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Pre-symposium Interviews

Norm Denzin
Patti Lather
Noam Chomsky

Day 1: July 23, 2015

Opening: Proceedings opened with a blessing by Noel Starblanket

Vianne Timmons, Jennifer Tupper, and Drummers

Yvonna Lincoln
Marie Battiste
Budd Hall

Commerce in the Academy:Audit Cultures and Neoliberalism’s Assault on Liberalism
Regenerating Successes with Indigenous Knowledge:Possibilities, Practices, and Perplexities within Eurocentric Education
Beyond Epistemicide:
Knowledge Democracy and Higher Education

Leigh Patel
Linda Tuhiwai Smith

Anti-colonial educational research: From property rights to answerability
The optimistic art of the impossible- measuring impact of indigenous research in the era of historic denial and evidence based policy in higher education

Day 2: July 24, 2015


David Malloy

Michelle Fine
Chad Gaffield
Eve Tuck

Troubling calls for “evidence”: punitive accountability, disruptive innovation and neoliberal blues in the education deform project
Why universities are losing the narrative and how we might get it back
Biting the hand that feeds you: Theories of change in the settler state and its universities

Joel Westheimer
Rosalind Gill
Peter McLaren

Higher education or education for hire? Corporatization, fictive austerity and the threat to democratic thinking
The quantified self of neoliberal academia
Comrade Jesus: The dialectic regained and the people unchained–towards a revolutionary critical pedagogy

Day 3: July 25, 2015


Shauneen Pete

Christopher Myers
Sandy Grande
Charlene Bearhead

Public scholarship and tenure/promotion: “Rethinking teaching, scholarship and service”
Some of us are Braves: Settler universities and the politics of indigenous refusal
Journey to reconciliation: Following the path of truth through student research

Marcia McKenzie
Nick Carleton

What Counts as Scholarship in Higher Education
Measures and metrics and Maclean’s!
Oh My!



Video recordings* by Brad McDonald and Joe Norris and partially funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant and Brock University Faculty Association. 

(*exceptions: pre-symposium interviews from Drs. Chomsky, Denzin, & Lather)