[Iag-list] Teaching as a practice of Freedom: Master Class with Dr Miranda Johnson, University of Sydney

Michele Lobo michele.lobo at deakin.edu.au
Fri Sep 16 10:05:05 AEST 2016


Dear Friends



Teaching as a Practice of Freedom: Master Class with Dr Miranda Johnson

Thursday 20th October, 2016, 10am - 12 noon
Deakin University, Burwood Corporate Centre <http://www.deakin.edu.au/life-at-deakin/our-locations/corporate-centres/burwood-corporate-centre>

We warmly welcome postgraduate students to submit an Expression of Interest to participate in a Master Class with Dr Miranda Johnson. This Master Class will consist of a short talk by Miranda that will focus on the challenges of teaching in fraught political contexts, and the possibilities for new modes of learning that we can open up in such contexts. This will followed by an open discussion where participants will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and talk about their own work.  Since Miranda's work is of a comparative nature this Master Class would be beneficial for those with teaching/research interests sensitive to the needs, rights and agency of those who are marginalised and racialised. This is a unique opportunity to discuss diverse concerns and converse with other students in a supportive and generative group setting.

Miranda Johnson is a lecturer in the Department of History, University of Sydney, where she teaches broadly in the areas of comparative Indigenous history, settler colonialism, and decolonisation.  Her research focuses on Indigenous history in North America and the Pacific and is particularly concerned with matters of rights, identity, and agency. The recipient of several major fellowships in the United States and Australia, The Land is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State (Oxford University Press, 2016) is her first book. The book chronicles the extraordinary story of indigenous activism in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand in the late twentieth century.
Requirements:
Reading:
Tony Birch, "The Trouble with History," in Anna Clark and Paul Ashton, eds. Australian History Now, Sydney: 2013: 232-250.
Michel Foucault, "The Ethics of the Concern of the Self as a Practice of Freedom," from Ethics: Subjectivity and Truth, Paul Rabinow ed., New York: 1994: 281-301.
Miranda Johnson, Introduction from The Land is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State, New York: 2016, available on google books: https://books.google.com.au/books?id=mPrmDAAAQBAJ&pg=PR4&dq=9780190600020&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjFspPe9ezOAhXFW5QKHWUIBAUQ6AEIHTAA#v=onepage&q=9780190600020&f=false<https://books.google.com.au/books?id=mPrmDAAAQBAJ&pg=PR4&dq=9780190600020&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjFspPe9ezOAhXFW5QKHWUIBAUQ6AEIHTAA%23v=onepage&q=9780190600020&f=false>
Call for participants
If you would like to participate in this Master Class, please get in touch with Anne Faithfull (afaithfu at deakin.edu.au<mailto:afaithfu at deakin.edu.au>) and Michele Lobo (Michele.Lobo at deakin.edu.au<mailto:Michele.Lobo at deakin.edu.au>) by Thursday,  22 September  2016 to express your interest/receive the readings.

Kind Regards

Michele Lobo



Dr Michele Lobo
Senior Research Fellow
Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Faculty of Arts & Education

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