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Past Events

When available, videos of previous lectures can be accessed by clicking on the leture title.

LUE in NYC with David Buckingham - "Reinventing Literacy: Critical Thinking in the Age of Digital Media"

Presented with the Newhouse School of Public Communications and the joint Media & Education Programs
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
91 Horatio Street, New York City

Edward Brockenbrough: "Queering Sexy B(l)ack: Queer Youth and Pedagogies of Sexual Agency"

The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Memorial Fund Lecture
Co-sponsored by the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Maxwell Hall Auditorium

Shawn Ginwright: "Radical Healing in Schools and Communities"

Co-sponsored by the Syracuse University Humanities Center
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Maxwell Hall Auditorium

Jacqueline Woodson: "Brown Girl Dreaming"

Co-Sponsored by the Humanities Center
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall

Michelle Fine: "Prec(ar)ious Knowledge: Adolescent Wisdom Borne in Neoliberal Blues
An Essay Written While Dancing on Sari's Generous Shoulders"

In Memory of Sari Knopp Biklen
The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Memorial Fund Lecture
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Watson Hall Theater

Bettina Love: "Imagining Mattering: Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy"

Co-Sponsored by the Humanities Center
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Maxwell Hall Auditorium

LUE in NYC with Jeffery Mangram: "From the Cradle to the Grave: Media, (Re)presentation and (Re)production and American Democracy"

Friday, November 20, 2015
Fisher Center, 136 Madison Avenue, New York City

Kwame Alexander: "The Good Ones: How Language Marginalizes and Literature Empowers Our Children"

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Grant Auditorium, White Hall

I Learn America Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Featuring: Filmmaker Jean-Michel Dissard and student Sandra and Sing from the film
The Lynn D. and John L. Kreischer TELL Scholars Lecture
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Gifford Auditorium, Huntington Beard Crouse Hall

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz and Lalitha Vasudevan: "Youth, Media and Educational Justice: Cultivating Wellbeing Through Collaborative Inquiry"

Monday, March 16, 2015
Maxwell Hall Auditorium

Crystal T. Laura: "Against the Social Ecology of School Discipline: Teaching for Love, Justice, and Joy"

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Maxwell Hall Auditorium

Judith Kafka: "'Zero Tolerance' in School Discipline: Where Did It Come from and Where Is It Going?"

Thursday, October 23, 2014
500 Hall of Languages

Victor Rios: "Punitive Social Control, The Youth Control Complex, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Dignity Enhancement and Restorative Approaches as Antidotes"

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Maxwell Auditorium, SU Campus

Rick Lowe: "Art and the Social and Built Environment"

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
220 Eggers Hall (Public Events Room)

Brian Jones: "Racism, Public Education, and Collective Bargaining"

Friday, February 28, 2014
Kittredge Auditorium, HBC Hall

Lisa Patel Stevens: "Youth Held At the Border: Immigration and the Politics of Inclusion"

The Lynn D. and John L. Kreischer TELL Scholars Lecture
Monday, October 14, 2013
Watson Hall Theater

Janet Poppendieck: "Stepping Up to the Plate: Fixing School Food in America"

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Public Events Room, 220 Eggers Hall

Jerry Weast: "Deliberate Excellence - Ensuring Equity and Opportunity through Sequenced Change"

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Watson Hall Theater

"Who Cares About Kelsey?" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Featuring: Filmmaker Dan Habib and Kelsey Carroll
Monday, April 15, 2013
Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

Jeanne Theoharis: "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks"

Wednesday April 3, 2013 at 4:00pm
Miron Room, Newhouse I

David Labaree: "Balancing Access and Advantage in the History of American Schooling"

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Watson Hall Theater

Arnetha F. Ball: "Preparing Teachers for Diversity in the 21st Century: Persisting Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Crafting an Agenda for the Future"

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Watson Hall Theater

"Beyond the Bricks" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Featuring: Filmmakers Ouida Washington & Derek Koen, and Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Public Events Room, 220 Eggers Hall

Kevin Kumashiro: "Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture"

The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Memorial Fund Lecture
November 14, 2013
Maxwell Auditorium

Deborah Appleman: "Liberal Learning behind Bars: Literacy Education with the Incarcerated"

The William P. Tolley Medal In Adult Education Lecture
October 25, 2012
Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

Valerie Kinloch: "Crossing Boundaries in Literacy Research: Implications for Urban Education"

September 20, 2012
Watson Hall Theater

“Hip Hop Genius”: Remixing High School

Featuring: Sam Seidel, Jenniffer Benedetto, Wendy Nastasi, Adam C'DeBaca, David "TC" Ellis, Casandra "Lil' C" Sherry Rojas, & moderated by Don Sawyer and Blair Smith
April 26, 2012
Watson Theater

Precious Knowledge: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Featuring: Filmmaker Erin McGinnis, Lisa Patel Stevens of Boston College, Bea Gonzalez of SU University College, Immaculada Lara-Bonilla of La Casita Cultural Center
April 2, 2012
Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

Charles M. Payne: "Syracuse City, Forty Years of Urban Education Landscape: From Croton-on-Campus to the Promised Neighborhood"

The Harry S. and Elva K. Ganders Memorial Fund Lecture
September 15, 2011
220 Eggers Hall

Mariana Souto-Manning: “Culture Circles as a Framework for Fully Inclusive Education”

March 31, 2011
132 Lyman Hall

Karen Tse: “Transformation and Liberation: Rising up from Fear to Hope”
Sponsored by The University Lectures

Sponsored by The University Lectures
March 22, 2011
Hendricks Chapel

Gaston Alonso, Celina Su, and Jeanne Theoharis: "Our Schools Suck"

March 3, 2011
220 Eggers Hall

Nicholas D. Kristof: “Half the Sky”

Sponsored by The University Lectures
November 3, 2010
Hendricks Chapel