ERIC Number: ED327857
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Celebrating Diversity: A Global Approach to Literature and World Culture. Proceedings of the Conference (Montclair, New Jersey, March 10, 1989).
Montclair State Coll., Upper Montclair, NJ.
The two-fold purpose of the conference reported in this document was to provide educators with assistance in introducing multicultural literature into their courses and programs, and to provide inspiration for continued efforts to internationalize the curriculum. The document contains the keynote speeches of David Abalos ("Multicultural Education in the Service of Transformation") and Loren W. Crabtree ("Reshaping the American Worldview: World Studies in the Schools"), which, respectively, suggest models for change that are both idealistic and realistic, and present a philosophical premise for importing a global view of culture. The addresses are followed by brief essay responses from six participants containing a range of perspectives and ideas on arguing the need for students to expand their appreciation of other cultures and to enhance their cultural identities through heightened sensitivity and understanding of the world's peoples. (KEH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Montclair State Coll., Upper Montclair, NJ.