Published by WW Norton & Company, 2014. Used with permission.
|February 5-9: Educating for Democracy||Educating for democracy in a partisan age: Confronting the challenges of motivated reasoning and misinformation
By Joseph Kahne and Benjamin Bowyer. American Educational Research Journal 54.1, pgs. 3-34, 2017.
|February 6, 2018: Educating for Democracy in a Partisan Age @CLTV Join Joe Kahne for a conversation with educator Charlene Doland and co-founders of Marginal Syllabus Remi Kalir and Joe Dillon for a conversation about media literacy.|
|March 5-9: Critical Media Literacy in the Classroom||The Stories They Tell: Mainstream Media, Pedagogies of Healing, and Critical Media Literacy
By April Baker-Bell, Raven Jones Stanbrough, and Sakeena Everett. English Education, 49(2), 130, 2017.
|March 6, 2018: The Stories They Tell @ CLTV
Join April Baker-Bell, Raven Jones-Stanbrough, and Sakeena Everett, the authors of “The Stories They Tell: Mainstream Media, Pedagogies of Healing, and Critical Media Literacy,” for a conversation about the ways mainstream media reinforce white supremacy and anti-blackness. The authors are joined by educator-scholars Cherise McBride and Nicole Mirra and the co-founders of Marginal Syllabus, Remi Kalir and Joe Dillon
|April 2-6: Online Civic and Political Dialogue||Educating Youth for Online Civic and Political Dialogue: A Conceptual Framework for the Digital Age
By Erica Hodgin. Journal of Digital and Media Literacy, June 2016.
|April 3, 2018: Educating Youth for Online Civic and Political Dialogue @ CLTV|
|May 7-11: Inquiry into Action across Content Areas||Introduction, From Inquiry to Action: Civic Engagement with Project-Based Learning in All Content Areas
By Steven Zemelman. Published by Heinemann, 2016. Used with permission.
|May 8, 2018: From Inquiry to Action @ CLTV|