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On Las Vegas, A Note about Our Upcoming Book Talk

Image credit: Dr. Klarevas appears on CBS News. Late Sunday night (October 1, 2017), one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history unfolded in Las Vegas, NV. Later this month, MASCLab is scheduled to host a book talk by Dr. Louis Klarevas, a scholar who has studied mass shootings in the United States extensively -- ...

MASCLab at TC’s Academic Festival

Thanks to everyone who attended our session at the annual Teachers College Academic Festival this past weekend! We had a full house with whom we shared snippets from some of our ongoing projects, including the new Masclab Podcast Series (link coming soon!), an article and upcoming AERA presentation on multimodal scholarship, research in community based settings ...

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#VisualEthnography Series continues this week with Prof. Stanton Wortham

Prof. Stanton Wortham is currently a Visiting Professor in the Anthropology and Education Program at Teachers College. He is on leave from his position as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a leading scholar on discourse analysis, narrative ...

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“Media as Scholarship” Roundtable at Diversity in Research and Practice Conference

Topic: "Media as Scholarship: Broadening the nature of academic practice and research" Time: 1:50 to 2:50 on Saturday, April 25th Where: TC- Grace Dodge 277 Roundtable Discussants: Professors Lalitha Vasudevan, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ansley Erickson, and Aaron Pallas Opening Question: “How does the practice of engaging multiple modes of inquiry, analysis, and representation allow for greater ...

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Screening of EVC’s “Unequal Education Revisited”

We are thrilled to be hosting the Premiere Screening "Unequal Education Revisited" -- an Educational Video Center film with strong thematic connections for those interested in teacher education, media education, literacy, curriculum studies, urban education, and adolescence, among others. Synopsis: In 1992, EVC's youth team produced Unequal Education for the national PBS series, "Listening to ...

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MASCLab launches!

Thanks to everyone who joined us today! Here's  a wordle based on the very abbreviated descriptions I jotted down as people were sharing their reasons for joining us. We're excited to keep thinking and talking together and more updates will be coming your way... For now, please remember: we'll reconvene next Monday at 12:30 in 322 TH ...

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at Teachers College, Columbia University