This issue of Occasional Papers began as a Graduate School seminar honoring Steven Schultz, a much beloved and respected faculty member whose untimely death greatly impacted the Bank Street community. In 1989, Steve’s work was on the cutting edge of attempts to see acts of individual and collective resistance in preschool classrooms as potential precursors of political resistance among adults. The essays in Rethinking Resistance reflect a broad range of experiences and perspectives that prompt us to rethink the meaning and importance of resistance.

Author Biography

Jonathan G. Silin, editor of the Occasional Paper series, has been a member of the Bank Street Graduate School faculty since 1992. His newest book, My Father’s Keeper: The Memoir of a Gay Son, is published by Beacon Press.



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