Where DAP Is Due: Constructing Community Across Difference with the Dialogue Arts Project

  • Adam Falkner


This chapter discusses efforts to cultivate a critical, arts-based approach, focusing on how students and their teacher experienced a curriculum designed to deconstruct identity, personalize literature, and foster community in a high school English classroom. The structured practices of autoethnographic writing, performance poetry, and intergroup dialogue are merged to engage students in critical dialogue within and across differences in the classroom.


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  • Adam Falkner
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  1. 1.Teachers College Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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