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Social Science Pedagogy in the 21st Century: What Should We Be Doing?

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by Robert Fitzgerald “Society is never redeemed without effort, struggle, and sacrifice.”[1]  American progressive educator George Counts included this statement in the introduction of his most celebrated work titled Dare the School Build a New Social Order?  While this is a … Continue reading




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Feb. 6: Michael Hardt Lecture

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          On Thursday, February 6 at 7:30pm Michael Hardt, co-author of the Empire trilogy will be giving a free public lecture at McMaster for MCSPI titled “Multitudes in Revolt, from Tahrir to Taksim.” Click here or … Continue reading




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Reflections on the Significance of the Public University: Interview with Christopher Newfield

McMaster University welcomed Christopher Newfield, a tireless advocate for the public university system in North America, as the inaugural lecturer for The Public Intellectuals Project@McMaster on November 21st, 2011. Newfield’s talk on “Rebuilding the University: From the Innovation Economy to … Continue reading




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