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Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series

Since 2005, The Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series is dedicated to the presentation of current ideas and strategies for navigating urban education terrain in the United States. The speakers engaged for this series are well renowned scholars committed to revitalizing inclusive urban education. The School of Education invites all students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends in the community to experience these presentations.

A generous gift by School of Education Board of Visitors member Jeryl Mitchell ’81, G’83 named the lecture series in honor of retiring Dean Douglas P. Biklen. This will allow the lecture series to continue its mission and expand its audience and national reach for many years to come.

All events are free and open to the public and CART open captioning will be provided. For more information call 315.443.4696.

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March 2019

“Relationships: The Difference Maker” with Alhassan Susso

Wednesday, March 27, 5:30 pm
Lender Auditorium, 007 Whitman School of Management, 721 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

The Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series At the core of teaching is cultivating and nurturing relationships. This simple human approach has the potential to transform students’ lives.  This method of teaching is intended to create safe, productive learning environments where academic excellence thrives. As compassion thrives in the classroom, so does learning. Learning in the classroom can easily be achieved if the students we are teaching feel valued in the process. It does not matter how outstanding…

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April 2019

“Say Her Name” Screening and Discussion

Thursday, April 11, 5:30 pm
001 Life Sciences Building, 107 College Place
Syracuse, NY 13244 United States

The Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series The Lender Center for Social Justice "Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland" explores the death of Sandra Bland, a politically active 28-year-old African American who, after being arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town, was found hanging in her jail cell three days later. Dashcam footage revealing her arrest went viral, leading to national protests. The film team followed the two-year case beginning shortly…

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