UBC YRE Research Week Keynote Presentation Available Online

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YRE Research Week Keynote Presentation Available Online

This year’s Research Week keynote speaker for the Year of Research was Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres. Dr. Torres is the principal biographer of Paulo Freire, the Brazilian philosopher and critical social theorist, and is the founder of Paulo Freire Institutes in São Paulo, Buenos Aires, and UCLA. His teaching and research interests include the political sociology of education, the impact of globalization on K- 12 and higher education, and the intersection of area studies, ethnic studies, and comparative studies.

His keynote speech, titled ‘Neoliberalism, Globalization Agendas and Banking Educational Policy: Is Popular Education An Answer?’ can be found here, and his PowerPoint presentation can be accessed here.

Please direct comments or questions to Joanne O’Connor at joanne.oconnor@ubc.ca.

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