Events Calendar

Center for Urban Education Spring Lunch & Learn Series

This series is open to university and local community members. Its goal is to stimulate dialogue about pertinent issues in urban education, and for colleagues to develop possible research collaborations with an urban education focus. 

"Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education" 

February 25 | Noon - 1:30 p.m.

In this virtual talk, Dr. Kumashiro will discuss his new book "Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education." Teachers College Press describes the book as offering "a necessary intervention to help progressive educators and advocates take back public education as well as a different path forward for K–12 and higher education by showing readers how to establish a progressive agenda, employ language, and harness evidence more effectively."

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The first 20 registrants will receive a free copy of the book. You must enter your mailing address and phone number to receive a copy of the book.

Dr. Connie Wun: Title TBD
March 25 | Noon - 1:30
Stay tuned for more details.

Dr. Connie Wun is a researcher, author, trainer and educator, and speaker and facilitator working for women and girls of color. Her projects provide organizations and people with access to tools that help them examine and change real-life contexts for organizational, institutional, state, and structural needs.
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"Liberated Territories: Pedagogy as Social Transformation"
April 1 | Noon - 1:30 
Stay tuned for more details.

Dr. Russell Rickford will discuss his book "We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination”. Tracing an arc of radical practices from the 1970s to today, Dr. Rickford will discuss grassroots efforts to put oppressed people in command of their lives. Registrants are asked to read the following chapter from his book: “The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism”.
>> Register

Thursday, April 1 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

Center for Urban Education Spring Lunch & Learn Series

This series is open to university and local community members. Its goal is to stimulate dialogue about pertinent issues in urban education, and for colleagues to develop possible research collaborations with an urban education focus. 

"Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education" 

February 25 | Noon - 1:30 p.m.

In this virtual talk, Dr. Kumashiro will discuss his new book "Surrendered: Why Progressives are Losing the Biggest Battles in Education." Teachers College Press describes the book as offering "a necessary intervention to help progressive educators and advocates take back public education as well as a different path forward for K–12 and higher education by showing readers how to establish a progressive agenda, employ language, and harness evidence more effectively."

>> Register
The first 20 registrants will receive a free copy of the book. You must enter your mailing address and phone number to receive a copy of the book.

Dr. Connie Wun: Title TBD
March 25 | Noon - 1:30
Stay tuned for more details.

Dr. Connie Wun is a researcher, author, trainer and educator, and speaker and facilitator working for women and girls of color. Her projects provide organizations and people with access to tools that help them examine and change real-life contexts for organizational, institutional, state, and structural needs.
>> Register

"Liberated Territories: Pedagogy as Social Transformation"
April 1 | Noon - 1:30 
Stay tuned for more details.

Dr. Russell Rickford will discuss his book "We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination”. Tracing an arc of radical practices from the 1970s to today, Dr. Rickford will discuss grassroots efforts to put oppressed people in command of their lives. Registrants are asked to read the following chapter from his book: “The Maturation of Pan African Nationalism”.
>> Register

Thursday, April 1 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Virtual Event

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