Pedagogies Under Microscopes
August 15, Saturday, 12pm-3pm EST. Online via Zoom. Will not be recorded.
Clelia O. Rodríguez, PhD
Why? Because all questions should give us a headache or two. Especially if they are in abstract form. When? Every second there is trauma release. Where? Under the microscope of critical pedagogy. What? A tribunal for reconciliation within a curriculum of roots. Who? Interactors.
Erasing the Blueprint of identity is not gonna happen!
I reconfigure fabricated notions of hatred with radical loves.
The language that announces who I am in a meaningless void.
˂laughs even harder˃
Specialists of the ABCs draw their history in sand.
Facilitator: Clelia O. Rodríguez, PhD. Author, mom, cook, educator, gardener. As a Global Scholar, she has taught in Canada, the United States, Ghana, Nepal, Jordan, Chile, and South Africa, most recently. She has worked in Cuba, Mexico, and Bolivia as a consultant and educational advisor. Clelia’s pedagogical work is decolonizing and anti-oppressive. She has dedicated her energy in developing learning strategies and a curriculum that support students’ disrupting homogenizing ways of reading, writing and thinking in order to create spaces of unlearning. She is the author of Decolonizing Academia: Poverty, Oppression and Pain (Fernwood Publishing, 2018), founder of http://www.seedsforchange.ca and creator of @StoriesfromElSalvador
She has taught courses in Pedagogies of Liberation and Resistance, the Politics of Research and Methodology, Critical Race Theories, Cultural and Literary Theories, Critical Writing and Thinking, Comparatives Issues in Human Rights, Discourses of Power, Spanish as a Second Language, and Literary Production of Spanish-speaking writers. Some of her written work is available at: https://utoronto.academia.edu/CleliaRodriguez
Time: Saturday, August 15th, 12pm-3pm. Online.
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