In conversation with Dr. Marie-Hélène Brunet {Pandemic Pedagogy convo 21} Imagining a New ‘We’

By Samantha Cutrara

How do we teach history during COVID-19? Francophone social studies teacher educator Dr. Marie-Hélène Brunet (University of Ottawa) discusses the importance of exploring the ways gender is built into the symbols and narratives we use to make sense of the pandemic.
Learn about the Pandemic Pedagogy series on the Imagining a New ‘We’ video series, here: https://www.imagininganewwe.com/videos/pandemic-pedagogy
Watch our conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/oJVgrBH3g9s
Find Marie-Hélène on Twitter at https://twitter.com/didact_marie
She also points you to Le Devoir’s study is here: https://www.ledevoir.com/documents/special/2020-05-08-femmes-plus-a-risque-coronavirus/index.html
The letter from Libération is here: https://www.liberation.fr/debats/2020/05/08/nous-ne-serons-plus-jamais-les-bonnes-petites-soldates-de-vos-guerres_1787685
“La charge mentale” has been explored in a comic by EMMA: https://www.ledevoir.com/documents/special/2020-05-08-femmes-plus-a-risque-coronavirus/index.html
Unilingual packaging during the pandemic: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1698645/etiquetage-anglais-quebec-produits-unilingues
Marie-Hélène also points you to this article on masculinity, which we discussed more off-line: https://gen.medium.com/toxic-masculinity-is-going-to-get-us-all-killed-6057e0f1952f
See more of Marie-Hélène’s work here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EeMxaclmQx97kqdWRZmdMRQhPvwyxRk2/view
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