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Dominic Inouye: 12×16 and the messy process of unlearning

Much of the childhood experience emphasizes learning, but the challenge is to unlearn ingrained ideas. Inspired by a great American novel, this talk explores a process for unlearning debilitating concepts of racism, schooling, fitness, space, and even how to perceive Milwaukee itself.

TEDx UW-Milwaukee Bio:

Dominic Inouye | 12×16: The Messy Process of Unlearning

  • Founder, ZIP MKE
  • Co-founder, Milwaukee Spotlight Student Film Festival
  • Co-founder, C.L.A.S.S. service learning program
  • Founder, RelevantMilwaukee
  • 2016-17 Pfister Hotel Narrator-in-Residence
  • Educator of 22 years

Recorded at TEDxUWMilwaukee
This TEDx event used the TED conference format but was independently organized by UW-Milwaukee.

Nick Hansen

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