Welcome to Reassessing Inequality & Reimagining the 21st Century: East Harlem Focus. Please see our introduction to the seminar and get started! (Image credit: Edwin Mayorga)
Getting Started and Getting Acquainted
To get started, we invite you to read through the schedule, familiarize yourself with this course site, with East Harlem, and introduce yourself to fellow participants. (Image credit: InQ13 Course Flickr)
Why East Harlem?
East Harlem has a long history of engaged, citizen activism and a rich multicultural heritage which faces new challenges and brings new gifts to the 21st century. (Image credit: Edwin Mayorga)
Prep for Module 10: “Decolonizing Methodologies”
Review the required and suggested readings for this week’s Module 10 here: http://inq13.gc.cuny.edu/module-10/. Share the learning with someone else, gather at a local cafe and discuss the readings. (Image from #InQ13 Flickr group)
Digital Activism and Community Partnerships
A strong focus of the course is exploring community-academic partnerships that promote social justice in the 21st Century. Read Wilneida Negrón’s post about digital activism and community partnerships. (Image credit: Capital New York)
How do we understand inequality in the 21st century? What can East Harlem teach everyone? We want to understand and transform entrenched systems of inequality by connecting academic researchers, activists, and community members.
This seminar is organized as a participatory, open, online course ("POOC"). Everyone who registers is invited to create knowledge through digital technologies, informed by community participation.
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