dbennett’s Profile

Faculty
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dbennett
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
African American Studies

My Courses

AFR1501 COMMUNITY PROBLEMS SP2018

AFR1501 COMMUNITY PROBLEMS SP2018

The course relies on various theories and methods in the social sciences to analyze the challenges of the Black community. Attempts are also made to explore solutions to the problems. The focus and emphasis of the course, however, is to identify issues in the community that facilitate socioeconomic empowerment of Black people. Furthermore, institutions such as the family, marriage, and the church are analyzed throughout the semester.

AFR1503 Hip Hop Worldview SP2014 – Dionne Bennett, Ph.D.

AFR1503 Hip Hop Worldview SP2014 – Dionne Bennett, Ph.D.

Hip Hop Worldview

AFR 2250 BLACK WOMEN IN LITERATURE  FALL 2014

AFR 2250 BLACK WOMEN IN LITERATURE FALL 2014

In this course, we will use essays, play excerpts, short stories, poems, accounts, and novel excerpts to examine the experiences of women of African descent from the sixteenth century to the present. We will consider the ways in which Black women from Phillis Wheatley and Maria Stewart to Rha Goddess and Lynn Nottage address questions about race, gender, class, and sexuality. We will also study how these writers have used various themes, such as motherhood, labor, exploitation, migration, nature, colorism, and love to examine the lives of Black women in private and/or public spaces. Handouts, museum exhibits, and films will also be used as supplemental material/support for the course.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

NYCCT College Council

NYCCT College Council

The Project Site for the New YorK City College of Technology College Council.

DICE

DICE

The Diversity and Inclusion in the Curriculum and Education (DICE) subcommittee of College Council Curriculum Committee encourages the incorporation of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum and in the college’s overall educational practices because they are valuable elements of an intellectually, socially, and culturally relevant education, because they develop important knowledge and skills that will benefit residents of a diverse urban center, and because they prepare students to be successful leaders, professionals, civic partners in the city, country and world.

OER Fellowship

OER Fellowship

This is a collaborative space for faculty in the Open Educational Resources (OER) Fellowship, and anyone interested in OERs and open pedagogy.

GEN ED THEME PROJECT – CONNECTED (2020-2021)

GEN ED THEME PROJECT – CONNECTED (2020-2021)

The City Tech Gen Ed College Theme – GenEdge – is a simple invitation: we offer an open-ended idea you can use to inspire a single lesson in your class, a project in your club, or any number of pursuits you choose to execute. It is a voluntary effort that provides us all a chance to gather later to compare notes and celebrate the work of our students in response to our framing of the theme. The goal of the project is to enhance the intellectual community and culture at City Tech and to find new ways for all members of the City Tech community – students, faculty, and staff – to connect with and learn from each other.

My Clubs

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