Category Archives: Democracy

Join the Campus Antifascist Network

Reblogged from: David Palumbo-Liu Join the Campus Antifascist Network Invitation to Endorse and Join the Campus Antifascist Network The election of Donald Trump has emboldened fascist and white nationalist groups nationwide, on campus and off, and their recent upsurge requires antifascists … Continue reading

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The Fear Created by Precarious Existence in The Neoliberal World Discourages Critical Thinking

I was recently interviewed about the impact of neoliberal capitalism on schools, universities, and education in general by Mohsen Abdelmoumen, an Algerian-based journalist. Over the course of the interview we discussed a wide-range of issues, including: the fundamental conflict between neoliberalism … Continue reading

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New Book: Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship

I’m please to announce the publication of my new book Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship (Information Age Publishing, 2017). The book is published as a volume in the series: Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society, … Continue reading

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Cultural Logic launches new issue #CulturalLogic21

Cultural Logic is a journal of marxism, literature, and radical politics, which has been an open access journal since it was founded in 1997. The new issue, Cultural Logic 21, features the following articles and poetry. Articles Anthony Barnum “Identifying … Continue reading

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Documentary on East Van’s Purple Thistle Centre – Common Notions: No Handbook Required

Carla Bergman, Corin Browne and John Collins have made a film about The Purple Thistle Centre, which will be screened at the DOXA film festival: Common Notions: No Handbook Required Wednesday, May 11, 2016 – 5:00pm Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour … Continue reading

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Be Realistic Demand the Impossible: A Rejoinder to Peter Seixas [updated with video]

“Be Realistic Demand the Impossible”[1] Rejoinder to Peter Siexas’s Dangerous indeed: A response to E. Wayne Ross’ ‘Courage of hopelessness’ University of British Columbia Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy Seminar Series: Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy February 26, 2016 … Continue reading

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Peter Seixas talk: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness”

Date: Friday, February 26th 2016 Venue: Scarfe Room 310 Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Title: Dangerous indeed: A response to Wayne Ross’ “Courage of hopelessness” Speaker: Dr. Peter Seixas, Professor, EDCP Light lunch served at noon outside Scarfe room 310. … Continue reading

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The Courage of Hopelessness: Democratic Education in the Age of Empire [Video]

Dr. E. Wayne Ross| Professor, EDCP January 15, 2016 http://seminars.edcp.educ.ubc.ca/seminars2016/EDCP_Jan_15_2016_seminar.mp4 Short Bio: E. Wayne Ross is Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC. He has written and edited numerous books including: Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Social … Continue reading

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Diverse Perspectives on Curriculum & Pedagogy Seminar Series

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Master/Slave questions … for teachers (and others)

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, presents some starter questions that few teachers are willing to ask in serious ways.  What is it to be free, fulfilled, and confident that you will be able to meet your human potential?  Are we free? Are … Continue reading

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