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Infusing Care and Gender Equity Into Language Teaching


When: Thursday, January 26, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Rana Raddawi  

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Sponsor: Language Curricula and Gender Equality Global Working Group

Category: Global & Civic Engagement, Lectures & Meetings


This session will explore the Equity/Care matrix and its gender implications for language teaching. We will discuss the praxis of Intentionally Equitable Hospitality and how it can be applied to enhance gender equity in the language classroom. Finally, we will consider ways to enhance students' criticality such as Women's Ways of Knowing. Come ready to share from your own experience with other participants.

Maha Bali is Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She is co-founder of and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound (an equity-focused, open, connected intercultural learning curriculum). She writes and speaks frequently about social justice, critical pedagogy, and open and online education.

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