pring Symposium on New Pedagogies and Critical Methodologies

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Expanding Horizons, Transforming Education

The "Spring Symposium on New Pedagogies and Critical Methodologies“,  is a 2-day event designed to propel our educational community into the future, fostering innovative teaching approaches and new critical research methodologies that will redefine the landscape of education. It is designed to bring together educators, researchers, and activists to explore the intersection of new pedagogies and critical methodologies in education. The symposium will feature 4 keynote speakers who will discuss the following topics: 

  • Fugitive Pedagogy
  • Indigenous Research Methods
  • Bilingualism in Latinx Students
  • AsianCrit and Racial Literacy Education

The Vision

At the heart of this symposium lies the aspiration of facilitating a dynamic space for educators, scholars, and learners to come together and explore cutting-edge pedagogies and critical methodologies. Our aim is to inspire fresh thinking, dialogue, and transformation within the field of education. The symposium is designed to provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to implement new pedagogies and critical methodologies in their own classrooms. It is also an opportunity for educators to network with colleagues, share best practices, and learn from each other.

Join the Conversation

We invite all educators, researchers, and education enthusiasts to participate in the Bagwell College "Spring Symposium on New Pedagogies and Critical Methodologies." 

This event promises to be a transformative experience, where you can gain fresh perspectives, develop new skills, and contribute to the advancement of education.

Together, we will explore the frontiers of education, challenge the status quo, and embrace innovative pedagogies and critical methodologies that will shape the future of teaching and learning. The "Spring Symposium" eagerly awaits your engagement in this exciting journey of educational transformation.

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The "Spring Symposium on New Pedagogies and Critical Methodologies“ will take place in the lobby of the Bagwell College of Education.


Bagwell College of Education
Kennesaw State University
580 Parliament Garden Way, NW
Kennesaw, GA  30144

Agenda for the Symposium

Wednesday, March 27th 

9:45 - 10:00 Presentation of the Symposium

  • Opening remarks and introductions
  • Symposium overview and schedule

Dr. Jarvis Givens
10:00 - 11:30 Keynote Address
Dr. Jarvis Givens
(Professor of Education and of African and African American Studies. Harvard University)

Title of Presentation:
Black Reconstructions: Archival Assembly and New Histories of American Education 

Dr. Shawn Wilson
1:00 - 2:30 Keynote Address
Dr. Shawn Wilson
(Professor of Indigenous Studies. The University of British Columbia)

Title of Presentation:
Entering into a relationship with Indigenous Knowledge

3:00 - 4:00 Panel Dr. Givens & Dr. Wilson
Dr. Marrielle Myers & Dr. Jillian Ford

Thursday, March 28th

Dr. Carla España 
10:00 - 11:30 Keynote Address
Dr. Carla España
(Professor of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies. Brooklyn College)

Title of Presentation: 
Critical Bilingual Literacies: Translanguaging Pedagogy as Disruption and Hope

Dr. Sohyun An
1:00 - 2:30 Keynote Address
Dr. Sohyun An
(Professor of Social Studies Education. Kennesaw State University)

Title of Presentation:
Asian American studies and ethnic studies movement and community responsive pedagogy

3:00 - 4:00 Panel Dr. España & Dr. An

Dr. Sanjuana Rodríguez & Dr. Paula Guerra

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