Dr. Eddy Alvarez, Jr., Assistant Professor, Africana and Latino Studies, Women and Gender Studies Affiliate, has an article entitled “Teaching Ethnic Studies through SWAPA from California to New York: The Classroom as Healing Space” published in “White” Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies Volume 2, by Praeger Press, and edited by Denise M. Sandoval, Anthony J. Ratcliff, Tracy Lachica Buenavista, and James R. Marín.
The article, which is part two of another one published in Aztlan, discusses the function and impact of using SWAPA (Spoken-Word-Art-Performance- as-Activism) as a pedagogical tool and source of healing from historical, personal and institutional trauma. It highlights the successes and challenges of employing this method at SUNY Oneonta in two different Africana and Latino courses.
Learn more about the architecture and historical significance of beautiful Old Main in a presentation to be given by Alexandria Robison (History Major, Class of 2017) and Phil Bidwell (Office of Facilities and Safety) on Wednesday October 19 at 7PM in the Alden Room of Milne Library. Refreshments and Q&A will follow in 318 Milne. All are welcome.
Workplace Caregiver Education Series hosted by the Employee Assistance Program in partnership with Catskill Area Hospice and area agencies are offering a series of programs to the campus. See attached flyer for more information: workplace-lunch-series, and/or call Melissa Nicosia, EAP Coordinator at x2452. The NYS Employee Assistance Program is funded through negotiated agreements between the State of NY and CSEA, PEF, UUP,C82, DC37, NYSCOPBA & GSEU. GOER provides funding on behalf of M/C employees.