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Choo, Suzanne S. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
When world literature as a subject was introduced to schools and colleges in the United States during the 1920s, its early curriculum was premised on the notion of bounded territoriality which assumes that identities of individuals, cultures, and nation-states are fixed, determinable, and independent. The intensification of global mobility in an…
Descriptors: World Literature, Curriculum, Cultural Pluralism, Imagination
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Hull, Glynda A.; Stornaiuolo, Amy – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
How are identities as cosmopolitan citizens realized in practice, and how can dialogue be fostered across differences in culture, language, ideology, and geography? More particularly, how might young people be positioned to develop effective and ethical responses, in our digital age, to local and global concerns? Such are the questions we…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Literacy, Social Networks, Global Approach
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Jacobs, Benjamin M. – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
This document-based historical study looks back at the early years of the social foundations of education program that originated at Teachers College, Columbia University, in the 1930s-1940s, and focuses on the sociopolitical, intellectual, and educational currents that helped bring it about. Drawing on archival materials and published monographs…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Teacher Education, Educational History, Social Studies
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Springgay, Stephanie – Curriculum Inquiry, 2011
Thinking through affective theories by Alfred North Whitehead, Giles Deleuze, and Brian Massumi, this paper proposes an understanding of pedagogy that is sensational. To consider affective theories and their implications for educational research, I engage with a relational artwork, "The Chinatown Foray," by Toronto-based artist Diane…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Artists, Instruction, Models