[Marxism] Peter McLaren in Brisbane/Gold Coast Australia

Gregory Martin justanothersocialist at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 17:38:56 MDT 2006


Don't miss this rare opportunity.

Peter McLaren will be giving a talk both in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

The Stuggle for Socialism
Wednesday, August 9
6.30 for 7.00pm
Entry by donation, cheap dinner
Brisbane Activist Centre
74b Wickham Street, The Valley
Organised by Socialist Alliance and Green Left Weekly
Info Ph (07) 3831 2644 or 0410 629 088
Email brisbane at socialist-alliance.org.au

And

Critical Pedagogy at the Crossroads
Building G30, Room 1.15
Gold Coast campus, Griffith University
Tuesday, August 8, 2006
4.30 – 5:30pm
Sponsored by The Centre for Applied Language, Literacy and
Communication Studies (CALLCS), Griffith University
Open to the public.
We ask that you register your interest in attending.
T.WatkinsDolley at griffith.edu.au or gregory.martin at griffith.edu.au



Peter McLaren is currently Professor of Education, Graduate School of
Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los
Angeles. He is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of
approximately forty books and monographs. Several hundred of his
articles, chapters, interviews, reviews, commentaries and columns have
appeared in dozens of scholarly journals and professional magazines
since the publication of his first book, Cries from the Corridor, in
1980.

Professor McLaren's most recent books include Capitalists and
Conquerors (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005), Teaching Against Global
Capitalism and the New Imperialism (with Ramin Farahmandpur, Rowman
and Littlefield, 2005), Red Seminars: Radical Excursions into
Educational Theory, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy (Hampton Press,
2005), Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory (with Dave
Hill, Mike Cole, and Glenn Rikowski, Lexington Books), Che Guevara,
Paulo Freire, and the Pedagogy of Revolution (Rowman and Littlefield,
2000), Revolutionary Multiculturalism: Pedagogies of Dissent for the
New Millennium, Westview Press, 1997; Counternarratives,(with Henry
Giroux, Colin Lankshear and Mike Peters, Routledge, 1997), and
Critical Pedagogy and Predatory Culture, Routledge, 1995. He is also
author of Life in Schools: An Introduction to Critical Pedagogy in the
Foundations of Education (Allyn & Bacon) which is now going into its
fifth edition (2006).

In 2005, a group of Mexican scholars and activists established La
Fundacion McLaren to promote the development of critical pedagogy in
Latin America

See also:http://fundacionmclaren.org/ and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_McLaren




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