When: 4/2/2004, 9:30:00 AM - 5:15:00 PM
Where: No location specified.
As part of the commemorative activities for the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, Teachers College, Columbia University is sponsoring a Graduate Student Conference. Graduate students working on masters or doctoral studies, and those collaborating with advisors or mentors on research projects, will present. Topics and areas include: Law and Education, Disability Studies, Educational History, Politics and Economics of Education, Social Work, Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies, Journalism, Critical Race Theory, Critical Pedagogy, Psychology, Sociology, Curriculum Studies, and Higher Education. The purpose is to highlight the perspectives of the next generation of scholars and researchers on the historic Brown decision.
The conference, held in Teachers College's Milbank Chapel, will begin with a welcoming session at 9:00 AM and panel sessions 1-4 will be held between 9:15 AM and 12:45 PM. Panel sessions five through eight will be held between 2:00 PM and 5:15 PM. A reception in 177 Grace Dodge Hall from 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM will follow the conference.
Papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in an upcoming Special Issue of The Journal of African American History devoted to " Brown v. Board of Education, 1954-2004: Fifty Years of Social and Educational Change in the United States" - see website: http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/jaah/
Graduate students from Columbia and nearby universities will propose and present research papers related to the Brown Anniversary. Discussants will include Teachers College faculty, who will serve as mentors to these students in the further development of their work.
Type: Graduate Student Conference
Website: No website specified.