Humanities Now: American MISeducation

Event Time: 
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Event Description: 

Schools teach us to read, write, and work with numbers; they help us to think about our world and our place within it. But what happens when education is used as a weapon, driving domestic and international inequality? In this workshop with Professor Gary Okihiro, Visiting Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race & Migration at Yale University, you’ll explore two sides of education: schooling for colonization, and education for liberation. Uncover the surprising connections between colonial schools in Hawai’i, American Indian boarding schools, historically Black colleges, and your high school - and imagine for yourself what a liberatory education might look like.

OPEN TO STUDENTS IN GRADES 8-12.  Registration required at

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