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Race, Justice, and Activism in Literacy Instruction

Book Release with Dean Valerie Kinloch

Join Dean Valerie Kinloch for the release of her new book Race, Justice, and Activism in Literacy Instruction. A limited quantity of free copies of the book will be provided to registrants, and other copies will be available for purchase for the book signing following Dean Kinloch's talk. Light refreshments will be available.

 

About the book:

This volume brings together respected scholars to examine the intersections of race, justice, and activism in direct relation to the teaching and learning of critical literacy. The authors focus on literacy praxis that reflect how students—with the loving, critical support of teachers and teacher educators—engage in resistance work and collaborate for social change. Each chapter theorizes how students and adults initiate and/or participate in important justice work, how their engagements are situated within a critical literacy lens, and what their engagements look like in schools and communities. The authors also explore the importance of this work in the context of current sociopolitical developments, including police shootings, deportations, and persistent educational inequities.

Tuesday, February 25 at 12:00 a.m.

Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 4303
230 South Bouquet Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

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