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Campus Climate Initiative — A Discussion with Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

April 28, 2023 @ 9:30 am 10:45 am

Provost Pam Brown’s Campus Climate grant will be funding this special event for all faculty and staff:

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz will discuss the power of racial literacy development, and why truth, love, and an Archaeology of Self™ are required when educating Black and Brown students. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research has appeared in several top-tier academic journals. She is co-editor of four books and is co-author of Advancing Racial Literacies in Teacher Education: Activism for Equity in Digital Spaces where she examines her concept of Archeology of Self in education. At Teachers College, she is the founder of the Racial Literacy Roundtables Series where for twelve years, national scholars, teachers, and students facilitate conversations around race and other issues involving diversity. Yolanda appeared in Spike Lee’s “2 Fists Up: We Gon’ Be Alright” (2016), a documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement and the campus protests at Mizzou. You can see her Ted talk at: TEDx Talk: Truth, Love, and Literacy

Please join us for this hyflex event in A105 or virtually – details to follow