(Decolonial) Notes to Paulo Freire: Walking and Asking

  • Catherine E. Walsh


With the crisis of Western civilization, decolonial pedagogies are rising. Opening and expanding as well are the decolonial cracks within the modern/colonial order. In these notes to Paulo Freire, I reflect upon how the cracks become the place and space from which action, militancy, resistance, insurgence, transgression, and/or pedagogization are advanced, alliances are built, and the otherwise is invented and constructed. How can we become more cognizant of the processes, practices, and pedagogies of the crack making? And, how can we further open and extend the cracks, affording a pedagogical praxis of accompaniment and engagement that endeavors to move within and connect the cracks, pushing further the possibility of decolonial pedagogies rising? These are the questions that I ask walking.


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  • Catherine E. Walsh
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  1. 1.Universidad Andina Simon BolivarQuitoEcuador

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