The last book I read was The Happiness Equation, which I highly recommend. Next up will be a recommendation from Andrew Pettit from Recreation, who suggested Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes.
I usually just do class readings but I just ordered my first book not related to class since 2011. It’s called Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone). It’s by Ryerson Journalism Professor Dr. Kamal Al-Solaylee.
Hey, I’ve read that, Rudhra! We can chat about it sometime.
In addition to M.Ed readings, I’m currently reading a biography on Sri Lanka which I purchased the last time I was in Colombo in hopes of digging into my ancestral cartographies. Very interesting. It is written by a French historian, so it’s more of an observation than a deep consideration of the ways epistemologies and ontologies have shaped the nation.
I’m reading all the things Fenella sends me. And also, Reshaping the University by Rauna Kuokkanen, which is a pretty scathing critique of current structures of higher education and a fierce re-consideration of those structures based on what she calls “The Logic of the Gift”. Pretty interesting. And here in my office if anyone wants to read it. I also read the sports section as one of my escapes
John that sounds great I’d like to borrow it. I got to take a class of Rauna’s in my undergrad and she’s fantastic. I’m reading some books for school right now though. Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy and Healing by Jo-Ann Episkenew and Dancing On Our Turtle’s Back by Leanne Simpson.
“Kaandossiwin: How We Come to Know” by Kathy Absolon; stunning. “The Poisonwood Bible,” my first Barbara Kingsolver. And Elaine Langer, “Mindful Learning.” Also Gass and Bell’s article, “The State of Knowledge of Outdoor Orientation Programs” is on my desk. Nice q Tes!