Thursday, November 17 / 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Session 1
Education, Knowledge and Science

1. From Empires to Globalisation through Citizenship in Higher EducationGaele Goastellec, Université de Lausanne.

2. High Achievers and Gifted Students in Swedish Compulsory Schools Curricula, the 1960’s to the 1980’sLena Ivarsson, Mid Sweden University.

3. Black Power, Black Schools, Black Freedom: Pedagogy as an Adaptable Tool for Resistance in Black Power-Era Independent SchoolsAbigail Mariam, Harvard University.

4. Academic Rankings as Isomorphic Forces: How Global Rankings Have Elicited Institutional Changes in Brazilian Public UniversitiesAndré Martins, University of São Paulo; Gladys Barreyro, University of São Paulo.

5. Lessons of Colonialism: An Education for the Segregated U.S. SouthEmily Masghati, University of Northern Iowa.

6. Hello, My Name Is "Sociology": Situating Introductory Texts in the Professional LiteratureDan Steward, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

7. Vanguard of an Evidence-Based Society: Explaining the Experimental Mandate of the NCLB ActTytus Wilam, University of Chicago.

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