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A head shot of Korina Jocson.From the Page to the Stage to the Screen:

Youth Literacies and Critical Solidarity

A Public Presentation by Korina Jocson

Korina Jocson                                                                                       

Assistant Professor of Education                                                        

Washington University in St. Louis (USA)


Thursday, October 11, 2012, 4-5 pm                                                                                       

OISE University of Toronto | Room 2-211 (2nd Floor)                                                                     

252 Bloor Street West | St. George Subway Stop

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.

About Jocson: 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 | Roland Coloma

Publicity Flyer for the Event (Opens in PDF)