ESI Community News talked to International Class alumna Elena Boukouvala and her colleagues Shamshaid J. from Pakistan (now in Paris) and Ebrahim E. from Syria (now in Greece). Elena, Sham and Ebrahim and about 30 other colleagues have been active in leading and organizing the Creatin
International Class alumna (2011-12), arts educator and community artist Jody Boston is a newly minted recipient of The City of Hamilton (Ontario) Arts Innovation Award, for her innovative work as Program Director of the community-based arts, garden and play program, Under the Willows
International Class (IC) graduates are active in Europe introducing social therapeutics, performance, play and development at community workshops in London, Belgrade, Novi Sad and Thessaloniki. Elena Boukouvala (IC, 2013/14) reports on four social therapeutic, performance workshops in
International Class (2012/13) alumni S. Paola López and Chris Reyman, creators of the pro-play and improv organization, in2improv, have been regular visitors to Ciudad Juárez at the invitation of community development group, Ciudadanos Comprometidos con la Paz (Citizens Committed to P
The Institute’s director of pedagogy and Rutgers Univ. early childhood education faculty Carrie Lobman was among presenters at The 4th Congress of the International Society for Cultural and Activity Research in Sydney, Australia. The conference drew some 400 scholars and researchers i
This report just in from 2008 International Class alumna Ishita Sanyal (second-from-right in photo above). Her new documentary film project, Open the Doors, which she co-directed with Abhishek Ganguli, recently premiered at the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum in Kolkata. Sp
This report just in from International Class (2008-9) alumna Celiane Camargo-Borges, recounting her recent trip to Uganda to volunteer with Hope for Youth Uganda, founded by fellow International Class colleague Peter Nsubuga.
The Performing the World 2014 International Organizing Committee has been doing a great job publicizing the October 10-12 conference. This month they took on a new task—raising travel funds for participants.
Some 14,000 educators flocked to Philadelphia for meetings of the American Educational Research Association — among them several hundred Vygotskians — members of the Cultural Historical Research Special Interest Group (SIG), who staged some of the more innovative presentat