By: Roy Chebaclo Today in class, my classmates and I had a large group discussion where we shared our writing from the weekend. The writing was from an assignment where we had the opportunity to engage with a character from Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, the novel we are currently reading, on a personal/first-person basis. ThisContinue reading “Why Making Assumptions is Dangerous: An Example From Class”
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Winter Rolls Right Around the Corner: How family gender roles are amplified in the winter
by: Kathryn Kaiser With winter coming right around the corner, all the many joys (and chores) of the season are going to be brought back into our lives. Along with the hot cocoa, steaming cider, snowmen, and ice skating comes snowy driveways, decorating, cold drafts, and icy walks, creating more work to be done insideContinue reading “Winter Rolls Right Around the Corner: How family gender roles are amplified in the winter”
Nature vs Nurture: What Do Parents Think?
Last week in class we had a long conversation about Hanif Kureishi’s “My Son the Fanatic” and what it shows about religion and parenting. The first time reading through the story we read about a boy, Ali, who begins to show a difference in attitude. His father, Parvez, was curious as to why these changesContinue reading “Nature vs Nurture: What Do Parents Think?”