Gender Talk Series with Kevin Kumashiro
This GEXcel seminar will take place on Zoom. If you wish to attend please contact Jennie Särnmark at email@example.com. Please remember to register the latest by September 27th! The link will then be sent out the day before the seminar to the registered e-mail.
Naming the Moment: Five Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Education and Movement Building
Kevin Kumashiro, Center for Anti-Oppressive Education
This presentation explores five lenses or conceptual tools for advancing democracy, equity, and justice in and through education: naming the moment and our intervention, diving into contradiction, learning through discomfort and resistance, addressing legacies and levels, and using social movements as a frame.
Dr. Kevin Kumashiro (https://www.kevinkumashiro.com) is an internationally recognized expert on educational policy, school reform, teacher preparation, and educational equity and social justice, with a wide-ranging list of accomplishments and awards as a scholar, educator, leader, and advocate.
He is the former Dean of the School of Education at the University of San Francisco, and is the award-winning author or editor of ten books, including Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning toward Social Justice, and most recently, Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education. His recent awards include the 2016 Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.