Commemorating 50 Years of Pedagogy of the Oppressed
October 18-19, 2018
USC Russell House
Columbia, SC USA
Antonia Darder holds the Leavey Presidential Endowed Chair of Ethics and Moral Leadership at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Her latest book is The Student Guide to Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed.
Ira Shor is a Professor of Rhetoric/Composition at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Shor co–authored A Pedagogy for Liberation: Dialogues on Transforming Education, the first collaborated “talking” book Freire published.
Paulo Freire (1921-1997) is widely recognized as the “father” of critical pedagogy, and 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the original release of his landmark book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed. This conference aims to celebrate Freire’s body of work and how critical pedagogy remains relevant in the 21st Century.