Surveillance, in any land where it is ubiquitous and inescapable, generates distrust and divisions among its citizens, curbs their readiness to speak freely to each other, and diminishes their willingness to even dare to think freely. -Ariel Dorfman The revelations of whistle-blowers such as Chelsea Manning, Jeremy Hammond and Edward Snowden about government lawlessness and corporate […]
Author Archive for: HenryGiroux
Henry Armand Giroux was born September 18, 1943, in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Armand and Alice Giroux.
Giroux received his Doctorate from Carnegie-Mellon in 1977. He then became professor of education at Boston University from 1977 to 1983. In 1983 he became professor of education and renowned scholar in residence at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he also served as Director at the Center for Education and Cultural Studies. He moved to Penn State Univeristy where he took up the Waterbury Chair Professorship at Penn State University from 1992 to May 2004. He also served as the Director of the Waterbury Forum in Education and Cultural Studies. He moved to McMaster University in May 2004, where he currently holds the Global Television Network Chair in English and Cultural Studies.
He currently lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with his wife, Dr. Susan Searls Giroux.
Entries by HenryGiroux
This week on Moyers & Company, I will talk about how our political system has turned people into zombies – “people who are basically so caught up with surviving that they become like the walking dead — they lose their sense of agency, they lose their homes, they lose their jobs.” Preview: Zombie Politics and Casino […]
Most recent interview with Henry Giroux. Be sure to check out my most recent blogs added to the sites resources section, in the Pedagogy and Teaching folder: “America’s Descent Into Madness” (2013) by Henry Giroux in CounterPunch (Web) HTML Document “When Schools Become Dead Zones of Imagination” (2013) by Henry Giroux in TruthDig (Web) HTML […]
Some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak. We must speak with all the humility that is appropriate to our limited vision, but we must speak. Martin Luther King, Jr. If the […]