750 S Halsted St

750 S Halsted St

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GLOBAL CONTEXT: Sites for Struggle, Contestation, and Re-imagining
The Social Justice Initiative at UIC

Thu, January 26, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join the Social Justice Initiative for the second public lecture in the Geographies of Justice Seminar. The event will explore how education institutions and systems operate globally. Panelists will discuss how organizers, artists and writers are analyzing, engaging and resisting public education, pedagogies and epistemologies, especially for marginalized communities.

Panelist include:

Salim Vally – Educator & Activist, University of Johannesburg
Keron Blair – Director & Organizer, Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools
Mezna Qato – Educator & Scholar, University of Cambridge
Jesse Shakey – Vice President, Chicago Teachers Union
Pauline Lipman – Educator & ActivistUniversity of Illinois in Chicago




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