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Life in Hell: How Capitali$m $aving Capitali$m From Capitali$m Should Fire Our Political Imagination

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Professor Ruthie Gilmore, USC

“There is one black man serving a term in the White House, and about one million black men serving terms in the big house...”  

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Contact Zones: California Public Schools and Encounters Across Lines of Racialized Ethnicity, Gender, and Social Class

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"The Relatively Hidden, but Tectonic, Dynamics of Social Class in the Experiences of Elementary School Children in California," Prof. Barrie Thorne, Sociology

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"Negotiating "Otherness": Exploring the Contact Zone of University-Community Partnerships in an Urban Context," Emily Gleason, Education

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Thu, 11/05/2009 - 16:00 to 17:30

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691 Barrows Hall

CONTACT ZONES: CALIFORNIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ENCOUNTERS ACROSS LINES OF RACIALIZED ETHNICITY, GENDER, AND SOCIAL CLASS

The Relatively Hidden, but Tectonic, Dynamics of Social Class in the Experiences of Elementary School Children in California
Prof. Barrie Thorne, Sociology, Gender & Women's Studies

Contextualized Formations of Black Identity

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Professor Daniel Perlstein, Education
Professor Na’ilah Suad Nasir, African American Studies / Education

The Brooklyn, New York based civil rights activist Sonny Carson once noted that the schoolhouses he attended were like prisons, and that the prisons themselves were posing as schoolhouses—metal bars ran down the windows of both. Various authors such as playwright George Bernard Shaw, sociologist Michel Foucault, and even the band Pink Floyd have drawn similar comparisons between institutions of learning and institutions of incarceration.

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