DEL Colloquium Series


Khalil Saucier, Rhode Island College, March 31, 2016

Necessary Black: Cape Verdean Culture and Identity Issues


Leigh Patel, Boston University, March 29, 2016

Decolonizing Educational Research



FALL 2015

Donaldo Macedo, UMass Boston

The Hegemony of English Language


 Lilia Bartolomé, UMass Boston, November 13, 2016       

 Ideological Clarity as a Condition for Humane Pedagogy


Vajra Watson, University of California-Davis, November 14, 2016        

The Pedagogy of Our Lives: Teaching Tools for Social Resistance within and beyond the Walls of Schools




Henry Giroux, McMaster University, April 24, 2014

Youth in Authoritarian Times: Challenging Neoliberalism's Politics of Disposability




Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 10, 2015

Hip Hop/Hip Hope. The (R)evolution of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy


Thomas Popkewitz, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 9, 2015       

The Impracticality of Practical Research: OECD’S Pisa and Teacher Education


Alphonso Lingis        

Passion & Educational Leadership          



FALL 2014

Bernadette Baker, University of Wisconsin-Madison, November 10, 2014

Braining the Mind or ‘Purely Spiritual Causation’? A Historico-Philosophical Analysis of Child Mind as a Scientific Object in the Trans-Atlantic North.


Pauline Lipman, University of Illinois at Chicago

Austerity Politics, Coercive Neoliberal Urbanism, and the Challenge of Counter-Hegemonic Education Movements


Wayne Au, University of Washington-Bothell

The Racist Impulse of Corporate Education Reform: Neoliberal Multiculturalism and the Privatization of Public Schools




Lilia Bartolomé, UMass Boston, June 12, 2014

Critical Language Policy: Implications for Educator Preparation and Action 


April 25, 2014

Richard Quantz

Rethinking Educational Reform: Ritual and Nonrationality in Schooling


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 April 24, 2014

Henry Giroux, McMaster University

Where is the Outrage? Defending Higher Education in the Age of Casino Capitalism

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Susan Searls Giroux, McMaster University

On the Role of Intellectuals in the Post-Civil Rights University: Some DuBoisian Reflections

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November 22, 2013

Professor Angela Valenzuela

Research, Advocacy, and Community in Public Policy Struggles in Education

 Angela Valenzuela Article

November 16, 2013

Donaldo Macedo

Voices and Silences of Social and Cognitive Justice

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October 18, 2013

Lois Weiner, New Jersey City University

Understanding the global assault on teaching and the role of teachers' unions in saving public education


October 4, 2013

Professor Stanley Aronowitz, City University of New York

Education in a Jobless Economy

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 May 10, 2013

Vanessa Andreotti, University of British Columbia

Renegotiating epistemic privilege and enchantments with modernity: the gain in the loss of the entitlement to control and define everything

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April 12, 2013

Antonia Darder, Loyola Marymount University, USA

Critical Leadership for Social Justice and Community Empowerment


November 19, 2012

Jurjo Torres Santome, University of Coruna, Spain

The Trojan Horse of Neoliberal Educational Policies and Reform

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November 17, 2012

Kenneth Saltman

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 November 16, 2012

Deborah Meier, New York University - Steinhardt School of Education

Maybes: Can Schools Be Democracies?

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November 15, 2012

David Berliner, Arizona State University, USA

Effects of Inequality and Poverty vs. Teachers and Schooling on America's Youth

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       Clyde Barrow, UMass Dartmouth, USA

       A Reply to David Berliner's Effects of Inequality and Poverty vs. Teachers and Schooling on America's Youth     

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October 4, 2012

John Willinsky, Stanford University, USA

The Intellectual Properties of Learning      

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Ricardo Rosa, UMass Dartmouth, USA

A reply to John Willinsky's Intellectual Properties of Learning  

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May 21, 2012

Kenneth Saltman, DePaul University, USA

The Failure of Corporate School Reform: Towards a New Common School Movement

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Sheila Macrine, UMass Dartmouth, USA

A Reply to Kenneth Saltman's The Failure of Corporate School Reform: Towards a New Common School Movement

May 1, 2012

Kenneth Zeichner, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Two Visions of Teaching and Teacher Education for the Twenty-First Century

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Mark Paige, UMass Dartmouth, USA


November 14, 2011

David Hursh, Teachers College, USA

Explaining Obama: The Continuation of Free Market Policies  

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Joao Rosa, UMass Dartmouth, USA

A Reply to David Hursh’s Explaining Obama

October 14, 2011

Gary Anderson, New York University, USA

Turn Around Leaders: Towards Authentic School Reform

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Clyde Barrow, UMass Dartmouth, USA

A Reply to Gary Anderson’s “Authentic Leadership”

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October 4, 2011

Victor Borges, UNESCO

Understanding and Interrupting the Think Tanks. Towards a Transformative Leadership in Africa

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Joao Rosa, UMass Dartmouth, USA

A Reply to Victor Borges' Understanding and Interrupting the Think Tanks