Episode 53: Maria Luiza Süssekind

In Episode 53 Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook interviews Dr. Maria Luiza Süssekind a Professor, mother and grandmother, feminist and activist, and writer from the Global South. She currently does research and teaches at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro State. She is a member of the council for Human Rights policies of the Ministry of Education. We discussed the following: lived experiences as a visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia and University of Ottawa, studying autobiographical research, International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, navigating and negotiating her undergraduate and graduate studies in Brazil, Deleuze and Guattari, Michel de Certeau, Marx, poststructuralism, plurilingualism, emergence and impact of Brazilian everyday life studies, nets of knowledge, epistemicide, settler colonialism, her documentary Keep Me Away from this Father, and so much more.