The Violence of Organized Forgetting

The Violence of Organized Forgetting
Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine


Henry A. Giroux


Henry A. Giroux is a world renowned educator, author and public intellectual. He currently holds the Global TV Network Chair Professorship at McMaster University in the English and Cultural Studies Department and a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Ryerson University. His most recent books include: Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism (Peter Lang, 2011); On Critical Pedagogy (Continuum, 2011); Education and the Crisis of Public Values (Peter Lang 2012); Twilight of the Social: Resurgent Publics in an Age of Disposability (Paradigm Publishers, 2012); Disposable Youth (Routledge 2012); Youth in Revolt (Paradigm, 2013); America's Education Deficit and the War on Youth (Monthly Review Press, 2013) A prolific writer and political commentator, he writes regularly for Truthout and serves on their board of directors.

He currently lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with his wife, Dr. Susan Searls Giroux.