In this episode, Dr. Tadashi Dozono shares his research on epistemic violence in world history classrooms and curriculum. We talk about textbooks, standardized curriculum, queer theory, the power of grammar, and allowing students to bring their own ways of knowing into the classroom.
Tadashi Dozono is an assistant professor of history/social science education at California State University Channel Islands. Through cultural studies, ethnic studies, queer theory, and critical theory, Tadashi’s research emphasizes accountability towards the experiences of marginalized students by examining the production of knowledge in high school social studies classrooms.
Here are some links:
- Some of Tadashi’s research:
- Read Sasha Costanza-Chock’s book: Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need (I referenced the introduction)
- Explore the Cite Black Women website to learn about the origins of this movement, the five guiding principles, and their podcast.
- Check out this great intro to queer theory through the lens of the Harry Potter books by Hannah McGregor and Marcel Kosman: Witch, Please: Book 2, Episode 2: Queer Theory
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