Seminar on Practical Ethics: Pedagogy and the Capitalist University

Arrighi Center Fall 2016 General Seminar

(All sessions Friday 1-3 p.m. in 526 Mergenthaler unless otherwise noted.)

Friday, Sept. 16: Readings on the Capitalist University

Readings: Christopher Newfield, Unmaking the Public University: The Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class, Harvard University Press, 2008; and Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira, editors, The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent, University of Minnesota Press, 2011. [Both books are available on reserve at the JHU Library; selections available on the seminar’s Blackboard site]

Friday, Sept. 30: Community Based Learning/Community Engaged Research

View the flier for the Sept. 30 session.

Robbie Shilliam, University of London Queen Mary
Daniel Pasciuti, Georgia State University
R. Tyler Derreth, Penn State University
Lester Spence, Gia Grier McGinnis, Johns Hopkins University
1-3 p.m., 526 Mergenthaler

Friday, Oct. 28: Poetry and Community-Based Learning

Mark Nowak and Dora Malech, Johns Hopkins University
1-3 p.m., 526 Mergenthaler

Poetry Reading: Mark Nowak
7:30 p.m., Red Emma’s Cafe & Books

Reading: Work, Experiment, and Solidarity: The Transformatory Poetics of Mark Novak, by Gavin Goodwin

Friday, Nov. 4: Policy Oriented Research

George Steinmetz, University of Michigan
1-3 p.m., 526 Mergenthaler

Reading: Historical Sociology, Ethics, Policy, and Politics, by George Steinmetz

Friday, Nov. 11: Hopkins as Landlord

Josh Garoon, University of Wisconsin
Aaron Begg, Johns Hopkins University
Toby Huttner, Johns Hopkins University
Chris Westcott, Johns Hopkins University
1-3 p.m., 526 Mergenthaler

Friday, Dec. 9: Final Discussion—Lessons and Future Directions