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Unbundling the Teacher: Race, Hypervisibility, and Affective Labor in New Orleans Charter Schools

Join the School of Education's Early Career Faculty for a Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture by Christien Tompkins.
Date
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Time
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location
159 Education Building
Description
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the state of Louisiana took control of nearly all New Orleans public schools, with the intention of converting them to privately managed charter schools.

In this talk, Christien Tompkins will examine the effects of the reform on teaching, racialized exclusion, and selective inclusion of black, local and veteran educators.

Christien Tompkins is an assistant professor of anthropology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.

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