RF@AERA Program

All sessions of the RF@AERA 2012 will be held in HSBC Hall on the Robson Square Campus of the University of British Columbia in Downtown Vancouver, near the AERA hotels and a short distance from the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Coffee, Welcome & Opening Remarks


Session I: What might happen when teachers and other academics connect reason to power and power to resistance?

10:00am – 12:00pm

Patrick Shannon, Penn State University

Antonia Darder, Loyola Marymount University

Abraham DeLeon, University of Texas, San Antonio

Natalia Jaramillo, University of Auckland

Ken Saltman, DePaul University

Lunch (on your own)

12:00 – 1:30-pm

Session II: How can academic work (in universities and other learning environments) support local and global resistance to global capitalism?

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Peter McLaren, University of Auckland

Gustavo Fischman, Arizona State University

Rebecca Martusewicz, Eastern Michigan University

Jill Pickney Pastrana, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Afternoon Tea & Coffee

3:30pm – 3:45pm

Special Session – Great Schools Project

3:45pm – 4:15pm

Session III: How do we respond to the obstacles and threats faced as activist scholars?

4:15pm – 6:00pm

Stephen Petrina, University of British Columbia

Elizabeth Heilman, Michigan State University

Nancye E. McCrary, University of Kentucky

Brad Porfilio, Lewis University