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Jane A. Hassinger

Research Area Specialist Lead, Institute for Research on Women and Gender

jahass@umich.edu

African Studies Center; ASC Faculty

Major Projects:

  • Development of a research internship model for faculty and undergraduates at U-M and South African universities (particularly those in Gauteng) to engage students in intercultural civic engagement work that uses arts activities as a method for achieving social change (2006-08, NCID).
  • Workers in Cooperatives, South Africa (WiCSA) with Mark Creekmore, Jane Hassinger, Kim Berman (University of Johannesburg), and 2005 Moody Fellows David Tshabalala and Jeannot Ladeira. A collaboration with the Artist Proof Studio and University of Johannesburg on a community-based research project with Phumani Paper (2005-06, Ford SA, NCID, GIEU).
  • "New Partners/New Knowledge: Sustaining Learners and Social Change through PAR." A panel with Mark Creekmore, Jane Hassinger and South Africans Christian Ra Hlasane (Artist Proof Studio), Marie Strom (Institute for Democracy in South Africa - IDASA) and Kim Berman (University of Johannesburg). Presented at the South African Association for Research and Development in Higher Education (SAARDHE) International Conference in Pretoria.

Country:

  • South Africa

School:

  • Women's Studies

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