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what is #syllabus?
This type of open source format is heavily rooted in black intellectual thought. When Dr. Marcia Chatelain, professor of History at Georgetown University, tweeted the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus a movement began on Twitter and Facebook. The utilization of a public space to gather information is a decolonizing act and “crowd-sourced syllabi are acts of resistance."
The #syllabi named below is not an exhaustive list. If you have suggestions, please email dowellml@beloit to have them added.
Racism Review has the Hashtag Syllabus Project. It serves as central hub for many of the recent hashtag syllabus projects popping up on the corners of web.
POC Online Classroom is a collection of resources, syllabi, and zines curated by and for people of color.
Essential topics, readings, and multimedia that provide historical context to current debates over immigration reform, integration, and citizenship.
#NODAPL Syllabus Project
As Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars and organizers who engage in studies of Indigenous life, politics, and education, settler colonialism, and decolonization, we stand in solidarity with the Indigenous struggle to stop the 1,172 mile Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Hidden Figures Syllabus will recognize and celebrate powerful Black women from across the African diaspora, whose work is often erased from history.
The Charlottesville Syllabus is a resource created by the Graduate Student Coalition for Liberation to be used to educate readers about the long history of white supremacy in Charlottesville, Virginia.
This syllabus project contributes to the already substantial work of the Sacred Stones Camp, Red Warrior Camp, and the Oceti Sakowin Camp to resist the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatens traditional and treaty-guaranteed Great Sioux Nation territory.
The syllabus is an integral part of the Trans Justice initiative launched in 2016 Dr. Eric Grollman and Dr. Laurel Westbrook to advance public understanding of transgender issues, to support trans studies scholars, and to eliminate bias against transgender and non-binary people in the discipline.