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Socially Just Trauma-Informed Responses To Covid-19 With Undocumented Communities, Daniela Dominguez Oct 2020

Socially Just Trauma-Informed Responses To Covid-19 With Undocumented Communities, Daniela Dominguez

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

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Introduction To The Issue: Evaluating The Psychological Impact Of Covid 19, Saera R. Khan, Christine J. Yeh Sep 2020

Introduction To The Issue: Evaluating The Psychological Impact Of Covid 19, Saera R. Khan, Christine J. Yeh

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Evaluating COVID 19 in its entirety is an enormous undertaking--one which will take many years and many scholars from every academic discipline to fully convey the impact of this disaster. In this three-part Special Issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship, we present current understandings of the immediate impact of COVID 19. The authors of these contributions participated in a webinar series produced by the University of San Francisco’s Center for Teaching Excellence and Center for Research, Artistic, and Scholarly Excellence in March through May 2020. Scholars from various academic sub-disciplines were invited to discuss the impact ...


Singing The Dark Times In There There, Rachel Brahinsky Feb 2020

Singing The Dark Times In There There, Rachel Brahinsky

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Rachel Brahinsky uses the Toni Morrison's ideas of map-making and place to consider Oakland as the center in Tommy Orange's There There.


Both And Neither, Sophie Engle Feb 2020

Both And Neither, Sophie Engle

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Sophie Engle writes about her experience with otherness and imposter syndrome in STEM.


Embodied Prayer In Tommy Orange’S There There: Reaching The All-The-Way-There Place, Christina Garcia Lopez Feb 2020

Embodied Prayer In Tommy Orange’S There There: Reaching The All-The-Way-There Place, Christina Garcia Lopez

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Christina Garcia Lopez considers embodied prayer as a place for belonging in There There by Tommy Orange instead of places that are geographically rooted.


Exploring Place And Identity In A Modern World: Usf Scholars Respond To There There By Tommy Orange, Saera R. Khan, Christine J. Yeh Feb 2020

Exploring Place And Identity In A Modern World: Usf Scholars Respond To There There By Tommy Orange, Saera R. Khan, Christine J. Yeh

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Using the novel as a source of inspiration, USF faculty across the university were invited to provide their research, artistic, and scholarly perspective through essays, reflections, or artistic pieces on themes about “place and identity in a modern world.”


“If We Learn For Ourselves, We Don’T Have To Be Taught”: Native Childhood And Pedagogies Of Becoming In Tommy Orange’S There There, Samira Abdur-Rahman Feb 2020

“If We Learn For Ourselves, We Don’T Have To Be Taught”: Native Childhood And Pedagogies Of Becoming In Tommy Orange’S There There, Samira Abdur-Rahman

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Samira Abdur-Rahman looks at how Native children and youth develop their identities in Tommy Orange's There There.


Parallel Worlds In Oakland, Rick Ayers Feb 2020

Parallel Worlds In Oakland, Rick Ayers

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Rick Ayers explores the layers of community and place in Oakland and how Tommy Orange's There There traces a world that Ayers did not know existed.


Memories, Stories, And The Search For Our Place, Monisha Bajaj Feb 2020

Memories, Stories, And The Search For Our Place, Monisha Bajaj

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Through the themes of home, displacement, and exile, Monisha Bajaj reflects on her family history and also her role as a scholar of migration and education in the Bay Area.


The Multifaceted Identity Of Trauma, Lisa De La Rue Feb 2020

The Multifaceted Identity Of Trauma, Lisa De La Rue

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Lisa de la Rue looks at the visibility and invisibility of communities of color in the Bay Area and the impact on an individual's identity.


There There: Tracing Structural Discrimination, Health, Identity, And Resilience, Erin Grinshteyn Feb 2020

There There: Tracing Structural Discrimination, Health, Identity, And Resilience, Erin Grinshteyn

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Erin Grinshteyn outlines structural discrimination and resulting health disparities in Native American populations in There There by Tommy Orange.


Emerging From Collective Derailment, Saera R. Khan Feb 2020

Emerging From Collective Derailment, Saera R. Khan

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Saera Khan outlines collective derailment in the characters of There There by Tommy Orange.


Exploring Place And Identities In A Modern World: The Power Of Stories, Marisa Knight Feb 2020

Exploring Place And Identities In A Modern World: The Power Of Stories, Marisa Knight

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Marisa Knight writes about the psychological processes of narrative and engagement with literature.


Indian, Vijaya Nagarajan Feb 2020

Indian, Vijaya Nagarajan

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Vijaya Nagarajan traces her personal identity, religious studies scholarship, and the ritual life.


Things To Do In Weatherford, Oklahoma, Dean Rader Feb 2020

Things To Do In Weatherford, Oklahoma, Dean Rader

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Poem by Dean Rader


Indian Present, Indian Presence, Michael Rozendal Feb 2020

Indian Present, Indian Presence, Michael Rozendal

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Michael Rozendal looks for Indian Oakland that is present here and now in the Bay Area.


American Indian And African American Urban Spatial Imaginaries, Tanu Sankalia Feb 2020

American Indian And African American Urban Spatial Imaginaries, Tanu Sankalia

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Tanu Sankalia explores American Indian urban spatial imaginary in Tommy Orange's There There through the architect Walter Hood on West Oakland built environments and African American urban spatial imaginary.


Self And Belonging In Movement, Christine J. Yeh Feb 2020

Self And Belonging In Movement, Christine J. Yeh

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Christine Yeh writes about displacement and new identities created through movement in There There by Tommy Orange.


Resituating The Expert: What Educational Consulting Work With Tribal Communities Has Taught Me About Being An Educator, Desiree D. Zerquera Feb 2020

Resituating The Expert: What Educational Consulting Work With Tribal Communities Has Taught Me About Being An Educator, Desiree D. Zerquera

Journal of Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Scholarship

Desiree D. Zerquera's experience as an educational consultant for Tribal Colleges and Universities forces her to reconsider the idea of being an "expert."