Keynote: Annotation and the Social Prize of Educational Dignity
12–1pm ET, Wednesday 23 June 2021
Director Manuel Espinoza and Senior Research Associate Frida Silva describe how the Right2Learn Dignity Lab organized "annotation ensembles" in order to create a dignity handbook. A cultural history of a single annotation is shared. The group's current efforts to amend the "education clause" of the Colorado constitution are discussed in detail.
- Manuel Luis Espinoza (he/him), Associate Professor, CU Denver/Director, Right2Learn Dignity Lab: Manuel Luis Espinoza was born and raised in the Five Points and Curtis Park neighborhoods of Denver, Colorado. A son of Mexican immigrants, he is also a child of desegregation (Keyes v. Denver School District No. 1, 1973). He is an Associate Professor, an anthropologist of education, and Director of the Right2Learn Dignity Lab, which is now entering its 15th year of existence.
- Frida Silva (she/her), Senior Research Associate, Right2Learn Dignity Lab: Frida Silva is a proud, first-generation college graduate of the University of Colorado Denver. Now in her fifth year with RIght2Learn, she is a Senior Research Associate specializing in writing and developing the group’s digital presence.
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