Wayne Au
Wayne Au

The Fall Colloquium is sponsored by the Department of Educational Foundations. All talks are free and open to the public.

Rise of the Academic Machines: Asian American Racialization, Alienation, and Efficient Educational Labor

Wayne Au, University of Washington-Bothel

  • September 20, 2022 at 4:30PM
    Zoom: https://coehawaii.zoom.us/my/alex.means

Wayne Au is an educator, activist, and scholar who focuses on issues of race, class, and power in schooling. He is a professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington-Bothell, where he currently serves as dean of diversity and equity. Au is an editor of the social justice teacher magazine Rethinking Schools and the author or editor of numerous other publications, including Teaching for Black Lives, Rethinking Ethnic Studies, and A Marxist Education: Learning to Change the World.

Interrupting Global Economy of Academic Knowledge: Co-editorship for Two International Education Journals & Three Uncomfortable Moments

Keita Takayama, Kyoto University

  • October 26, 2022 at 4:30PM
    Zoom: https://coehawaii.zoom.us/my/alex.means

Keita Takayama is Professor/Director for the Global Education Office in the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University, Japan. Much of his research explores the globalization of educational policy and knowledge from a decolonial/postcolonial perspective. He is currently co-editing Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education and Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, while serving as an advisory board member for a number of international journals in the areas of comparative and international education, education policy and sociology of education.

Man1, Man2, Man3: Colonialism, Technology, and the Purposes of Schooling

Bernadette Baker, University of Wisconsin Madison

  • December 12 at 4:30PM
    Face to Face: Wist Hall, College Center 134 (CCC)

Bernadette M. Baker is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and is affiliated with several centers, including East Asian Studies, South Asia Studies, European Studies, Institute for Regional and International Studies, the Robert F. & Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies, the Disability Studies Initiative, and the Public Humanities. She works in the fields of curriculum history, philosophy of education, and global studies and their intersection with a wider curriculum studies discipline. Her research deploys primarily postfoundationalist, historical, exonationalist, and interview-based approaches to the interrogation of reality claims within the politics of knowledge/wisdom. She has published widely in educational philosophy, curriculum studies, history of education, disability studies, and cultural studies journals.


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