Dr. Ryuko Kubota

About this talk

Research for promoting social justice and transformative practices has attracted many students and scholars. While it is important to share new insights and empirical knowledge through scholarly discussions in the forms of academic publications and presentations, research evidence and ideas should be made widely accessible to non-academic audiences, including teachers, parents, administrators, policy makers, journalists, and more. Knowledge mobilization in the public domain is important because critical insights cannot become truly transformative unless they penetrate into people’s consciousness and institutional structures. In this interactive session, I will briefly present some examples based on my own experience and invite the audience to explore and share ideas of how we can engage with public scholarship through multimodal means.

Dr. Ryuko Kubota is a Professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education at University of British Columbia, Canada, where she teaches applied linguistics and teacher education. Her research draws on critical approaches to language education, focusing on antiracism, critical pedagogies, and language ideologies.

April 07, 2022

12:00-1:15 PM HST