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Blackademics 2013
Blackademics: Education, Performance and Youth Empowerment
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Attendees: 1 No Charge

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 on form at left

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