Call for Papers - Hip-Hop Education Think Tank II
Call for Papers
Hip-Hop Education Think Tank II
DEADLINE: August 31, 2012
The Hip-Hop Education Center (HHEC), Columbia University’s Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME), and New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education (Metro Center) are issuing a call for papers that will address central themes of interest to teachers, activists, academics, and organic intellectuals. The call for papers encourages the submission of conceptual papers, quantitative and/or qualitative research papers, as well as case studies and practitioner contributions that creatively suggest a number of solutions. To read more about the specific themes and questions papers should address in addition to specific details, click here.
- Defining the Field - What is Hip-Hop Education? What does Hip-Hop pedagogy include?
- Standardization - How can we pay respect to the Hip-Hop pioneers and acknowledge emerging and seasoned practitioners in the field?
- Evaluation - Can we use traditional evaluation methods to measure the impact of Hip-Hop Education programs? What is the most effective method(s) for evaluating Hip-Hop Education programs?
- Sustainability - What effective funding models exist?
- Accountability - What effective infrastructure models exist that hold practitioners accountable?
- Certification - What should a Hip-Hop teaching certificate look like?
- Fifth Element - How does Hip-Hop negotiate the relationship between resistance and education?
- Action Research Projects - What youth action research projects in classrooms make the best impact?
- Professionalization - Can Hip-Hop Education be professionalized as a field? What would it gain? What would it lose? How do artists, teachers and students negotiate power within their organizations?
- Archiving and Preservation - What methods, tools, and resources exist/should be in place for archiving and preserving Hip-Hop-based education?