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Dr. Shirley Steinberg Visit

As part of the Diverse Perspectives in Education Program Dr. Shirley Steinberg will facilitate a workshop for graduate students and later a talk on issues of diversity in education.

When: Mar 28, 2014 from 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM

Where: Innovation Studio's Learn Lab (201 Chambers) & 108 Tyson

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Please join us Friday, March 28, for the Curriculum and Instruction's Graduate Student Association's (CIGSA) first speaker event. We will be joined by Dr. Shirley Steinberg, a graduate of Penn State.

There will be a publishing workshop for Graduate Students in Krause Innovation Studio’s Learn Lab (201 Chambers). This workshop will take place from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Later, Dr. Steinberg will facilitate a talk on issues of diversity in education. This talk will take place from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in 108 Tyson.

The event for graduate students will entail Dr. Shirley Steinberg facilitating a workshop for students about how their critical research in education can be published, in addition to the networking outlets that are available to do so. She will also be available to talk to some graduate students about their work individually.

Later at the Diversity Talk Dr. Steinberg will facilitate a talk on issues of diversity in education. Members of the Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Student Association (CIGSA) will lead a discussion that focuses on the ways in which Penn State students can benefit from diverse perspectives as they further their education. Furthermore (for those who will become educators), this talk will focus on methods of implementing diverse perspectives within pedagogical frameworks.

Dr. Shirley R. Steinberg is the Director and Chair of The Werklund Foundation Centre for Youth Leadership Education and Professor of Youth Studies at the University of Calgary. She is also the founding editor of "Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education," "The International Journal of Youth Studies," and the Managing Editor of "The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy." As the co-founder of The Paulo and Nita Freire International Project for Critical Pedagogy, she is committed to a global community of transformative educators and community workers engaged in radical love, social justice, and the situating of power within social and cultural contexts, specifically involving youth.

This program open to all University Park students.