Megan's Reviews > Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom

Teaching to Transgress by bell hooks
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Apr 13, 2008

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction, pedagogy, race, gender, short-form-essays-and-stories
Recommended for: all folks in higher ed, especially those who teach
Read in May, 2008

"The academy is not paradise. But learning is a place where paradise can be created. The classroom, with all its limitations, remains a location of possibility. In that field of possibility we have the opportunity to labor for freedom, to demand of ourselves and our comrades, an openness of mind and heart that allows us to face reality even as we collectively imagine ways to move beyond boundaries, to transgress. This is education as the practice of freedom."
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