A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland security in US public schools

Nicole Nguyen
Collective Intellectualities E02

Collective Intellectualities is a program that explores issues related to education within our world today. Convivial discussions with a diverse group of scholars, from different places in the world, engaging with different theoretical traditions, from multiple epistemological viewpoints on education, culture, politics, ecology, and related issues. Hosted by Amy Sojot and Alex Means.

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In this session, we are joined by our guest, Dr. Nicole Nguyen, an Associate Professor of Social Foundations of Education at University of Illinois-Chicago. Through ethnography, her research critically examines national security issues, war, and militarization in US schools. She has two books out both on University of Minnesota press: A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland security in US public schools, which received the 2017 Globe Book Award from the American Association of Geographers, and most recently, her 2019 book, Suspect communities: Anti-Muslim racism and the domestic war on terror.

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