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From July 15 to 20, SFU co-hosted Mathematics Education at the Edge, which brought together participants from 48 countries to discuss the future of mathematics education research.

Some of the topics included the relationship between gestures, language, and diagrams for bilingual math learners, the ‘flipped classroom’-style of teaching in undergraduate calculus classes, and emphasizing thinking classrooms.

 

Djavad Mowafaghian

A conference titled The Frankfurt School: The Critique of Capitalist Culture, posed questions on July 17 to 19 about the capacity of Frankfurt Critical Theory to explain the cultural landscape of contemporary capitalism.

SFU’s Institute for Humanities worked in conjunction with Douglas College, UBC, and SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement to explore the helpfulness of the concept of the “Culture Industry” in the context of global neo-liberal order.

 

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