In Conversation Series

IN Conversation is an ongoing IUME series inviting members of the TC community and beyond to engage with experts about timely issues related to education. IN conversation events may be dialogues, colloquia, research presentations, panel discussions, screenings, or work sessions with a goal of facilitating generative discourse, research, and/ or practice on issues relevant to urban and minority education

 
 

RESEARCHING BLACK EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP IN THE POST-CIVIL RIGHTS ERA FROM EQUITY TO EMANCIPATION

WITH DR. SONYA HORSFORD | MAY 9TH, 2018

As part of IUME’s IN Conversation series, Professor Horsford and IUME Graduate Fellow, Phillip A. Smith discussed Dr. Horsford’s current research interests focused on the politics of race, urban school leadership, and education policy in the post-Civil Rights Era. Discussion also included Dr. Horsford’s latest initiative, the Research Collective on Black Education & Leadership (RCBEL), which aims to generate cross-disciplinary research and dialogue related to the education and leadership of African-descendant people and integrate Black epistemologies and perspectives in education research, policy, and advocacy.

For further information please contact Phillip A. Smith at pas2185@tc.columbia.edu


BLACK PANTHER AND THE SUPERHERO AS EDUCATION: A PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE FILM AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND PRACTICE

IN CONVERSATION PANEL | APRIL 28, 2018

This panel discussion took place during the annual Teachers College Diversity in Education Conference last April, and  explored the historical, literary and STEM focused themes depicted in the movie and its relevance to educational practice. Panelist included: Rhonesha Blaché, M.Ed. IUME Doctoral Fellow, Teachers College; Lee Bynum, History and Education Doctoral Student, Teachers College; Cally Waite, Ph.D. Associate Professor of History & Education, Teachers College; and Ade L. Williams, Writer and Former DC Comics Editor. The event was moderated by Dr. Felicia Mensah, Associate Dean and Professor of Science Education at Teachers College.