10th Annual International Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference
Activism and Education: Learning with(in) Lived Experiences
February 27-28, 2014 – Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Nirmala Erevelles on “Tongue Tied in Transnational Contexts: Bilingual Education, Deaf Studies & Disability Studies.”
Award-winning Seattle filmmaker Jill Freidberg spent two years in southern Mexico documenting the efforts of more than 100,000 teachers, parents, and students fighting to defend to country’s public education system from the devastating impacts of economic globalization. Freidberg combines footage of strikes and direction actions with 25 years worth of never-before-seen archival images to deliver a compelling and unsettling story of resistance, repressioin, commitment, and solidarity.
It’s called Granito de Arena (Little Grain of Sand).