Tuesday, November 19, 2013
DIVERSITY FORUM THEME
Unequal by Design: Schooling the Poor and Students of Color
in Today's Public Schools and Universities
November 20, 2013
3 – 5pm: Faculty & Grad Student Panel
Academic Senate Chambers
Panel of Faculty, Students, and Activists Speak on
"The Privatization of Public Higher Education"
6pm - 8pm: Campus–Wide Forum & Keynote
Titan Student Union
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wayne Au, Assistant Professor at
University of Washington, Bothell
"Recolonizing Our Classrooms:
The Race and Class Hypocrisy of Corporate Education Reform"
Wayne Au is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington, Bothell and an editor for the social justice education magazine, Rethinking Schools. A former public high school history and language arts teacher, Au's work focuses broadly on teaching for social justice, multicultural education, and critical education theory. Most recently his work has focused on the race and class implications of high-stakes testing and other aspects of corporate education reform.
Co-Organized by: Researchers and Critical Educators (RACE) and the Los Angeles Regional Network (LA-RN)
of the California Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (CA-NAME)
Chicana & Chicano Resource Center (CRC), College of Education (COE), Reading Department, Department of Secondary Education, Department of Special Education, Elementary & Bilingual Education Department, Educational Leadership Department
More information: www.CaliforniaNAME.org
Unequal by Design: Schooling the Poor and Students of Color in Today's Public Schools and Universities by Robert D. Skeels