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Theorizing Africa Beyond Its Boundaries

  • George J Sefa DeiEmail author
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Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 9)

Abstract

Resisting the localization of teaching Africa to the literal spaces of the Continent, this discussion traces theoretical and pragmatic ways – especially in our classrooms and political spaces – informal and formal African-centred learning and activism can happen.

Keywords

Political activism Teaching as resistance Diversity of continental Africa Local knowledges Theory Practice Student engagement Silenced histories Teaching Localization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)TorontoCanada

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