COD 2022 - D789

Webinar - Poetry for Awareness Raising and Inclusion: Raymond Antrobus' The Perseverance

Language and Literature teachers, Literature lovers

1 sessions, start: 29-Oct

Course detail

Year: 2022
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Claudia Ferradas PhD
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 2200.00
Non affiliate
ARS 2200.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 29 October 2022 10:00 am 11:30 am


Claudia Ferradas

Dr. Claudia Ferradas is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she got her first degree as a teacher of English at the Instituto de Enseñanza Superior en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”. She holds an MA in Education and Professional Development from the University of East Anglia and a PhD in English Studies from the University of Nottingham, UK. She is an experienced presenter and ELT author who travels the world as a teacher educator. She often works as a consultant for the British Council and Trinity College London. She is also a presenter for Oxford University Press and is an Oxford Teachers’ Academy Trainer.
In Argentina, she has taught language and literature at the Instituto de Enseñanza Superior en Lenguas Vivas “Juan Ramón Fernández”, Buenos Aires, where she was also “Regente del nivel superior”. She teaches on the MA programme in Literatures in English at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza. She coordinates the literature and cultural programmes at ESSARP.
In the UK, Claudia has been a Visiting Fellow and research supervisor at the School of Languages, Leeds Metropolitan University, and is now a member of the NILE (Norwich Institute for Language Education) Advisory Board and the Extensive Reading Foundation committee.
Claudia has co-chaired the Oxford Conference on the Teaching of Literature on five occasions and has also worked as Project Manager for the Penguin Active Readers Teacher Support Programme. She has also taught on the MA programme in TEFL at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
She is a member of the editorial committee of several journals: AJAL (Argentine Journal of Applied Linguistics); Revista Interdisciplinar de Formación Docente Kimün (Instituto de Formación Docente Continua, San Luis, Argentina); Conexión, Revista de Investigaciones y Propuestas Educativas (Instituto de Educación Superior N° 28 “Olga Cossettini”, Rosario, Argentina) and CLELE Journal (Children’s Literature in English Language Education).
Language and Literature teachers, Literature lovers
- To respond to poetry on disability and discrimination
- To discuss the impact of Raymond Antrobus’ themes and style
- To explore the dialogue between poetry and video in film poetry
- To reflect on the impact of new media for awareness raising
- Raymond Antrobus’ personal experience and self-referential poetry
- Deafness as central theme
- Poetry against discrimination
- Film poetry
- The impact of new media to raise awareness
After a short introduction by the facilitator, participants will respond to poems and videos by the author
Antrobus, Raymond (2018). The Perseverance. London: Penned in the Margins.
Raymond Antrobus’ webpage:
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