Tag Archives: identity
[ September 22, 2014 to September 30, 2014. ] The editors of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies are seeking articles for a special issue on “Law, Religion and Disability.”
The editors are seeking articles that articulate the diverse perspectives of disability studies as it relates both to law and religion. There are multiple ways the religion, law and disability intersect with one another. The [...]
CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Essays for Publication on “African Sacred Spaces: Culture, History, and Change.”
[ January 10, 2014 to January 31, 2014. ] Not much has been written about the nexus between spatiality and spirituality in the African experience. Where space has been the subject of intellectual/academic scrutiny, it has often been through sociopolitical prisms. The purpose of this collection of essays is to expand the conversation, through rigorous interdisciplinary scholarly discourse, to cover the centrality of space [...]
[ March 25, 2013 to April 19, 2013. ] The UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society,” to be held 25 August – 1 September 2013, in Antwerp, Belgium) focuses on the topic of Religion, Reform and the Challenge of Plurality. The school will research processes of change that arise in the interaction between religions and societies in contexts of plurality – especially and [...]
Some of the major issues that this text focuses on are identity, belonging, participation and engagement in multi-faith and multicultural UK, handling of the sometimes difficult issues that arise when dealing with faith and citizenship in the classroom, theoretical underpining of tackling these issues within the framework of the school curiculum and resources that can [...]
The theme of this unit is tolerance and respect for dignity and identity within the peace education framework with an emphasis on identities and common human dignities. It thus explores notions of identity in its different contexts. Learning objectives include knowledge of the other and the self and the story of Anne Frank, development of [...]
In this exercise, students think about their lives, their identities and experiences that have been particularly meaningful in bringing them to who they are now, and in developing their interest in leadership. The exercise emphasizes “journey” and experiences over time, helping students see the impact of experience on identity formation and on current perceptions.
Students interview their families about an important holiday or tradition and create poems about these celebrations to the accompaniment of handmade musical instruments.
Students will learn about stereotypes as well as how to identify and challenge their own biases. Students will also make connections to religion as an important aspect of identity and an influence within the realm of Hip-Hop.