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[Xmca-l] Re: PDF Document Sociocultural and Feminist Theory_ Mutuality and Relevance.pdf



Thanks Indigo, this looks like a really fantastic volume!
Can you please send a note to XMCA when the volume is out?
Cheers,
Greg

On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 2:50 PM, Indigo Esmonde <indigo.esmonde@utoronto.ca>
wrote:

> Greg, I’m so glad you enjoyed the panel. I wish I could have been there!
> Angela and I are working on getting this manuscript to the publisher in a
> month, and hoping it will be out by the end of the year.
> Here are the anticipated chapters:
>
> Table of Contents
>
>
> 1.     Sociocultural and cultural-historical theories of learning: where
> have we been, where are we now? Indigo Esmonde (University of Toronto)
> A historical and contemporary overview of the roots and current trends in
> sociocultural theories of learning. The emphasis is on highlighting the
> general themes, assumptions, and methodologies used by sociocultural
> learning researchers, and on the gaps in theory that make it difficult to
> fully address issues of power and oppression.
>
> 2.     Critical pedagogy. Shirin Vossoughi (Northwestern University) and
> Kris Gutierrez (University of California, Berkeley)
>
> 3.     Critical poststructural theory. Niral Shah (Michigan State
> University) and Zeus Leonardo (University of California, Berkeley)
>
> 4.     Queer theory. Jacob McWilliams (University of Colorado, Boulder)
> and William Penuel, (University of Colorado, Boulder).
>
> 5.     Indigenous worldviews. Megan Bang (University of Washington)
>
>
> 7.     Critical disability studies. Peter Smagorinsky (University of
> Georgia), Michael Cole (University of California, San Diego) and Lucia Braga
>
>
> 8.     Critical race theory. Eileen Parsons (University of North Carolina)
>
> 9.  Towards a critical, cultural, historical, theory of learning. Indigo
> Esmonde (University of Toronto) and Angela Booker (University of
> California, San Diego)
>
> The chapters in the body of the book will each address a single theory
> from a critical tradition. These critical theory chapters will answer the
> following questions:
> - What is this a theory of? What is it trying to explain? What is the
> (disciplinary) history of this theory?
> - What are the key themes, assumptions, or conceptual frameworks of this
> theory?
> - What methodologies are predominantly used?
>
>   *   How does this theory interface with
> sociocultural/cultural-historical theories of learning? What points of
> connection are there? What disconnects are there? How would SCT have to
> change to take this theory into account? (How does SCT help the theory
> develop?)
>
> All the best,
> Indigo
>
> --
> Indigo Esmonde, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Graduate Studies, Department of
> Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
> GLITTER (Group for the study of Learning, Identity, and Teaching Towards
> Equitable Relations)
> Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
> 252 Bloor St W, Room 11-134
> Toronto, ON
> M5S 1V6
> Phone: 416 978 0117
> Fax: 416 926 4744
> indigo.esmonde@utoronto.ca<mailto:indigo.esmonde@utoronto.ca>
> http://indigoesmonde.blogspot.ca<http://indigoesmonde.blogspot.ca/>
>
> From: Jacob McWilliams <jennamcjenna@gmail.com<mailto:
> jennamcjenna@gmail.com>>
> Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10:23 AM
> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu<mailto:
> xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu>>, Indigo Esmonde <indigo.esmonde@utoronto.ca
> <mailto:indigo.esmonde@utoronto.ca>>, Angela Booker <
> angelabooker@ad.ucsd.edu<mailto:angelabooker@ad.ucsd.edu>>
> Subject: Re: [Xmca-l] Re: PDF Document Sociocultural and Feminist Theory_
> Mutuality and Relevance.pdf
>
> Thanks, Greg--it was nice to see you at the panel, and I'm glad the
> session felt interesting--and hopefully also useful.
>
> The book is Power and Privilege in the Learning Sciences: Critical and
> Sociocultural Theories, and it's co-edited by Indigo Esmonde and Angela
> Booker (both cc'ed on this message). My chapter, co-written with Bill
> Penuel, is an argument for advancing queer theory in the learning sciences;
> other chapters focus on frameworks like Critical Race Theory, feminist
> theory, critical geography, critical technology studies, and so on.
>
> It's a really exciting project, and one that I think is sorely needed.
>
>
>
> --
>
>
> Jacob McWilliams
> Educational Psychology and Learning Sciences Program
> University of Colorado Boulder
> j.mcwilliams@colorado.edu<mailto:j.mcwilliams@colorado.edu>
> http://www.jennamcwilliams.com
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 8:39 PM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com
> <mailto:greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>> wrote:
> At AERA a few weeks back I saw a panel with Jacob McWilliams on it that was
> dealing with these very issues that you mention here Mike as you quote and
> "hear here" Phillip's comments.
>
> The talks on the panel that Jacob was on were, as I understand it, chapters
> of an upcoming book that will be edited by Angela Booker and ???. I fear
> I've forgotten some of the details but I do remember the panel being one of
> the best panels I attended at AERA this year.
>
> Jacob, or perhaps someone else familiar with the book: could you fill in
> the details here? Who is the co-editor (or co-editors)? What is the name of
> the volume?
>
> Any other details would be greatly appreciated (anticipated publication
> date? Perhaps a list of authors if it isn't too premature).
>
> Thanks,
> greg
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 4:23 PM, mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu<mailto:
> mcole@ucsd.edu>> wrote:
>
> > Hear hear, Phillip!
> >
> > Who wrote:
> >
> > i read this conclusion as a call for those scholars studying mind,
> culture
> > and activity to actively collaborate with critical theorists, critical
> race
> > theorist, queer theorists, so that, as Helena Worthem is advocating, our
> > work can be closer to the bone of contemporary events.
> > The editors of MCA, I think it is safe to say, will welcome first class
> > articles that do exactly this.
> >
> > mike
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 3:01 PM, White, Phillip <
> > Phillip.White@ucdenver.edu<mailto:Phillip.White@ucdenver.edu>>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > greetings, everyone.  i can only image that the participants of xmca
> have
> > > been waiting with baited breath to hear the results of my gefilte fish
> > for
> > > last friday's seder - and i can only repeat, so that you know that i'm
> > not
> > > fishing for compliments, that the gentleman in his late seventies who
> was
> > > seated next to me (my son's mother-in-law's cousin's husband) said,
> "This
> > > gefilte fish is better than my Kiev born grandmother, and she was a
> great
> > > cook!"
> > >
> > > however, to join in the swim or current postings, Vera's conclusion is
> > > quite to the point, so that i'm pasting it in here:
> > >
> > > "In the beginning of this chapter, I suggested that traditional
> > > psychological and economic
> > > models of human agents as lone, competitive actors are losing
> influence.
> > > Increasingly, interdependence between persons is recognized as central
> to
> > > individual and societal functioning. Both cultural-historical and
> > feminist
> > > theorists place the social sources of development, or
> "self-in-re1ation"
> > as
> > > central within their framework. There are shared themes and
> > > complementarity, as well as different emphases across these two groups
> of
> > > theorists. Feminists' concerns with developmental and relational
> dynamics
> > > are not explicitly shared by scholars studying mind, culture and
> > activity.
> > > However, in looking for areas of mutuality , we broaden our ways of
> > > knowing, and, in the process, may construct a new synthesis between
> > thought
> > > and motive, and cognition and emotion."
> > >
> > > i read this conclusion as a call for those scholars studying mind,
> > culture
> > > and activity to actively collaborate with critical theorists, critical
> > race
> > > theorist, queer theorists, so that, as Helena Worthem is advocating,
> our
> > > work can be closer to the bone of contemporary events.
> > >
> > > phillip
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
> object
> > that creates history. Ernst Boesch
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Anthropology
> 880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> Brigham Young University
> Provo, UT 84602
> http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
>
>


-- 
Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson