Matt Damon (and a Bunch of Other Folks) Fight to Save Our Schools

Normally, I don’t give a tinker’s cuss about what celebrities have to say about current events. Often times, they appear to be hangers-on or persons who have a niggling desire to pontificate. However, I was jazzed to see Matt Damon defending teachers and denouncing teaching-for-tests at the recent Save Our Schools rally in Washington, DC.

You can read more about the event on the official site here and on the Huffington Post here. You can also watch Damon’s keynote address below:

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

Reach him by email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu.


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