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This spring, the following course is being offered at Teachers College based on the ideas of cinematic education: Problems in Art Education: Film, Politics, Art & Education A&HG 6580.001/CRN TBA Spring 2005, Two Weekends April 2 & 3; April 16 & 17 Sat/Sun: 9:30-4:30 Available for 2-3 credits @$875 per credit or 1.5 CEU’s @$350 (plus special fee of $40) Instructor: Kelvin Shawn Sealey Email: firstname.lastname@example.org How do the worlds of politics and pop culture converge, The Film & Education and what can that encounter mean for educators? Popular culture Research Academy (FERA) A research unit of is increasingly impinging on the world of education through multinational channels of mass communication. Domestic and Presents international political agendas often find outlet through music, film and television, affecting the vocabulary, knowledge, and common sense that students bring to their education. This course will explore the nexus of domestic and international politics and education, with film as the primary lens through which to under- stand these concepts. Using case studies, pedagogical experiments and curricular explorations, we will interrogate popular culture and A Campus Talkshow the many political dynamics operating within and through it, while seeking to interpret cinematic texts in ways that enhance their Bodies in Motion: Images of Women in Film & Video practical applicability in classroom teaching. with Kelvin Shawn Sealey INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES and guests The College will make reasonable accommodations for persons with documented Hyun Kyung Chung disabilities. Students are encouraged to contact the office of Access and Services bell hooks for Individuals with Disabilities for information about registration (166 Thorndike Gloria Steinem Hall). Services are available only to students who are registered and submit appropriate documentation. Wednesday, November 3, 2004 Miller Theater, Columbia University The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation FERA FILM & EDUCATION RESEARCH ACADEMY TEACHERS COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY For more course information contact: 800.209.1245 The Center for Educational Outreach & Innovation www.tc.columbia.edu/ceoi TEACHERS COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Associate Professor of Ecumenical Theology at Union The Film & Education Research Academy was founded by: Theological Seminary in New York City, Hyun Kyung Chung graduated from Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, Korea with the B.A. (1979) and the M.A. (1981). She holds the M.Div. from the School of Theology at Claremont (1984), a diploma from the From age 6-16 John Broughton was the Cinema Paradiso style Women’s Theological Center in Boston (1984), and the M.Phil projector boy for a film society in rural England, and by 17 was (1987) and Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary (1989). She is official festival film reviewer for the British National Film Theatre. a lay theologian of the Presbyterian Church of Korea. Her From journalism he moved to the study of psychology at teaching and research interests include feminist and Cambridge University, and thence to Harvard for doctoral eco-feminist theologies and spiritualities from Asia, Africa and studies in adolescent worldviews and moral development. He Latin America; Christian Buddhist dialogue, various Zen meditations; disease and healing in varied has published two books on developmental psychology and is religious backgrounds; mysticism and revolutionary social change; Goddesses and women’s liberation now interim director of Cultural Studies in the department of in Asia; as well as the history and critical issues of various ecumenical, Asian Christian theologies (e.g., Arts and Humanities at Teachers College, where he teaches Minjung theology, EATWOT theology, Gospel and Culture, inter-religious dialogue). Chung synthesizes courses on youth, pop culture, high technology, violence, gender, the wisdom of the worldwide people’s movement, spiritual legacies of Asian religious traditions, critical and diversity. Dr. Broughton has also initiated a data-base project at Columbia for archiving multimedia academic analysis and the world of the arts in her theology. In addition to numerous articles, Chung is materials for classroom and student use. A budding videographer, he assists in the media lab at the author of Struggling to be the Sun Again: Introducing Asian Women’s Theology, In the End, the Beauty Saves Elizabeth Irwin High School in Soho. Us All, Vol. I & II, Letter from the Future: Goddess-Spell According to Hyun Kyung, and Hyun Kyung and Alice’s Fabulous Love Affair with God (with Alice Walker). Kelvin Shawn Sealey has been an educator for twelve years, Acclaimed visionary, cultural critic and feminist theorist, bell working as a consultant, secondary school teacher and hooks was born and raised in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. She administrator, and university adjunct lecturer, with specialties in received her B.A. from Stanford University, where, at the age of American history, Media and Communication history, Cultural twenty, she published her first book: the groundbreaking Studies and Philanthropy and Social Enterprise. He is currently feminist treatise Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism. Bell an interdisciplinary program doctoral candidate, combining received her M.A. from the University of Wisconsin and her Ph.D. International and Comparative Education and Cultural Studies at from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Previously a Teachers College, Columbia University. Also at Teachers College, professor in the English departments at Yale University and he has taught several courses on the use of feature film in Oberlin College, hooks is now a distinguished Professor of classroom teaching, and has recently joined the adjunct faculty English at the City University of New York. hooks is hailed as one of Eugene Lang College of New School University. Sealey has held teaching positions at the Packer of the foremost intellectual voices on race in America. Publishers Weekly rated hooks’ Ain’t I a Woman Collegiate Institute, Hunter College and York College. He recently co-founded, with John Broughton, the one of the most influential women’s books of the last twenty years. Atlantic Monthly named bell one of Film & Education Research Academy at Teachers College to advance research and practice around the the New Intellectuals who are “bringing moral imagination and critical intelligence to bear on the use of film in pedagogy. His publications include the texts Restoring Hope, edited with Princeton scholar defining American matter of race.” A prolific writer, she is the author of more than seventeen books Cornel West, A Reader in Social Enterprise, and A Reader in Media Studies. Sealey holds a BA in Economics including Black Looks, Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom, Reel to Real, All About from the University of Toronto, and an Ed.M from Teachers College, Columbia University. Love: New Visions, and Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center. Gloria Steinem is one of the most influential writers, lecturers, editors, and activists of our time. Steinem helped found CITIZEN is a production of FERA, the Film & Education Research Academy at Teachers College, Columbia numerous national organizations including the Women’s Action University. It is intended as a vehicle to broaden understanding of cinematic education – teaching and Alliance, the National Women’s Political Caucus, Voters for Choice, learning infused with the moving image – while catalyzing public discourse on issues of national Choice USA, and the Ms. Foundation for Women. As a freelance import as they relate to contemporary citizenship. writer, she has published in Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, and numerous women’s magazines. Her books include Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, Outrageous Acts and Project CITIZEN is generously supported by: Everyday Rebellions, Moving Beyond Words, and Marilyn: Norma Jean, on the life of Marilyn Monroe. Her writing also appears in Arthur Levine, President, Teachers College many anthologies and textbooks. Steinem has received numerous awards, including the Penney- Darlyne Bailey, VP of Administration & Dean of the College, Teachers College Missouri Journalism Award, the Front Page and Clarion awards, National Magazine awards, and an Janice Robinson, Office of the President, Community & Diversity, Teachers College Emmy Citation for excellence in television writing. Parenting magazine selected her for its Lifetime MaryRose Barranco Morris, Interim Director, CEO&I, Director of Lifelong Learning, Teachers College Achievement Award in 1995 for her work in promoting girls’ self-esteem, and Biography magazine Farah Jasmine Griffin, Director, Institute for Research In African-American Studies, Columbia University listed her as one of the 25 most influential women in America. In 1993, she was inducted into the The Barnard Center for Research on Women, Barnard College National Women’s Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York. Ms. Steinem graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Michael Andrews Audio Visual Services, Inc. Smith College in 1956.