The Scene: The Role of Poetry in Youth's Lives

Check out a public presentation at OISE from a visiting Filipino-American scholar

About the presentation: It offers a glimpse of poetry in youth's lives, in particular how poetry across modes provides learning opportunities for youth to collaborate and participate in cultural production as a form of critical solidarity.

Korina Jocson's lecture on poetry in youth's lives

A Public Presentation

"From the Page to the Stage to the Screen: Youth Literacies and Critical Solidarity" by Korina Jocson

Assistant Professor of Education Washington University in St. Louis (USA)

October 11, 2012 (Thursday), 4-5 pm OISE University of Toronto, room 2-211 (2nd floor) 252 Bloor Street West | St. George subway stop

About Korina: She is the author of "Youth Poets: Empowering Literacies In and Out of Schools" (2008) and editor of "Cultural Transformations: Youth and Pedagogies of Possibility" (forthcoming). She completed her PhD in Education at the University of California, Berkeley and a three-year AERA-IES postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University. She taught in the June Jordan Poetry for the People Program.

Event Sponsors: - Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Social Justice Education - Centre for Integrative Anti-Racism Studies - Centre for Media and Culture in Education - Centre for Urban Schooling - Centre for Educational Research in Languages and Literacies

For more information, contact Roland Sintos Coloma (416) 978-0462 |