Social Justice According to Dr. Seuss

Deb Sullivan, Associate Director of Labor, Massachusetts Nurses Association

This course will focus on analyzing and discussion of some of Dr Seuss’ books as a means to have deeper discussion about hidden messages behind the written word. What can we make of both the racism in his cartoons and his pro social justice messages to generations of youngsters? What can we take from these books and writings that we come across every day? Students are responsible for acquiring and reading the following books prior to class each week;

Week 1 The Sneetches and Marvin k Mooney
Week 2 500 hats of Bartholomew Cummins- Bartholomew and the Oobleck.
Week 3 Yertle the Turtle and The Butter Battle Book
Week 4 Horton Hears a Who and Green Eggs and Ham
Week 5 The Lorax and Oh the Places you’ll Go

Week 1 The Sneetches and Marvin k Mooney

Week 2 500 hats of Bartholomew Cummins- Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Week 3 Yertle the Turtle and The Butter Battle Book

Week 4 Horton Hears a Who and Green Eggs and Ham

Week 5 The Lorax and Oh the Places you’ll Go

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