Mark Bray, Dartmouth College Lecturer and author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, returns to The Yankee Bookshop to discuss his forthcoming book: Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader. On October 13, 1909, Francisco Ferrer, the notorious Catalan anarchist educator and founder of the Modern School, was executed by firing squad. The Spanish government accused him of masterminding the Tragic Week rebellion, while the transnational movement that emerged in his defense argued that he was simply the founder of the groundbreaking Modern School of Barcelona. Was Ferrer a ferocious revolutionary, an ardently nonviolent pedagogue, or something else entirely?
This event is free and open to all.