Category Archive: Social Identity Work

“Let Me Pump Ya Brakes”

A Short Film About a Young Artist Collective Who is Redefining “Cool” by Challenging Stereotypes and Assumptions about Urban Youth’s Relationship to Hip Hop For two hours this past Wednesday evening, I had the privilege of watching 19… Continue reading

“Where I’m From” Project

  In this short multimodal piece entitled, “Where I’m From,” I use still and moving images, music, and my own voice to simultaneously illustrate and interrogate what “from” means in relation to my social… Continue reading

Final Reflection for “Storying Educational Lives” (Spring 2012)

I have been doing a lot of reflecting on this year in the past two weeks, more reflecting than I tend to do when an academic year comes to a close. While I… Continue reading

The Need to Educate the Rich Kids of Instagram

There is a new Tumblr page that has been getting quite a bit of attention in the last few weeks. It’s got an unoriginal, yet strangely catchy title that would cause almost anyone to click… Continue reading

Visual & Written Story 4: Where I Am Now

Where I Am Now   Yesterday I completed my first semester as a teaching assistant. While my only major responsibility as the TA was responding to the students’ weekly reading responses, there were… Continue reading

Visual & Written Story #1: School/Life Balance

Visual Story #1 for my art education class. In it I explore and try to communicate the significance of two major parts of my life: social and school.  School/Life Balance It’s only recently… Continue reading