SMRF Anti-Racism Reading Group Meets to Discuss Pedagogy

March 24, 2021

On Monday, SMR members met for the latest installment of SMR Forum’s anti-racism reading group. This time, the readings had a pedagogical theme. Participants discussed these readings in relation to our particular teaching situations, mainly focusing on challenges and hopes of anti-racist teaching within broader institutional frameworks. A good time was had by all! For the reading list, see below.

  • Chandra Mohanty, “Race, Multiculturalism, and Pedagogies of Dissent,” in Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (2003)
  • Robin Attas and Margaret E. Walker, “Exploring Decolonization, Music, and Pedagogy,” in Intersections 39/1 (2019)
  • Alejandro Madrid, “Diversity, Tokenism, Non-Canonical Musics, and the Crisis of the Humanities in U.S. Academia,” in Journal of Music History Pedagogy 7, no. 2 (2017)
  • Esther O. Ohito, “Fleshing out enactments of Whiteness in antiracist pedagogy: snapshot of a White teacher educator’s practice,” in Pedagogy, Culture & Society 28, no. 1 (2020)