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This Barbie is a Teacher: Exploring Race, Culture, and Geopolitics in the Barbie Movie and Beyond

December 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

Did you know the 2023 summer hit movie “Barbie” was banned in Vietnam? Do you know why? Join this half-day workshop to explore Barbie and other selected films that became controversial in Southeast Asia because of territorial disputes. Participants will increase their knowledge of the history and geography of Southeast Asia and learn how to use pop culture as a jumping-off point for a broader discussion on race, culture, geography, and history. Eligibility This free workshop is open to Colorado middle school and high school teachers, with priority to those teaching social studies (including history and geography). Benefits · A Certificate of Completion for 4 contact hours · A $100 stipend for completing the workshop · Strategies and resources for teaching Registration Apply by November 17, 2023. Limited to 20 participants.


December 2
8:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
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University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado + Google Map


Center for Asian Studies
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