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Hacer Escuela/Inventing School: Latin American Pedagogy Conference

The Hacer Escuela/Inventing School workshop series brings together Latin American thinkers working on philosophies of education influenced by critical theory traditions, with professors, undergraduate and graduate students, and others studying critical theory in North America. Our project asks how, notwithstanding the increasing imposition of neoliberal measures, a variety of education movements from Latin American and the Caribbean have given rise to new understandings of pedagogical relations, of what it means to be a subject of education, and how educational practice can refigure public space.

Confirmed Speakers: 
Walter Omar Kohan (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro and the Núcleo de Estudos de Filosofias e Infâncias)
Frances Negrón-Muntaner (Columbia University)
Marlène Ramírez-Cancio (Hemispheric Institute, New York University)
Melissa Rosario (Center for Embodied Pedagogy and Action, Puerto Rico)
Doris Sommer (Harvard University and Cultural Agents)

Location: 12th Floor lounge (April 12-13) and McMahon 109 (April 14)

For more information, please refer to the conference's site.