Many of us are struggling to adapt to a news cycle that, these days, regularly delivers disturbing and even horrifying news. Many of our students are struggling, too. They may have personal connections or reactions to a variety of things being talked about in the media: ongoing gun violence, and especially the recent attack against… Read more »
Posts Categorized: social justice
On Thursday, October 25th from 12:00 – 1:00pm, online via Zoom, CNDLS is pleased to offer Designing Accessible Courses in Canvas, a webinar introducing fundamental principles and best practices to improve the accessibility of course materials in Canvas.
While Georgetown students engage in a variety of courses with their own set of learning objectives, there is an overarching lesson that aims to teach students how to become responsible and active participants in civic life, and live generously in service to others. This is an integral piece of Georgetown’s mission statement, but it begs the question, how do we teach students to fulfill this responsibility?
CSJ and CNDLS Co-Host “Break the Silence” Teach-in as part of the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative, Featuring Dr. Ibram Kendi On Tuesday, January 10, over 65 faculty and staff gathered in the historic St. William Chapel in Copley Hall for the “Break the Silence” Teach-in, one of the many events in the University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative…. Read more »
CNDLS Fellow David Ebenbach (Center for Jewish Civilization) shares reflections on the importance and impact of knowing who your students are and where they come from. In my five-plus years here at Georgetown, I’ve been struck repeatedly by the significant and important presence military veterans have on our campus. My own writing classes have certainly benefited a… Read more »
On January 17, Georgetown is kicking off its annual “Let Freedom Ring!” initiative, a week of academic, artistic, and extracurricular programs honoring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Centered on his enduring legacy as a social change agent, the initiative asks the university community to reflect on Dr. King’s work as… Read more »