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Fugitive Pedagogy: a conversation with Jarvis R. Givens - Shared screen with speaker view
Sarah Cox
Karamat Iqbal
Dr Karamat Iqbal. Education / diversity practitioner since the 1970s. Recent interest in educational underachievement of White working class and British Pakistani children.
Jessica Abrahams
Wow that is brilliant!
Sarah Cox
Rafael Mitchell
Great work!
Robin Shields (he/him)
Good news, nice to see everyone and looking forward to hearing Dr Givens!
Sarah Cox
Karamat Iqbal
We should all support Beacon Books. I think they published Bernard Coard's groundbreaking book in 1971
Hi all. I’m Dan Whittall, a geography teacher at a college in West Yorkshire. Really looking forward to hearing the discussion of Dr Givens’ important book. I’m also part of a group working to decolonise geography education https://decolonisegeography.com @DecoloniseGeog
Rafael Mitchell
Wow, that's some lineage - thanks for the context,Karamat
Richard Akerele
hi All, my name is Richard Akerele, founder of a widening participation helping young people from African Carribean descent
Richard Akerele
our website www.eastlondonconnect.org
Minal Sangole
hello everyone, my name is Minal Sangole, a doctoral candidate from Tata institute of social sciences, (Mumbai) India. My work is broadly based on caste, gender and higher education.
Hi everyone, my name is Emily and my research will take place in classrooms, attending to children’s narratives of their everyday learning.
Arathi Sriprakash
For those who joined late: we have 10 copies of the book to give to participants who might not otherwise have access to it through their institutions. Please email Sarah Cox sarah.cox@bristol.ac.ukafter the event if you wish to have a copy sent to you. Please include your postal address and phone number for delivery. This has been supported by the School of Education and New Beacon Books.
Elspeth Van Veeren
Hi everyone. I’m Elspeth, a researcher at the University of Bristol and coordinator of the Secrecy, power and ignorance research network here. I work on secrecy cultures, including those used as part of resistance. This work is fantastic. So pleased to be introduced to it.
Arathi Sriprakash
Please feel free to use the chat to post your questions. We hope to have time soon for some discussion with participants.
Jessica Abrahams
And we are seeing this in the UK too... censorship of the curriculum
Robin Shields (he/him)
Banning CRT Here too!
Robin Shields (he/him)
Thanks for this really insightful presentation, I really enjoyed the historical material that brought this to life. Question: Given the covert and hidden nature of fugitive pedagogy, are there limits to how it is captured in archival material? Is it possible to get a sense of "gaps" or practices that might not have been recorded?
Karamat Iqbal
some of the current battles in the uk are between the Right wing Black and Right wing Asians and the rest of their communities. Are there any lessons we can draw from the Black community politics in the pre and post Civil Rights period?
Yentyl Williams
Important conversation, especially for folks in Bristol where I’m based. Great to be here, happy to keep connected: https://be.linkedin.com/in/yentylwilliams
Rafael Mitchell
Thanks for a fantastic presentation Q: From your perspective, what are some of the key spaces for this engaging with this important work in initial teacher education & ongoing professional learning currently in the USA (and elsewhere) ?
Jennifer Rowsell
Thank you for a great presentation. I need to run. I will definitely buy the book.
Sharon Walker
Many thanks Jarvis. During the period/context that you are writing about, physical violence was a tangible threat as a response to actions of fugitive pedagogies. How do you think the immediate threat of violence mediated the types of fugitive pedagogies that you’ve uncovered. That is, is the ‘subtle’ a characteristic of both a violent and non-violent environment?
This is a wonderfully generative discussion - thank you, both. I wonder if we could hear more about the significance of Woodson’s concept of mis-education, and the value of this concept for helping us rethink the contribution of black educational thought to debates over the knowledge that comes to be defined as educationally worthwhile. Thank you
Alisha Tillery
I’m wondering how you would correlate fugitive pedagogy and its historical roots to Critical Race Theory? Specifically the backlash CRT is currently facing such as it being banned in US classrooms and the resistance to recognize and utilize it outside of the US (such as the UK) and limiting it as a ‘US theory/framework.’ Do you believe this would also be attempted for this fugitive pedagogy you are describing and putting it in a limited box within the US? How can that be surpassed?