Social Justice Education and the Cultural Meaning of Language with Erik Gleibermann
On World Views' Oct. 19 episode, Joshua Landis joins Rebecca Cruise to discuss the recent murder of a Saudi journalist in Istanbul. Then, Suzette Grillot speaks to Erik Gleibermann about his research on social justice education and Jamaican Patois.
Joshua Landis is the Sandra Mackey Chair in Middle East Studies and Director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He has taught courses for a number of institutions including the National Security Agency and Princeton University, and currently runs Syria Comment, a web newsletter on Syrian politics and history with over 50,000 monthly readers.
Erik Gleibermann is a World Literature Today editorial board member, San Francisco–based social justice educator, and journalist. He has written for the Atlantic, New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Guardian, Colorlines, Tikkun, The Black Scholar, and numerous literary journals. He is a former writing mentor in the University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Education and a 2018 international US Fulbright Specialist. He joins us on World Views to discuss his background as a social justice educator, as well as his upcoming article for Al Jazeera English on Jamaican Patois.
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