Dancing with Bigotry: The Poisoning of Cultural Identities

March 9th, 2004 by Adam

Donaldo Macedo will present “Dancing with Bigotry: The Poisoning of Cultural Identities” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15 at the Silver Cultural Arts Center.

Macedo is professor of English and a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he is also the graduateprogram director of the Masters of Arts in Applied Linguistics.

He has published extensively in the areas of linguistics, critical literacy, and multicultural education. His publications include: Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know, Dancing With Bigotry, Chomsky on Miseducation, and, forthcoming,Ideology Matters (co-authored with Paulo Freire). His works have been published in Capeverdean, Greek, Portuguese, and Spanish.

The program, a presentation of the Saul O Sidore Lecture Series at Plymouth State University, will be held in the Silver Cultural Arts Center on Main Street in Plymouth. The Saul O Sidore Lecture Series was established in 1979 to bring a variety of speakers to the campus each year to address the critical political, social and cultural issues and events of our time. Sidore Lectures are offered to the public free of charge. For lecture information, call (603) 535-2525.

All Sidore events are free and open to the public. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please call in advance, (603)535-ARTS.

Saul O Sidore Series information is available online at http://www.plymouth.edu/sidore.