Tag: National Identity

An Immodest Proposal: Reinventing Nation and Identity Through Education

Allan Luke
When White is Right: Globalization and the Re/Construction of Racial Orders
Monday, April 12, 1999 3:30PM
A "Third Way?" The Rise and Fall of a Socially Just Educational Policy
Wednesday, April 14, 1999 3:30PM
Seminar for students and faculty
Thursday, April 15, 1999 12:20PM 8108 Social Sciences

    Dean of the School of Education at the University of Queensland, Australia, Allan Luke is the principal investigator of a study for the government of Queensland analyzing the relationship between Australian and Asian inter-ethnic families and school reform.  One of the founders of critical discourse analysis in education,  Professor Luke's research covers the sociology of education and cultural studies in education as well as multiculturalism.  His work on the politics of racial and cultural identity in Australia draws attention to the role globalization plays in constructing and legitimating conservative educational policies.   Two of  Professor Luke's recent publications are The Social Construction of Literacy in the Primary School, 1994 and Constructing Critical Literacies:  Teaching and Learning Textual Practice, 1997.