Teaching after Charlottesville
The horrific events in Charlottesville bring forward, once more, compelling teaching opportunities. Our student surveys show that students want to have real conversations in the classroom about important moments like this one, but faculty members often feel unprepared. CAS Dean Yohuru Williams has noted regarding the removal of confederate monuments: “there are no two sides about it.” His commentary provides some helpful context for those seeking to learn more, and we have aggregated several more resources and ideas for teaching after Charlottesville.
- Charlottesville Syllabus: Readings on the History of Hate in America (JSTOR Daily)
- The Charlottesville Syllabus (Medium)
- Charlottesville: American Tragedy Redux (Inside Higher Education)
- Teaching Newsletter, August 17, 2017 (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
- Teaching after Charlottesville (Center for Teaching, Vanderbilt University)