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Sunday, July 22 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
GeekEd: University of Wakanda (Themyscira Semester Abroad)

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The success of Wonder Woman and Black Panther have resulted in passionate discussions on college campuses around the importance of representation and inclusivity, and they have created common touchpoints for engagement both inside and outside the classroom. When exploring cultures other than their own, how can students have a true immersive experience rather than being colonizers? What courses and campus programs have been designed in reference to these and other stories? Higher-education professionals explore cultural identity issues in pop culture and discuss how they use this intersection to engage students at colleges and universities. Higher education professionals Alfred Day (UC Berkeley), Adrian Purdue (UCLA), Emily Sandoval (University of Southern California), and Rod Santos (UC Berkeley) explore cultural identity issues in pop culture and discuss how they use this intersection to engage students at colleges and universities.

Sunday July 22, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Shiley Special Events Suite, San Diego Central Library

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