Dr. Awad Ibrahim

In Episode 18 Dr. Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Awad Ibrahim, an internationally renowned Professor at the University of Ottawa. During their conversation, Dr. Ibrahim shares his perspectives as a curriculum theorist in relation to the economy of hospitality and COVID-19. They discuss some of the following concepts: being a new dad, privileges of being a universal subject, unconditional hospitality, Black popular culture, what might matter to youth, the explicit, hidden, and null curriculum, schooling versus education, ignorant schoolmaster, Hip-Hop as poetic social, historical, and political theorizing, African immigrant youth translating and negotiating becoming Black in Canada, rhizomatic multinational and multilingual excesses of Blackness, racial injustice, Black excellence, and so much more.