CRITICAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRAXIS – REMINDER
ANGLIA RUSKIN SEMINAR
May 13th 2015, 3.30-6.30pm.
Marconi Building, Room 104, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus.
Professor Dave Hill and Cassie Earl and the Department of Education are delighted to invite you to a special session of the CEJ (Critical Education and Justice) Research Group at Anglia Ruskin University:
Critical Knowledge and Praxis
With Professor Mike Neary, Dr. Sarah Amsler & Dr. Joss Winn from the University of Lincoln
The seminar will explore the fate of critical knowledge and praxis and how it might have a role in progressive politics and revolutionary struggles against current injustices created and exacerbated by the violence of capitalist abstractions: Money, the State and its other institutional forms, e.g. the neoliberal university.
A key issue for the seminar will be the extent to which it is possible to operate as a critical scholar within a neo-liberal university, and to what extent it is necessary to develop other social institutions to carry through with the implications that form the substance of our work.
Amsler, S. (2014) For feminist consciousness in the academy, Special Issue on Materialist Feminisms against Neoliberalism, Politics and Culture. Sarah’s new book ‘The Education of Radical Democracy‘ will be published in April.
Neary, M. (2014) ‘Making with the University of the Future: pleasure and pedagogy in higher and higher education’. In: J. Lea (Ed.) (2015) Enhancing Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: engaging with the dimensions of practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Winn, J. (2015) The co-operative university: Labour, property and pedagogy. Power and Education, 7 (1).
If you are coming from outside the University and need directions, please contact either Dave Hill (email@example.com) or Cassie Earl (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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