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Werklund professor’s new book featured at academic conference

Shirley Steinberg’s work puts critical youth studies in the spotlight By Betty Rice April 11, 2014 Shirley Steinberg and chapter contributor sj Miller celebrate the launch of The Critical Youth Studies Reader at the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia last week. Photo courtesy Liz Meyer Each year, the American Educational Research Association(AERA) holds its annual meeting and conference, […]

Hip Hop, Grit, and Academic Success: Bettina Love at TEDxUGA Dr. Bettina Love

This impassioned talk explains how students who identify with Hip Hop culture have been ignored or deemed deficient in schools because of mainstream misconceptions associated with Hip Hop culture. Through Hip Hop, these students embody the characteristics of grit, social and emotional intelligence, and the act improvisation- all of which are proven to be predictors […]

Association of Qualitative Research & Discourse/Power/Resistance conference: November 2014

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Critical Pedagogy for beginners

What did Freire mean by “fear of freedom”? –Chapter 1 Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

Peter Lang-hosted book launch for Critical Youth Studies book

    Please join us at the Peter Lang-hosted book launch for our new book. See you at 3:00 pm, Friday, April 4, in Exhibit Hall E, Philadelphia  Convention Centre, Booths 201-207. This is the Lang Sugar Rush….grab a designer candy and help us celebrate our new book….Thanks to  all of you who contributed! Cover […]

Gender and Sexualities in Education: A Reader

Dennis Carlson and I are excited to announce the release of our new reader with Peter Lang. This volume brings together a broad array of scholarship on issues related to gender and sexuality in education. There are practical chapters such as Jennifer Bryan’s on exploring gender and sexuality in the elementary curriculum and Karleen Pendleton-Jimenez’s […]

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