Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Culture and Ethnic Identities Lecture

As part of the Social Justice Lecture Series, Prof. Donaldo Macedo of the University of Massachusetts will be giving a public lecture on Tuesday, February 26th, at 7:00 PM in WMU's Fetzer Center. His talk is titled "Dancing with Bigotry: The Poisoning of Culture and Ethnic Identities."

Donaldo Macedo is Professor of English and Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, where he is the Graduate Program Director of the Master of Arts in applied linguistics. He has published extensively in the areas of linguistics, critical literacy, and bilingual and multicultural education. His publications include: Reading the Word and the World (with Paulo Freire, 1987), Literacies of Power: What Americans are not allowed to Know (1994), Dancing with Bigotry (with Lilia Bartolome, 1999), Critical Education in the New Information Age (with Paulo Freire, Henry Giroux and Paul Willis, 1999), Chomsky on MisEducation (with Noam Chomsky, 2000) and Ideology Matters (with Paulo Freire, 1997, 2001).

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