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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

4:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Worship in the Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful
5:30 p.m. Registration and Check-In
7:00 p.m. Welcome from President Lallene J. Rector
7:30 p.m. Introduction of Keynote Speaker, Dr. Donaldo Macedo
Dr. Débora Junker
7:45 p.m. The Pedagogy of Justice: Understanding Freire's Ethics Beyond Methods
Dr. Donaldo Macedo
8:30 p.m. Panel Response
Panelists: Dr. James Kirylo, Dr. Frances Aparicio, Dr. Osvaldo Vena
9:00 p.m. Questions and Answers, Adjourning Song


Thursday, March 15, 2018

8:30 a.m. Coffee and Tea
9:00 a.m. Centering Time
9:30 a.m. Creative Work
10:20 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Group Discussions
Group 1: Language, Hybridity, and Race in US Latinx Communities led by Dr. Frances Aparicio
Group 2: Paulo Freire and a Spirituality of Becoming led by Dr. James Kirylo
Group 3: Learning to Read the Bible in Collaboration with the Oppressed led by Dr. Osvaldo Vena
11:30 a.m. Synthesis from Group Discussions
12:30 p.m. Book Signing and Lunch
2:00 p.m. Decolonizing Education through Freire's Revolutionary Praxis
Dr. Donaldo Macedo
3:00 p.m. Questions and Answers
3:20 p.m. Acknowledgments and Depature, Adjourning Song, Group Picture


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
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