Wednesday Lunch Hour - Resisting the Politics of Privatization in Education: The Results from an Activist Scholars Meeting in New York City

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Noon - 12:50 pm
Genrich-Rusling Room, LeChase 215

For three days in April, twenty-five activist scholars from universities, unions, and teacher organizations will meet in New York City to discuss strategies for resisting and rolling back the privatization of public education. Participating scholars include: Diane Ravitch, Pasi Sahlberg (Finland); Angelo Gavrielator, Education International; Michelle Fine, CUNY Graduate Center; Gustavo Fischmann, Arizona State University; Janelle Scott, UC Berkeley; Pauline Lipman, University of Illinois-Chicago; Elizabeth Macedo, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janiero; and others.

In this lunch talk, David Hursh, Professor in Teaching & Curriculum and a participant in the meeting, will summarize the issues identified and outline the strategies and tactics planned in response.

A light lunch will be served. Food will be available at 11:45 am. The program will begin promptly at noon.

Tags: David Hursh, privatization, Warner Wednesday Talk