Presentations by McGill students in Education

Excellent presentation today titled Gendering of foreign languages: The case of Jamaica, by Marcia Malcolm!

Marcia talked about her research which explores cultural identity and language gendering in Jamaica, particularly in relation to the resistance of male students to foreign language learning.  Her work is geared toward transformatory pedagogy that might promote tolerance of difference and critique of “dominant assumptions and practices of language effeminacy.”

DISETalks! is a forum for all members of the DISE community to come together and share their work and pedagogy.

ALL PRESENTATIONS ARE OPEN TO ANYBODY WHO IS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING and are held in room 233 of the Education Building, 3700 McTavish


Wednesday February 12th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Alice Chan

Does religious literacy minimize bullying? A comparative research on the mandatory

religious literacy curriculum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and Modesto, California


Wednesday February 26th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Stephen Peters

Studying Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal relationship building in the

intercultural speaking event: Proposed research and initial findings


Wednesday March 12th, 2014 4pm- 5:30pm

Nassim Noroozi

Counteracting Epistemic Totalitarianism and Weakening Mental Rigidities: The

Emancipatory Nature of Wonderment


Wednesday March 26th, 2014 4pm- 5:30pm

Pierre Lubin

More of the Same Haitian Schools Means Much More Mess for Haiti


Wednesday April 9th, 2014 12pm- 1:30pm

Lerona Dana Lewis

Student evaluations, a site of workplace micro-aggression: A metasynthesis of Qualitative Research

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