Conference 2000

2000 Conference Program
February 25-27, 2000
Asilomar Conference Center
Pacific Grove, California

“Educational Stratification: Past and Prospects”

Friday, February 25

4:00 – 6:00 pm Registration
6:00 pm Dinner

7:30 pm

Welcome: Russell Rumberger, University of California, Santa Barbara; President SEA
Keynote Speaker: Ronald Corwin, Ohio State University
“Beyond Adolescence: Will Sociology of Education Ever Mature?”
9:00 pm Reception
Saturday, February 26
7:00 – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 am

Panel 1: Multicultural Pedagogy and Teacher Education

Christine Sleeter, California State University, Monterey
“Keeping the Lid on: Conservatism, Diversity and the Organization of Consciousness”
Jose Prado, University of Southern California
“The Education and Instruction of Mexican and Central American Origin Language Minority Students in a Post-227 California”

June Gordon, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Asian American Resistance to Selecting Teaching as a Career”

10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 noon

Panel 2: Overt and Covert Curriculum
Eric Margolis, Arizona State University
“Class Pictures: Representations of Race, Gender and Ability in a Century of School Photography”
Luis Fernandez, Marina Gair, Lydia Montelongo, and Guy Mullins, Arizona State University
“Conceptualizing the Hidden Curriculum: Theories of Reproduction and Resistance”

Angela Valenzuela, University of Texas, Austin
“Adding, Subtracting, and Dividing: Central Issues in the Schooling of U.S.-Mexican Youth”

12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Business Meeting

2:30 – 4:00 pm

Panel 3: Schooling and Achievement
Chandra Muller, University of Texas Austin, and Kathryn Schiller, State University of New York, Albany
“Leveling the Playing Field? States= Performance Testing and the Stratifying Role of Schools”
Shelly Brown, University of Michigan
“Race, Equity and Achievement in High School”

Julie Bettie, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Exceptions to the Rule: Border Work between Classes – A Comparative Study of Upwardly Mobile Working Class White and Mexican-American High School Girls”

4:00 – 6:00 pm Free Time
6:00 pm Dinner

7:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Joel Spring, State University of New York at New Paltz

“The Global Economy and the Universal Right to Education”
8:30 pm Reception
Sunday, February 27

7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 am

Panel 4: Community, Social Networks and Schooling

Ricardo Stanton-Salazar, University of California, San Diego
“Perilous Webs–The Social Support Network of Working-Class Mexican-Origin Adolescents”
Min Zhou, Jo-Ann Yap Adefuin, Angie Chung and Elizabeth Roach, University of California, Los Angeles.
“How Does Community Matter for Immigrant Children? Structural Supports and Constraints in Inner-City Neighborhoods”

Jennifer Jellison Holme, University of California, Los Angeles
“The Role of Ideology and Social Networks in Residentially-Based School Choices: A Precis”

10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:00 noon

Panel 5: Macro Perspectives

Karen Mundy and Lynn Murphy, Stanford University
“Transnational Advocacy, Global Civil Society? Emerging Evidence from the Field of Education”
David Post, Pennsylvania State University and Stanford University
“Child Labor, Schooling and the Stratification of Opportunities for Children in Latin America Since the 1980’s”

Scott Thomas, University of Arizona, and Richard Flacks, University of California, Santa Barbara
“College Students in the Nineties: A Report on a Project in Process”

12:00 noon Lunch


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