Virginia Lamothe Archive

Social Justice

Mere Education

by Dr. Virginia Lamothe – Belmont University To teach is, in itself, an act of social justice. On Monday, March 20, Stanley Fish wrote in an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education that the University is no place for free speech.  …
Old microphones

Why Not Make a Podcast?

Final Projects that Promote Community and Career Development I teach an upper-level class on the history of popular music in America called “The Evolution of the Popular Song.”  The course is a requirement for Belmont’s students whose emphasis or major is in …
Creative writing

Creative Writing Activities for the Music Classroom

Writing that Works: Creative Writing Activities for the Music Classroom A year ago I attended a workshop lead by faculty members of Belmont University’s English Writing department about Writing Across the Curriculum.  The fundamental idea behind this movement is that writing activities can …
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Social Justice
Mere Education