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Schedule

March 23, 2017

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration
   
7:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Welcome from Dr. Nita Freire (via Skype)
   
7:30 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker and Panel Members
   
7:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Freire and the Struggle for Our Humanity: Toward a Decolonizing Pedagogy
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Antonia Darder
   
8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Panel Response (Dr. Bedford, Dr. Cowser, Dr. Eberhart) 
   
9:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Questions & Answers
Adjourning Song

March 24, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Tea
   
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Centering Time - Spoken Word (Elyssa Salinas)
   
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.     Seeds of Hope - Engaging Young Voices  
   
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Group Discussions

  • Group 1:  Latin-x and Latin American Perspectives on Liberating Hope led by Dr. Nancy Bedford
  • Group 2:  Regenerating Hope: Biocultural Pedagogy in the Age of the Anthropocene led by Dr. Timothy Eberhart
  • Group 3:  Hope and Power in the Midst of Violence and Trauma led by Dr. Angela Cowser
   
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Synthesis from Group Discussions
   
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Book Signing and Lunch
Participants who register for CEUs will attend a separate dinner with group discussion led by Patricia Bonilla
   
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Consciousness and an Ethics of Liberation: Living a Pedagogy of Love
Sending Forth Address: Dr. Antonia Darder
   
3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Questions & Answers
   
3:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Acknowledgments and Departure - Adjourning Song
   

Who is Paulo Freire?

Paulo Freire

Paulo Reglus Neves Freire was born in Recife- Brazil, on September 19, 1921. He died on May 2, 1997 in São Paulo leaving an academic legacy as a public and social intellectual who cared deeply “for the oppressed” and “the wretched of the earth.”

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What is a Cathedra (Cátedra)?

The Latin word cathedra (which originates from the Greek word for “seat”) refers to a particular discipline that an outstanding professor teaches within an educational institution.

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Hispanic-Latinx Center

Mailing Address
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 866-3871
Toll-Free: (800) SEMINARY
Fax: (847) 866-3884
Hispanic-Latinx.Center@Garrett.edu