Siqi Tu

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Siqi Tu is a Futures Initiative Fellow and a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She earned a BA degree in Sociology from Fudan University (China) and a MA degree in Sociology from Columbia University. Her work focuses on the areas of urban sociology, immigration, education, elites, and contemporary Chinese societies. Her dissertation, “Destination Diploma: How Chinese Upper-Middle Class Families ‘Outsource’ Secondary Education to the United States”, investigates why and how Chinese upper-middle-class families make decisions to send their children to the United States to attend private high schools, some as young as 14 years of age, and it analyzes the actual lived experiences of the students of this “parachute-generation”. She has been teaching sociology at Brooklyn College from 2014 and was a Writing-Across-Curriculum (WAC) Fellow at Kingsborough Community College.

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Futures Initiative:“Classrooms and Social Justice: Why Start with Pedagogy?”

Futures Initiative:“Classrooms and Social Justice: Why Start with Pedagogy?”

September 13 2018
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Description Join us at the Graduate Center on Sep 13 at 12pm in Segal Theatre for an open, livestreamed workshop led by Cathy N. Davidson, Racquel Gates, Siqi Tu, and Christina Katopodis. The workshop will be livestreamed at http://bit.ly/FuturesED-live . This workshop is part of the The University...
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