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2021


Critical Interventions into the Single Story of Africa

Pearl Jonas
Keywords: Africa, African American History, Bias, Culture, Identity, Music, narrative, perspective, project-based, Single story, stereotypes, storytelling

A Voice of My Own: Defining Epistemic Injustice in The House on Mango Street

Keeler Park
Keywords: book study, collaborative reading, Creative Writing, Culture, ethnicity, gender, igno-rance, immigrant experience, injustice, knowledge, lan-guage arts, literacy, philosophy, social class, social justice, society, The House on Mango Street, women empowerment, writing project

Tangible History: Engaging Students Through Art of Indigenous Cultures

Alima McKnight
Keywords: appreciation, appropriation, Art, Blackfoot, Culture, design, hands-on, Indigenous, Native American, Navajo, pottery, Pueblo, symbols, teepees, textiles, weaving

Gathering Clay: Community Poetry, Individual Grace, and the Limitations of Language

Greg Probst
Keywords: Art, artifacts, community, Creative Writing, Culture, English Language Arts, High School, Indigenous, individuality, louise erdrich, Native American, Navajo, neoindigenous, philly, poetry, Pueblo, society, south philadelphia, southwestern

2020


Establishing Inclusion and Belonging in a Globalized City

Amanda Fiegel
Keywords: belonging, brain drain, brain waste, care drain, city space, Culture, discrimination, globalization, Identity, immigration, Marxism, public and private spheres, push and pull factors, Social Identity Theory, spatial immobility, structural violence and, xenophobia

2019


Exploring Culture and Storytelling with Fairy Tales

Cher Baylor
Keywords: Culture, fairy tales, social studies, storytelling

Tell Your Truth: Showing Your Story Through Symbols

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Culture, Middle East, South Asia, stories, symbols, Visual Art

Chasing Cinderella: Following One Story Around the World

Phyllis Zimmer
Keywords: cinderella, Culture, PBL, Philadelphia, stories

La Comida y la Cultura

Sean Carr
Keywords: Culture, Food, Mexico, Peri, Spanish

On the Table: An Exploration of Culture, Class, and Stereotypes through Food

Alison R. Marzuoli
Keywords: class, Culture, fast food, Food, McDonalds, stereotypes

2017


Put Yourself Out There: Identity, Genre, and Concert Production in Music Ensemble Performance

Walter Bechtold
Keywords: Arranging, Band, Culture, Genre, Grade 7-12, High School, Identity, Instrumental Music, Middle School, Music, Music Technology, Orchestra, Performance, Popular Music, social studies

I Am Malala: Mindfulness and Community Service

Cara Wallin
Keywords: community service, Culture, fundraising, I am Malala, Personal Growth

Investigating Religious and Cultural Spending Trends

Catherine Michini
Keywords: cross, Culture, Social and cross-cultural skills, social studies, World religions

2014


The Progression from Ancestral Pueblo to Pueblo of Today

Cara Wallin
Keywords: Ancestral Pueblo, cliff dwellings, Culture, four corners, History, Pueblo Indians

2011


Moved by the Music: A Musical Journey in West African and African American Music

Donna M. Rohanna
Keywords: African American music, Culture, Music, West Africa

2008


Latino Immigrants and Communities in Philadelphia

Alison McCartney
Keywords: building community, Critical thinking, Culture, English, group work, immigration process, interdisciplinary skills, Latino, Latinos in Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, social studies, stereotypes, World Language

Crossing Borders and Crossing Time: A Tableau of African Immigration and Migration in America

Stacia D. Parker
Keywords: Africa, African Diaspora, cultural traditions, Culture, immigrants, journey, languages, Liberia, memoirs, migrants, migratory experiences, oral history, Senegal, Sierra Leone, social traditions, trasnformation, tribes, world history

2007


Masquerading in Western Africa

Janice D. Williamson
Keywords: Africa, Art, Culture, customs, dance, Music

Strange Fruit – Metaphors, Music and Place – Jazz and Hip Hop as Reflective of the Times

Samuel A. Reed, III
Keywords: Art, Culture, hip-hop, Jazz, lyrics, Music, popular culture, Reading, social studies, society, videos, writing

The Life and Work of Dox Thrash: An Expression of Identity

Pamela Toller
Keywords: African American art, African American History, Art, cultural climate, Culture, Dox Thrash, History, political climate, social climate