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Session 8 Critical Pedagogy: Abiodun Oyewole and Lawson Fusao Inada - Resources


Critical Pedagogy Theory
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Additional Resources

Cheung, King-Kok (ed). An Interethnic Companion to Asian American Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
This collection introduces readers to the works of American authors of various Asian ethnic backgrounds.

Freedman, Sarah Warshauer, et al (eds). Inside City Schools:Investigating Literacy in Multicultural Classrooms. New York : Teachers College Press, 1999.
This report from a team of teacher-researchers in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and New Orleans focuses on issues of literacy in ethnically diverse classrooms.

Mueller, Marnie. The Climate of the Country, 1999, Williamantic, CT; Curbstone Press.
A semiautobiographical novel set in the Tule Lake Internment Camp during W.W. II, it tells the story of the author’s fictionalized parents living and working in the camp; under conditions of wartime duress, they are forced to act against their beliefs. Ms. Mueller was the first Caucasian child born at the camp.

National Writing Project (NWP)
http://www.writingproject.org/Resources/internment.htm
This Web site page for educators includes resource information about Japanese American Internment.

Perry, Theresa (ed). Teaching Malcolm X. New York: Routledge, 1996.
This anthology of writings discusses the teaching of Malcolm X's work to students of all levels.

Public Enemy. Fear of a Black Planet. Def Jam, 1990.
On this seminal album, the New York-based rappers combine music and poetry with a revolutionary edge.

Reed, Ishmael (ed). Multi-America:Essays on Cultural Wars & Cultural Peace. New York: Viking, 1997.
This collection of essays introduces readers to the many voices of multi-ethnic America and includes selections on assimilation, racial conflict, the gay rights movement, and stereotyping.

Scott-Heron, Gil. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. Flying Dutchman Records, 1974.
This title track of this album is perhaps the most famous political spoken-word/music performance ever recorded.

Sundiata, Sekou. The Blue Oneness of Dreams. Mercury Records, 1997.
New York poet/performer Sundiata's spoken-word album includes elements of blues, jazz, funk, and African and Afro-Caribbean music, blues, funk.

Video and Films

Children of the Camps
http://www.pbs.org/childofcamp/documentary/index.html
This is a PBS documentary chronicling the experiences of six Japanese Americans whom, as children, were confined to internment camps with their families during World War II.

Freedom: A History of US
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/historyofus/web12/segment6_p.html
A co-production of Thirteen/WNET and Kunhardt Productions, the series tells the history of America through the perspective of freedom. Episode 12, Segment 6 addresses the Japanese American internment from the viewpoint of the Fourth Amendment – unreasonable searches and seizures.

Rabbit in the Moon
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov1999/rabbitinthemoon/index.html
Through archival and recently discovered home movies, Japanese American filmmaker, Emiko Omori, delves into the personal stories of a few of those interned to uncover the political intrigues, social antagonisms and insecurities that developed in the camps that still affect community life today.

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