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Critical Pedagogy and the Citizen Student: A just society is possible

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

Location

George Brown College (St. James)
200 King Street East, Main Lobby
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W

On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 the Community Worker Program presents The Tommy Douglas Institute’s Critical Pedagogy and the Citizen Student: A Just Society is Possible at George Brown College (St. James Campus).

The all-day event of breakout sessions, interactive exhibits, and a closing community forum will open with a keynote address delivered by journalist and social activist, Judy Rebick.

Columnists

Pedagogy and Global Great Thinkers

Photo: Abhi Sharma/flickr

For my undergraduate degree I had the privilege of studying in a "Great Books" program at Concordia University's Liberal Arts College in Montreal. This bachelor of arts degree in "Western Society and Culture" is one of a hundred Great Books curricula in North America, Europe and Asia. The Concordia program was modelled on the Great Books movement which began at Columbia University in New York in 1921 and which now constitutes that university's Core Curriculum.

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Location

McMaster University student centre 3rd floor CIBC Hall
1280 Main Street West
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Arts, Crafts, Music, Entertainment, Meet and Greet and the launch of the Accessibility Community of Practice website!

Refreshments will be provided

This event is wheelchair accessible

For religious, dietary or disability-related accommodations, or for assistance registering, please contact Ayshia Musleh, Accessibility Specialist: amusleh@mcmaster.ca or call 905 525 9140 x24644

RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.ca/org/5423048457?s=19809207.

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