ARC Seminar: Cristian Aquino-Sterling: Developing and Assessing Spanish Competencies in Bilingual Teacher Education: Current Approaches and Future Directions Bilingual Education Teachers (English-Spanish) have been identified as generally exhibiting low levels of Spanish competencies. Given the importance of teachers’ academic language skills for advancing the language competencies and academic achievement of emergent bilingual students in K-12 … Continue reading "Cristian Aquino-Sterling: Developing and Assessing Spanish Competencies in Bilingual Teacher Education: Current Approaches and Future Directions"
ARC Seminar: Janet Elise Johnson: The Gender of Informal Politics: Evidence from Russia and Iceland Social scientists must re-conceptualize power to bring both informal politics and gender to the forefront. Scholars of post-Soviet hybrid regimes are innovatively theorizing the interplay between formal and informal institutions and networks. Feminist scholars have shown how these institutions and … Continue reading "Janet Elise Johnson: The Gender of Informal Politics: Evidence from Russia and Iceland"
ARC Seminar: Juliet Hooker: Black Lives Matter and the Paradoxes of Black Politics: From Democratic Sacrifice to Democratic Repair This presentation will explore the complex response to the current Black Lives Matter protests against police violence, which pose deeper questions about the forms of politics that black citizens—who are experiencing a defining moment of racial … Continue reading "Juliet Hooker: Black Lives Matter and the Paradoxes of Black Politics: From Democratic Sacrifice to Democratic Repair"
ARC Seminar: David Scott: The Life and Work of Stuart Hall This presentation will explore the relevance of Stuart Hall's Jamaica years for understanding his subsequent intellectual trajectory. The presentation will explore his familial context as well as the cultural-political context of the early years of decolonization. My work, especially since Refashioning Futures (1999) and Conscripts of Modernity (2004), … Continue reading "David Scott: The Life and Work of Stuart Hall"
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Photo credit: Stanford University Press Hotter and dryer than most parts of the world, the Middle East could soon see climate change exacerbate food and water shortages, aggravate social inequalities, … Continue reading "ARC Book Talk: The Power of Deserts by Dan Rabinowitz"
Zoom Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/ARC-Seminars Talk Description: In this talk, I will present the Digital Map of the Languages of New York, the product of a multi-year collaborative effort based at the Endangered Language Alliance to produce the heretofore most detailed map of linguistic diversity in a megacity. The map, based on Perlin & Kaufman 2019, … Continue reading "Mapping Language Ideology in New York City by Daniel Kaufman"
Photo Credit: ReadMedia Registration: https://tinyurl.com/ARC-Seminars Alan Kraut is American University Historian (and Hunter College of CUNY Alumnus) Professor Alan Kraut discusses the Impact of the 1918-19 Flu Epidemic on American Society, and lessons for the Current Situation.
Talk Title: The Deep Determinants of Inequality: The Dynamics of Plant Closures in the U.S. Tire Industry, 1966-2008 Registration: https://tinyurl.com/ARC-Seminars Description: It is well established that manufacturing plant closings are a major determinant of regional income inequality. This presentation examines the deep roots of capital mobility in the North American tire industry between 1966 and 2008. … Continue reading "ARC Seminar: The Deep Determinants of Inequality by Charles Post"
Photo Credit: NYU Press Date: October 23, 2020 Time: Friday 3pm Co-sponsored with the New York Immigration Seminar. Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/117467946791 In Stuck, Chin shows that there is a “bamboo ceiling” in the workplace, describing a corporate world where racial and ethnic inequalities prevent upward mobility. Drawing on interviews with second-generation Asian Americans, she examines why they … Continue reading "ARC Book Talk: Stuck by Margaret M. Chin"