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Questions academics can ask to decolonise their classrooms

Research conducted among academics and students at a historically white South African university suggests that many are thinking about “decolonizing the curriculum” from only one angle: changing the content of what they teach. So, for example, they might add Africa-based authors to a reading list. But they don’t shift the tasks required to engage with that literature, which still leaves many students feeling alienated and marginalized. [continue reading…]