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ELP & ECS students as co-authors in new book chapter on legacy of Derrick Bell

 

Ana Carollina Antunes, Rosie Connor, Kathryn K. Coquemont, Kehaulani Folau, Allison Martin & Laura Tood are all co-authors with Dr. Laurence Parker of a book chapter entitled The Utility of the Space Traders and its variations as critical race theory teachable moments in the edited book Covenant Keeper: Derrick Bell's enduring education legacy (2016) edited by Gloria Ladson Billings & William F. Tate (published by Peter Lang). The book highlights the importance of Derrick Bell's legal scholarship and activism as one of the founders of critical race theory and the chapters profile different parts of his legacy as they apply to education contexts.

Our chapter emerged from a seminar on critical race theory and educational leadership and policy (ELP 7960) in the spring of 2015, when I was approached by Dr. Ladson-Billings to contribute a chapter to this volume. I decided to involve the students in the class who were interested and invite them to write a collective chapter with me on the importance of the Space Traders theme and interest convergence since we were covering these parts of Bell's work at the time. What emerged is this book chapter written by all of us and this was a teachable moment for all of us as well to work together and pull this joint project that resulted in this chapter. I am thankful and appreciated all of the students efforts in both the ELP and ECS departments because of the ways in which all of you intellectually pushed the theoretical concepts to make them work in the class as well as for this chapter.

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Last Updated: 12/7/16