The Globalization Question and Education - Carlos Alberto Torres

April 15, 2005
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The PBRC Distinguished Speaker Series Presents

Carlos Alberto Torres Director, Latin American Center, UCLA

“The Globalization Question and Education”

Friday, April 15, 2005
Pauling 216 5-6pm


Are you concerned with globalization and its effects on education? Are you interested in how globalization socializes our children and youth in the understanding and practice of the most deeply held cultural and social values, beliefs, and common sense knowledge of each society?

If that’s the case, join us for Carlos Torres’ PBRC Distinguished Lecture on “The Globalization Question and Education”

Carlos Alberto Torres is Professor of Social Sciences and Comparative Education and Director of the Latin American Center at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is also the Founding Director of the Paulo Freire Institute in São Paulo, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and UCLA. Dr. Torres is author of more than 45 books, including Democracy, Education, and Multiculturalism: Dilemmas of Citizenship in a Global World (1998), Education and Globalization: Critical Analysis (2000), Comparative Education: The Dialectics of the Global and the Local (2003) and The Political Economy of Globalization: The University, The State and Market in the Americas (2005).