Friday, April 18, 2014

Links to Denis Rancourt's essays about the student condition and student liberation

Plato as the post-60s student: Rancourt’s only chance? (2009)

Need for and Practice of Student Liberation (2010)

University Student for Sale (2010)

Concrete Accomplishments of Student Activism of the 1960s (2011)

Student liberation as an integral part of civil guerrilla warfare - audio lecture, in English and Spanish (2011)

Students: Plan your escape from academia before you enter it (2012)

CLASSE analysis of Quebec student movement tactics (2012)

Adult university students are entrapped unpaid workers, captured and broken by institutional schooling (2014)

Adult students please get real (2015)
Etudiants(es), soyez sérieux(ses) ... (2015)

Predicting the next juvenile revolution (2015)
Predicting the next juvenile revolution (2015) (on Dissident Voice)

And on transforming education:

ACADEMIC SQUATTING - A democratic method of curriculum development (2007)

How to not teach physics (2012)

On the sacred space of the university classroom (2009)

Can we be neutral on the question of affirmative action in the hiring of university professors? -- A radical perspective (2015)

Manufactured ignorance is a primary function of public education (or, how the world economy really works) (2017)

Media interviews and reviews:

TVO interview (2009)

Interview with Evita Ochel (Evolving Beings) (2013)

Interview with Julia Tourianski (Brave The World) (2015)

"No grades in higher education now!" -- The academic freedom case of Denis Rancourt inspires leading education research -- But is the revolution any closer? (2015)
No Grades in Higher Education Now! Is the revolution any closer? (2015) (Dissident Voice version)

Other social theory essays by Denis Rancourt HERE and HERE.

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