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This edition: "Dead White Men" and the Community College: Bringing the Columbia Core to CUNY

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Episode Details

First aired: October 23, 2018.

The Columbia University Core Curriculum, developed in 1919, continues to be criticized for promoting Eurocentric societies and western values. A project designed at Hostos Community College brings a version of this curriculum to low-income minority students at Hostos and campuses across CUNY. EdCast examines how these texts speak to these students. Hostos professors and students join Dr. Linda Hirsch for a look at how community college students have responded to these works.

Guests: Professor Andrea Fabrizio and Professor Gregory Marks, English Department, Hostos Community College
Hostos Students: Mayra Saavedra and Elisheva Santiago

Guest List

Andrea Fabrizio Hostos Community College/CUNY

Gregory Marks English Department, Hostos Community College/CUNY

Mayra Saavedra Hostos Student

Elisheva Santiago Hostos Student