An early version of this material was presented at a workshop at York University called “Affecting Education: Psychosocial Studies of the Human Condition.” I thank Deborah Britzman and the other presenters for helping me hone my argument. My gratitude also goes to Melissa Adler, David Clark, Sarah Freke, Alice Pitt, and Carol Zemel, who, each in his or her own way, encouraged and influenced my thinking. This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Mandela’s Dark Years: A Political Theory of Dreaming by Sharon Sliwinski is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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