CMAS Graduate Portfolio Plática: G. Sue Kasun
Wed, April 18, 2012 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • Cissy Parker McDaniel Deans Conference Room, Room 238, George I. Sánchez Building, The University of Texas at Austin
"Mexican-origin Transnational Families: Ways of Knowing and Implications for U.S. Schooling"
Based on multi-site ethnography in Mexico and the Washington, D.C. area, this portfolio plática by G. Sue Kasun examines four Mexican-origin families’ transnational ways of knowing in efforts to disrupt the common assimilationist framing of immigrant students as participants in a one-way journey to the United States.
G. Sue Kasun is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (Cultural Studies in Education) with a Graduate Portfolio in Mexican American Studies. The chair of her dissertation committee is Luis Urrieta, Jr., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.