Foster Care Film Series and the Re-making of Family and Home

Last month, we hosted filmmaker Yasmin Mistry and two of the participants in her films, Charell Star and Kim Flodin, for an interactive screening of three short films that are the first in a larger series being produced by Mistry, the Director of Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project. The films are based on interviews that Mistry conducted with individuals – current and former foster … Continue reading Foster Care Film Series and the Re-making of Family and Home

#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 and identity, and research on language and culture, and more … Continue reading #VisualEthnography Series continues this week with Prof. Stanton Wortham

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 American With Bill Moyers.” Their film revealed the stark contrast … Continue reading Screening of EVC’s “Unequal Education Revisited”