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REPOST: #2 Paulo Freire Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Mimi & Heba discuss the ideas behind Paulo Friere's Pedagogy of the Oppressed, the implications on teaching and how teacher-researchers can incorporate this frame of mind into their daily practice.

Join our discussion of #2 Paulo Freire Pedagogy of the Oppressed on the Read SO Good Podcast.

Sources mentioned in Freire podcast:

On asset/deficit approaches:

Villegas, A.M., & Lucas, T. (2002, Jan./Feb.). Preparing culturally responsive teachers: Rethinking the curriculum. Journal of Teacher Education, 53(1), 20–32.

On Bakhtin:

Bakhtin, M. M., & Holquist, M. (1981). The dialogic imagination: Four essays. Austin:

University of Texas Press.


Orwell, G. ( 1949). Nineteen eighty-four.

Fanon, F. (1961). The wretched of the earth.

Fanon, F. (1952). Black skin, White masks.

Ahmed, S. (2004). The cultural politics of emotion. New York: Routledge.

Kumashiro, K. K. (2002). Troubling education: Queer activism and anti-oppressive pedagogy. Psychology Press.

On the migrant crisis:

On the citation challenge:

The Communication Initiative -

Beautiful Trouble -

Levana Saxon, over at Beautiful trouble, says that PF offers: “An approach to education that aims to transform oppressive structures by engaging people who have been marginalized and dehumanized and drawing on what they already know.”

Pasi Salhberg conference Isabel bader theatre 2014 -

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