CTP Lunch and Learn Series ft. Dr. Renee Desmarchelier

Whose Knowledge?: Curriculum, Neoliberalism and Backlash in Australia

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 2

225 Peabody


Dr. Renee Desmarchelier, a Lecturer of Critical Pedagogies from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia will be speaking in the first Lunch and Learn session of the semester. Dr. Desmarchelier will give a speech to share the context of education and curriculum development in Australia.

Her research interests include critical pedagogies, indigenous knowledges, curriculum innovation, science education, indigenous activism and social media. She has published articles on the topics of humanization in decolonizing educational research, teachers’ attitudes to including indigenous knowledge in the Australian curriculum, among others. 

This event is sponsored by the Curriculum Theory Project, School of Education. The Lunch and Learn Series is an effort to allow faculty and students to learn from fellow colleagues and to present works in progress to the scholastic community.

All faculty and students are welcome to attend.

About SOE
The LSU School of Education (SOE) offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Research, and Counseling, including two completely online master’s programs. SOE offers a range of professional and academic degree programs that focus on preparing students for careers in education, research, policy formation and implementation, as well as program oversight. The School’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners, and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues. SOE is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.  

Visit the School of Education at lsu.edu/chse/education

About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at lsu.edu/chse