Over the course of the 2008-2009 academic year, you will hear from the following scholars, activists and teachers:
September 25, 2008, 4:30-6:30pm

Professor of Education
University of Washington


Topic:

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the School Achievement of Students of Color

Location:

The Historic Charles Street A.M.E. Church
551 Warren Street
Dorchester, MA 02121
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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November 6, 2008, 4:30-6:30 pm

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
University of California, Los Angeles


Topic:

Hip Hop and Academic Literacies: Linguistic, Poetics and Social Critique

Location:

Boston Latin School
78 Louis Pasteur Ave
Boston, MA 02115
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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December 4, 2008, 4:30-6:30 pm

Visual Arts Teacher
Orchard Gardens School


Artistic Dean and Chair
Dance Department
Boston Arts Academy


Music Teacher
Edwards Middle School


Associate Professor
Creative Arts in Learning
Lesley University



Topic:

Pursuing Equity and Excellence through the Arts

Location:

Boston Teachers Union Hall
180 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02125
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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February 18, 2009, 4:30-6:30 pm

Senior Research Associate
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Director of the Achievement Gap Initiative
Harvard University


Topic:

Classroom Conditions, Teaching Practices and Student Engagement: Ways that Teachers Can Help Close the Achievement Gap

Location:

The Marran Theatre
Lesley University
47 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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March 25, 2009, 4:30-6:30 pm

Professor of Applied Psychology
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human
Development and
Co-Director, Immigration Studies
New York University


Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of
Globalization and Education and
Co-Director, Immigration Studies
New York University


Topic:

Learning a New Land: Educational Challenges of Newcomer Students

Location:

Campus Center, Ballroom A
University of Massachusetts / Boston
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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April 7, 2009, 4:00-6:00 pm

Frank P. Hixon Professor in the School of Social
Service Administration
University of Chicago


Topic:

The Power of Social Support in the Achievement and Development of Black and Latino Students

Location:

Simmons College
Linda K. Paresky Conference Center
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

Please note that this is the last lecture in Dr. Payne’s 2009 Simmons College/Beacon Press Race, Education and Democracy Lectures, which is being co-sponsored by the RCIA Series. For more information, go to www.raceandeducation.com.
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May 5, 2009, 4:30-6:30 pm

Professor of Special Education
University of Miami


Topic:

Why Are So Many Students of Color in Special Education Classes and What Can We do about It?

Location:

Wheelock Family Theater
200 The Riverway
Boston, MA 02215 (TBC)
For directions go to:
www.mapquest.com

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All lectures, with the exception of the April 7th presentation, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

B i o g r a p h i e s :
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All lectures, with the exception of the April 7th presentation, are scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

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