CER Seminar: “Is this for kids?” Adventuring and the reconfiguration of childhood spaces
Wed 23 June 2021
16:30 – 17:30
This seminar highlights multi-modal data generated with a group of 4-year-olds during a year of “adventuring” – outings away from their preschool to a large public university campus – to rethink the ways in which children emerge through and with urban spaces. We argue that attending to children’s actual ways of being with/in the world can upend multiple narratives about rights, risk, participation, as well as afford us insight into the entanglement of childhood with architecture, transportation, and other urban systems.
Led by: Casey Y. Myers, PhD and Rochelle L. Hostler, MA (Watershed Early Years Partnership)
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16.30 to 17.30 BST
11.30 to 12.30 Eastern Daylight Time
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Casey Y. Myers, Ph.D. and Rochelle L. Hostler, M.A. are the Principal Co-Founders of the Watershed Early Years Partnership, a community-based consulting firm in the Midwest United States. Over the past twenty years, both Casey and Rochelle have worked in various roles within the early childhood sector, as well as in teacher preparation programs at the university level. Their collaborative research interests focus on the everyday experiences of young children within early years classrooms
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