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December 15, 2017
4:00-5:00pm, Forest Suite, University Union
Visiting Scholar: Cheryl Matias: "The time is NOW: Dismantling whiteness in education"
The rise of white nationalism tells U.S. society that there is a lot to be learned with regards to race and, more specifically whiteness.  That is, what is whiteness? How does it operate and impact education and society? How can education be used as a transformative tool to enact change? This talk will give provide a brief answer to these inquiries and leave audience member ready to make a change. Cheryl Matias, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Urban Community Teacher Education, at the University of Colorado, Denver. After the talk, she will sign copies of her book, "Feeling White: Whiteness, Emotionality, and Education." 

March 16, 2018
4:00-5:00pm, Room TBA
Visiting Scholar: Harriet Sanford
Harriet Sanford is the President and CEO of the NEA Foundation since 2005. During tenure, Sanford has transformed the depth and breadth of the Foundation's programs by investing in educators to improve their instructional practice so they are better equipped to meet the needs of changing student populations.