USF Education Dean Kumashiro to Speak on ‘Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy’ June 10

| May 28, 2015
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Webster University’s School of Education presents “An Evening with Dr. Kevin Kumashiro: A Presentation and Discussion of Four Lenses for Anti-Oppressive Pedagogy” on Wednesday, June 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room.

Kevin Kumashiro is the dean of the School of Education at University of San Francisco. He is a leading expert on educational policy, school reform, teacher preparation, and educational equity and social justice, with a wide-ranging list of accomplishments nationally and internationally as a scholar, educator, leader and advocate. Kumashiro has taught in schools and colleges across the United States and abroad, and has served as a consultant for school districts, organizations, and state and federal agencies.

Kumashiro has published influential works in educational reform, anti-oppressive education and teaching for social justice. Kumashiro is an award-winning author and editor of ten books, including Troubling Education (recipient of the 2003 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award), Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning toward Social Justice, and Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture. Kumashiro is the president of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), founding director of the Center for Anti-Oppressive Education, and founding member of the Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education (CReATE).

RSVP to Lisa Davis at lisadavis98@webster.edu.

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