Feed on
Posts
Comments

Category Archive for '17 History and Critical Pedagogy'

“The Hunt for Mas Selamat” Sonny Liew From Liquid City Volume 2 (Image Comics, 2010) Used with Permission from Artist

Read Full Post »

“History Education, Graphic Novels & Historical Thinking”   Joseph Tham    Comics’ socio-cultural status have been gradually elevated in the form of graphic novels since the late 1980s. This meant that sequential art as a genre was able to break out of a traditionally ghettoised corner. The fact that many bookstores have a dedicated section […]

Read Full Post »

“Writing Emergency: Teaching Singapore Literature in an Historical Frame”   Philip Holden   Literature and history have been uneasy companions for a very long time. Confucians and Platonists have been sceptical about the distance of literary texts from the truth: Aristotelians, in contrast, have seen literary texts as embodying higher truths to which history cannot […]

Read Full Post »

“Teaching the Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye”   Angelia Poon   One of the most rewarding Literature lessons I have taught in the last two years has centered around Sonny Liew’s The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. I have assigned the book for undergraduate and Masters-level classes as part of thirteen-week courses with […]

Read Full Post »

“Editorial: Critical Pedagogy”   Chua Beng Huat     In principle, any material objects can be used for pedagogical purposes, depending on what knowledge is to be communicated and acquired. The selection and use of a particular material is therefore necessarily ideological. Furthermore, the ideological intentions of the selector is unavoidable embedded in the selected […]

Read Full Post »

Introduction: History and Critical Pedagogy     11 years and 17 issues in, s/pores is still obsessed with history. But it can’t really be helped. Quite a few of us who work on s/pores? have taught history in one capacity or another. As someone who have taught history in schools, I am always interested in […]

Read Full Post »