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2019 Schedule

Thursday, March 14, 2019

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Registration and Check-In | Lobby
7:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions | Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful
Dr. Débora Junker
7:30 p.m. Stolen Jesus: Twenty-first Centruy Barbarism and the Demise of Democracy
Dr. Peter McLaren
8:15 p.m. Response
Dr. Nancy Bedford
8:30 p.m. Circles of Conversations
8:50 p.m. Questions and Answer
9:10 p.m. Artistic Response
9:30 p.m. Adjourning


Friday, March 15, 2019

8:45 a.m. Coffee and Tea
9:30 a.m. On Faith, Hope, and Love: Inspiration from Freire's Contribution in Challenging Times
Dr. Daniel Schipani
10:15 a.m. Response
Dr. Anne Joh
10:30 a.m. Circles of Conversation
10:50 a.m. Coffee Break
11:10 a.m. Questions and Answers
11:30 a.m. Artistic Response
12:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m.

Circles of Conversations
Circle 1: Stolen Dreams and Foreclosed Futures: Freire’s Banking Model as “Educational” Extractive Introjection led by Eddie Journey

Circle 2: Liberatory Pedagogies in the Context of Youth Ministry and Leadership Development led by Patricia Bonilla

Circle 3: Baby Talk: Waiting for the Word led by Elyssa Salinas

Circle 4: Sacred Reading as a Pedagogical and Pastoral Response to Tragedy led by Michael Washington

Circle 5: Freirean Riffs of Liberation in the Music of Black Millennials in the U.S. led by Karen Mosby

Circle 6: Liberating Visions of [Our] Humanity: Art, Imagination, and Wholeness led by Maria Alejandra Salazar

Circle 7: We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Ella Baker’s Liberatory Pedagogy led by Gina Robinson

3:00 p.m. Artistic Response
3:20 p.m. Acknowledgements, Group Picture, and Departure


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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