Lessons in Educational Emancipation from the Radical Teaching Life of Hal Adams
Edited By Bill Ayers, Caroline Heller and Janise Hurtig
Elsa Roberts Auerbach, Professor Emerita, taught in the applied linguistics and English Departments at the University of Massachusetts Boston for 30 years. She has written extensively about critical and participatory approaches to adult language and literacy education for English language learners. Her research and publications focus on curriculum development, family literacy, worker education, and teacher education; she has participated in various adult education and literacy initiatives in South Africa since 1995. She currently works with Jewish Voice for Peace, a U.S. organization engaged in the strug- gle for a just peace in Israel/Palestine, and is part of the editorial collective of Amandla! Magazine. William Ayers is former Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of several books including Teaching Toward Freedom and Public Enemy. Anne Carlson teaches a self-contained fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade class at Drummond, a public Montessori school in Chicago. Previously she worked for several years teaching in dual-language programs, including Whittier. Anne is an active rank-and-file member of the Chicago Teachers Union. She lives in Chicago with her husband Michael Staudenmaier and their three children. 148 | contributors Caroline Heller is a professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she also directs the Ph.D. program in educational studies (individually designed specialization). She is the author of Until We Are Strong Together and Reading Claudius: A Memoir in Two Parts. Janise Hurtig is a researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she directs the Community Writing Project, which she began...
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