Book Talk – October 29, 2018

Come join MASCLab and hear author, Steven Goodman, talk about his book, “It’s Not About Grit: Trauma, Inequity, and the Power of Transformative Teaching.” Goodman is the founding director of Educational Video Center, “a non-profit youth media organization dedicated to teaching documentary video as a means to develop the artistic, critical literacy, and career skills of young people, while nurturing their idealism and commitment to … Continue reading Book Talk – October 29, 2018

ICYMI: Rampage Nation – book talk w/Louis Klarevas (video)

Click below for video from last week’s conversation with Louis Klarevas, who joined Teachers College professors Sonali Rajan and Lalitha Vasudevan to discuss his book, Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings. Among the topics covered were characteristics of mass shootings and the perpetrators, the history of gun control legislation, current gun laws, guns in school, and the need to fund more comprehensive research about mass … Continue reading ICYMI: Rampage Nation – book talk w/Louis Klarevas (video)

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 — their causes, surrounding and compounding factors, and the rippling impacts … Continue reading On Las Vegas, A Note about Our Upcoming Book Talk