Go White, Indeed: Deconstructing the Explicit and Hidden Curricula of a University’s Homecoming Day Parade

@inproceedings{Berchini2014GoWI,
  title={Go White, Indeed: Deconstructing the Explicit and Hidden Curricula of a University{\^a}€™s Homecoming Day Parade},
  author={Christina N. Berchini},
  year={2014}
}
In this article, I employ a critical reading of a social practice and tradition unique to American culture and schools: A large university’s annual Homecoming Day Parade. Using my participant observations of the parade at Michigan State University, I employ critical cultural perspectives as well as critical curriculum perspectives as lenses through which to deconstruct the myths of school spirit and unity to explore the following questions: What are the tacit and hegemonic ideals embedded in… CONTINUE READING

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