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Dr. John Streamas, associate professor, and Dr. Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, director of SLCR and professor, publish works in Teaching with Tension book

"Teaching with Tension book cover."On Jan. 15th, Dr. John Streamas, associate professor of comparative ethnic studies and American studies, and Dr. Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, director of SLCR and comparative ethnic studies professor, both published chapters in the volume Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom, edited by Dr. Philathia Bolton  (University of Akron), Dr. Cassander L. Smith (University of Alabama), and Dr. Lee Bebout (Arizona State University), published by Northwestern University Press. Streamas’ chapter is titled, “How We Lost Our Academic Freedom: Difference and the Teaching of Ethnic and Gender Studies.” Lugo-Lugo’s chapter is titled, “Some of My Students Are Leprechauns (Or Why It Is Difficult for White College Students to Understand That Racism Is Still a Big Deal).”

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