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The Practice of Pedagogy: SCA Annual Spring Conference


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The Practice of Pedagogy is a one day, interdisciplinary symposium bringing together scholars from American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Critical Indigenous Studies. The discussion will center pedagogical practice and knowledge work in social movements, decolonization, and resistance at the university level. Building on the questions raised by the 2017 American Studies Association conference, “Pedagogies of Dissent,” this symposium will explore the responsibilities of educators who are committed to political and social transformation.


10:30am: Breakfast
11:00am - 12:30pm: ASA President Roundable with Kandice Chuh, Lisa Duggan, and Roderick Ferguson
12:30pm - 12:45pm: NYU Union Graduate Student Organizing Committee Presentation
12:45pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm: Ethnic Studies, Third World Studies, and Decolonial Pedagogy with Nick Mitchell, Nelson Maldonado-Torres, and Gary Okihiro
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Coffee Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm: Movement Building for Ea: Sovereignty and Life in Hawaii Workshop with Noelani Goodyear-Ka'ōpua

Free and open to the public.