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Marxism and Education: Renewing Dialogues IX

MARXISM AND EDUCATION: RENEWING DIALOGUES IX

Education and Social Class

A DAY SEMINAR

Wednesday 25th October 2006
9.00 – 5.00, ROOM TBA
School of Education Foundations & Policy Studies
University of London, Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way, London WC1

9.00 – 9.30
Registration
9.30 – 10.00
Introduction and Announcements:
Tony Green (University of London, Institute of Education) and Glenn Rikowski (University of Northampton)
10.00 – 10.30
Gillian Evans (Brunel University)
Educational Failure and Working Class White Children in Britain
10.30 – 11.00
Carole Leathwood (London Metropolitan University)
Social Class and Access to Higher Education
11.00 – 11.30
Dave Hill (University of Northampton)
Education, Class, and Capital in Neoliberal Globalisation: Some Implications for Social Class Analysis and Analysts
11.30 – 12.00
Dennis Hayes (Canterbury Christ Church University)
From Social Revolt to Self-harm: Whatever Happened to the Working Class?
12.00 – 1.00
LUNCH
1.00 – 1.30
Ken Roberts (University of Liverpool)
Education and Social Class: Refocusing the Research and Policy Agendas
1.30 – 2.00
Valerie Hey (Brunel University)
‘Is a Marxist to Masculinity what a Feminist is to Poststructuralism?’ Reflecting on the Disappointment of Dialectics
2.00 – 2.30
Carlo Raffo (University of Manchester)
Education and Poverty – Mapping the Terrain
2.30 – 3.00
Lyn Tett (University of Edinburgh)
Adult Literacy, Knowledge and Class
3.00 – 3.15
BREAK
3.15 – 3.45
David Black (Editor of The Hobgoblin: A Journal of Marxist-Humanism)
What is Value? A Question for Educators
3.45 – 4.15
Glenn Rikowski (University of Northampton)
Ten Points on Marx, Class and Education
4.15 – 4.30
BREAK
4.30 – 5.00
PLENARY – OPEN DISCUSSION

The Seminar is free, but places are limited. To reserve a place, please contact Glenn Rikowski at: Rikowskigr@aol.com