P24 - Encountering reality as crisis (2021)

  • Conference Panel
  • 1h 45m

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Panel 24 - Encountering reality as crisis: documentary, ethnographic media and education

Convenors: Toma Peiu (University of Colorado Boulder), Luiza Parvu (University of Colorado Boulder)

Short abstract: Documentary and ethnographic media have gained visibility in university curricula across the humanities, arts and social sciences. They are often employed by complex or educators to discuss ways of looking at reality. How do they help us build robust conversations in an academic setting?


  • Decolonising Minds and Curriculums: Critical Pedagogy, Ethnographic Filmmaking and Activist Scholarship at the Time of Political Conflict in the Kurdish Region of Turkey
    Author: Mehmet Kurt (LSE)

  • Learning at the intersection of critical pedagogy and ethnographic media
    Author: Sander Holsgens (Leiden University University of Groningen)

  • Critical Pedagogy and Nonfiction Worldbuilding in Documentary Media Poetics
    Author: Eric Coombs Esmail (University of Colorado Boulder)

  • Reimagining the Archive: Interactive Documentary as a Site of Suppressed Histories
    Author: Amir Husak (The New School)

  • The Classroom is the Field: Production Dialectics and Coping with Documentary
    Author: Luiza Parvu (University of Colorado Boulder), Toma Peiu (University of Colorado Boulder)

A live discussion with the contributors will take place on Zoom on Saturday 20 March, 17:00 - 17:50 UTC. Find the papers’ abstracts and a link to join the live discussion here.

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