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Dr. Mark Malisa
Assistant Professor of Teacher Education
Thelma P. Lally School of Education, #18
The College of Saint Rose
Albany, NY 12203
Major Areas of Research Interests:
Fall 2013: The March on Washington: Reverberations and Echoes in Southern Africa. The Dream and Its Untold Stories. German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. Sep 19-21.
Spring 2013: Contrasting Perspectives on the Education of Refugees: USA/Cuba. New York University, NY. NYU Steinhardt International Education Conference, April 12, 2013.
Spring 2013: Nonviolence in the works of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. In Search of Better Lives: The Circulation of Ideas for Social Improvement in the 19th and 20th Century. German Historical Institute, Washington D.C., March 7-9, 2013.
Spring 2013: The iconoclast as an intellectual: Reflections on the work of Ayi Kweyi Armah. 2013 Fourth Annual Public Intellectuals Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge: MA. April 25-27.
Fall 2012: Neither Truth(s) nor Reconciliation: Reflections on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Local Memory, Global Ethics, Justice: The Politics of Historical Dialogue in Contemporary Society Conference hosted by the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA), Columbia University, NY. Dec 11-15.
Fall 2012: Peace and Happiness in the Works of Gandhi. Ahimsa and Sustainable Happiness Conference. California State University, Pomona. Nov 1-4.
Spring 2012: South African youths and the anti-apartheid movement. Twentieth century adolescent ambassadors. German Historical Institute. Washington D.C.
Fall 2012: Between Just War and Nonviolence: South African Jews and (Anti) Apartheid. Jewish Studies Association, Washington D.C., December 18-22.
Fall 2011: The Congress of South African Trade Unions and the democratization of South Africa. Conference on Trade Unions in Democratic Processes. Gottingen, Germany, Nov 22-24. (With Adelina Mbinjama).
Fall 2011: The other Paulo Freire: Pedagogy in Process and Critical Pedagogy in the 21st Century. International Marcuse Society. Philadelphia, PA, October 27-29.
Fall 2011: Selma and Soweto and the struggles against global apartheid. Cities in History: Urban Identities Reconsidered. Fordham University: New York, September 17.
Summer 2011: Ubuntu as an alternative to Western/Enlightenment Human Values. Society for Human Values in Higher Education: Elmhurst College; Illinois, USA.
Spring 2011: From Apartheid to Masakhane: Reflections on Education and Ideology in South Africa. NAAAS Conference. Baton Rouge: LA. February 2011
Spring 2011: The Utopian Ideal in the Black-Centered Educational Philosophy of Malcolm X: A Critique. NAAAS Conference. Baton Rouge: LA, February 2011.
Spring 2011: Charter Schools and the education of Minorities: Propaganda, Myths, and Realities. International Conference for Academic Disciplines. Las Vegas: Nevada, March 2011.
Fall 2009: Ubuntu, Satyagraha, and, Ahimsa: The Role of Indigenous Cultures in Nonviolent Conflict Resolution. James Madison University, Virginia, USA.
Fall 2008: Black, African-American, And Black
Again: Change And Changelessness In Black Identity Politics. E
Pluribus Unum? Ethnic Identities in Transnational Integration
Processes in the Americas: Bielefeld University, Germany.
Sociology of Education
Foundations of Education
Integrative Research Seminar
Editorial Board for 'Excellence: International Journal of Education and Research'