Blackademics: Education, Performance and Youth Empowerment 2/13

KLRU featured event

Join KLRU for the next round of Blackademics: Education, Performance and Youth Empowerment

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2013
Time: 7 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
Location: KLRU Studio 6A (map)
RSVP: Event is free, but RSVP is required. RSVP now

Join us for a live recording of nationally and internationally renowned black studies scholars as they offer dynamic talks on education, performance and youth empowerment. The event will include the following talks hosted by Kevin Michael Foster and the Institute for Community, University and School Partnerships (ICUSP).

  • Aimee Cox dancer-turned professor Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Empowerment
  • Fred Ho Jazz Baritone Saxophonist The Genius and Revolutionary Nature of Black Vanguard Music
  • Leonard Moore Historian and student services administrator Football as Intellectual Enterprise
  • Amy Brown teacher-turned-educational anthropologist Buried Treasure: Urban Fiction as a Teaching Tool
  • Keffrelyn Brown & Anthony Brown husband & wife educational researchers The Tree of Race and Knowledge
  • Kevin Michael Foster Education Activist and Scholar Filling the gaps: Culturally relevant programs for kids of color
  • Heather Pleasants & Dana Salter Community Engaged Scholars Writing their own Stories: Kids & Digital Literacy
  • Julian Heilig Education Policy Expert Community-Based Accountability: A New Approach
  • Gloria Quinlan Soprano vocalist and music professor Music, Performance and Instruction in the Historically Black College context