Cathryn van Kessel

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Our conscious and unconscious thoughts about death and evil shape how we interact with others and shape our world.

By engaging with the ideas of and theorists such as Hannah Arendt, as well as borrowing from in social psychology, we hope to provoke thinking about how our conscious and unconscious approaches to evil and death impact education (and our lives).

Using the contents tab to the left, discover descriptions, resources, and lessons for classroom use and beyond!

We hope to update this resource regularly with new ideas and lessons, so keep checking back!

This research has been supported by:

  • The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada
  • The Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta
  • The Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta
  • The University of Alberta Libraries

 

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