The University Worth Fighting For

Once again in 2017-2018, the Futures Initiative will partner with HASTAC to offer events, webinars, and Twitter chats designed to tie student-centered, engaged pedagogical practices to institutional change and social justice. All are welcome to contribute to this conversation. We will share details on the Futures Initiative and HASTAC websites about how to participate in each event and conversation that we host.

Events will be livestreamed at Details will be announced on the Futures Initiative and HASTAC websites

2017-2018 University Worth Fighting For Events

September 11: Queer Pedagogies and Pedagogy for LGBTQ Instructors
November 6: The New Education
February 8: Co-Creating Collaborative Communities of Social Change
March 28: Spring Symposium

2016-2017 University Worth Fighting For Events

Racism, Xenophobia, Populism: The Miseducation of the PublicGoogle DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify
Enacting a Different STEM: Building Equitable Futures Beyond “Diversity” Google Doc Twitter ChatVideo Storify
Media BlacknessGoogle DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify
Accessibility, Mobility, and DesignGoogle DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify
Global Perspectives on the Fight for Higher Education Google DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify
Spring Symposium Google Doc Storify

2015-2016 University Worth Fighting For Events

Towards a Pedagogy of EqualityGoogle DocForumVideoStorify
Peer Mentoring and Student-Centered LearningGoogle DocForumVideo
Teaching the Humanities as a Survival SkillGoogle DocForumVideoStorify
On and Off the Tenure Track: Careers Paths and Hiring PracticesGoogle DocForumVideoStorify
Ideas in Circulation: Open Scholarship for Social JusticeGoogle DocForumVideoStorify
Measuring What Counts: Credentials or Learning?Google DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify
Teaching as Social Justice: Equity, Diversity, RaceGoogle DocTwitter ChatVideoStorify