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581. Getting an Education at Occupy Boston: A Roundtable on Intellectual Activism

Tuesday, 5 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Back Bay D, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Radical Caucus in English and the Modern Languages

Speakers: Doug Greene, Boston, MA; Julie Orlemanski, Boston Coll.; Joseph Ramsey, Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell; Victor Wallis, Berklee Coll. of Music

Session Description:

Drawing together professional academics and movement activists who have contributed to the educational process at Occupy Boston, the roundtable will focus on the meaning and nature of "education" at a time of increasing social inequality and diminished opportunity.


  • The Teaching of Language and Literature – General

  • The Profession – General

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