WHAT The launch of a grassroots initiative to build community and support among first generation students and faculty who identify as coming from poverty or working class backgrounds. After this first gathering, monthly meetings will be held to further community and support students as they transition into and through university. Faculty members will play a … More Nov 1 Gathering – UVic
Doctoral research-in-progress: Pushing privileged pillars: An investigation of a real-time grassroots social activism initiative to increase retention and widen access to, and participation in, higher education for “poverty-class” students This research will be made public in real time
Call for Papers The International Society for the Study of Narrative annual conference University of Navarra Pamplona, Spain June 6-8, 2019 http://narrative.georgetown.edu/ Centring participants’ lived experiences: Narrative understandings of social inequality Session organizers: • Elaine Laberge, sociology phd student, vanier scholar (2018 – 2021) University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada • TBD Panel members: … More Call for papers: Centring participants’ lived experiences: Narrative understandings of social inequality
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Whose University is it Anyway? by Ron Srigley https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/whose-university-is-it-anyway/#! TOWARD THE END of his life George Orwell wrote, “By the age of 50, everyone has the face he deserves.” The same is true of societies and their universities. By the time a society reaches its prime, it has the university it deserves. We … More Whose University is it Anyway?
By Emily Badger and Margot Sanger-Katz Feb. 3, 2018 https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/02/03/upshot/medicaid-able-bodied-poor-politics.html?referer=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com The “able-bodied” are now everywhere among government programs for the poor, Republican officials point out. They’re on food stamps. They’re collecting welfare. They’re living in subsidized housing. And their numbers have swelled on Medicaid, a program that critics say was never designed to serve … More Who’s Able-Bodied Anyway? The 400-year history of how we talk about the deserving versus the undeserving poor.