Inclusive Cartoon Club for Teens and Tweens
Carina Stopenski, MA, MSLS
This ongoing club will serve as a space for learners to come together to talk about cartoons, representation, and inclusivity in our favorite animation, including issues regarding gender, sexuality, race, and ability.
US Grade 4 - 7
In this ongoing club, learners can come together to talk about all things cartoons and the different identities represented in them. Each week I will come prepared with a general theme for the day's discussion and will propose an open-ended discussion question. The class will then function as a Socratic circle--all discussion beyond that point will move fluidly based on the prompt question of the week, but will not really have a set structure. Students will be encouraged to share their...
Since this is an ongoing club where students can come to discuss, students will learn how to respect the opinions of others, think critically about representation in animation, and socialize with their peers while talking about their special interests.
Students may talk about shows that occasionally highlight fantasy violence or thematic elements including race and gender.
Meet the teacher
Hi, all! I'm Carina (pronouns: they/them/theirs) and I'm so excited to spread the magic of the written word. I hold a BFA in Creative Writing with minor certifications in Gender Studies and Women's Leadership, an MSLS in Library and Information...
1x per week
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(11)
Completed by 43 learners
Live video meetings
4-15 learners per class