Conference 2001

2001 SEA Conference Program
February 23-25, 2001
Asilomar Conference Center
Pacific Grove, California

“Dangerous Dialogues: Talking Through the Complex Texture of Class, Race, and Gender”

Friday, February 23

4 – 6 PM Registration
6 – 7:30 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Welcome: Russell Rumberger, University of California, Santa Barbara; President, SEA

First Keynote Address : Joseph R. Feagin, University of Florida

Racist America: Roots, Current Realities, and Future Reparations.

8:30 – 9 PM Discussion
9 – 9:45 PM Panel One:

How the Question We Ask Most About Race in Education is the Very Question We Most Suppress.
Mica Pollock, Stanford University
Schooling and the Social Reproduction of Racial Inequality.
Amanda E. Lewis and Tyrone A. Forman, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Prudence Carter, University of Michigan

9:45 PM Reception
Saturday, February 24
7 – 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 – 10 AM Panel Two:

The Transnational Diffusion of Information about American Schools among Mexican Immigrant Children in California.
Carmina Brittain, University of California, Davis
On the Move: Mobility as a Contributing Factor in the Achievement Gap between Mexican-Americans and Non-Latino White Americans.
Robert K. Ream, University of California, Santa Barbara

Early School Leaving in Secondary Education: Acquiring Insight in Processes and Perceptions of Pupils from Different Socio-Economic & Ethnic-Cultural Backgrounds.
Angelique Derks, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

Alternative High School Experiences: Social and Cultural Capital in the Making.
Becky L. Bobek, Ball State University

10 – 10:30 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM – Noon Panel Three:

Building Assets in Middle School Girls: The Operation of Race and Class in a Qualitative Research Project on Adolescent Girls.
Lisa Leitz, Ohio State University
From Nothingness to Multiplicity: African American Girls Playing the ‘Identity Game’ During the 21st Century.
Bradley J. Porfilio, University of New York at Buffalo

The Black Middle-Class: Perspectives on Education and the Folklore of Schooling.
Carol A. Wright, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Sprawl City: Politics and Planning in Atlanta and the Widening Education Gap.
Russell William Irvine, Georgia State University

12 Noon – 1 PM Lunch
1:15 – 2 PM Second Keynote Address: Walter R. Allen, UCLA

Colored Parachutes, Rainbow Lives & The Legacy of Racism in U.S. Higher Education
2:15 – 3:30 PM Panel Four:

Pedagogy and Intersectionality: Examining the Pedagogical Practices of Black Women Teachers.
Adrienne D. Dixson, University of Wisconsin at Madison
School Choicemaking as “Motherwork:” The Educational Choices, Values and Strategies of African American Mothers with Middle School Children In Public And Private Schools.
Camille Wilson Cooper, UCLA

Voices of Parents and Teachers in a Poor White Urban School.
Sorca O’Connor, Portland State University

3:30 – 5 PM Business Meeting
6 – 7:30 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Presentation:

Desegregating Multiculturalism: Problems in the Theory and Pedagogy of Diversity Education.
Anthony M. Platt, California State University, Sacramento

8 PM Panel Five: Race (Still) Matters’ in U.S. Higher Education: ‘Raced’ Perspectives on the College

Achievement Process.

Race and Ethnic Disparities in High School Preparation for College.
Robert Teranishi, UCLA
Racial Microaggressions and Campus Racial Climate: A Critical Race Perspective.
Danny Solorzano, UCLA

Affirmative Action Success Stories: Mundane Extreme Environmental Stress, Campus Racial Climate and Student of Color Coping Strategies in College and Law School.
Grace Carroll, Howard University

Outsiders Within: Race, Gender and Faculty Status in U.S. Higher Education.
Elizabeth Guillory, UCLA

9:30 PM Reception
Sunday, February 25
7 – 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 -9:45 AM Panel Six:

The Search for Cultural Identity and Belonging of Insider-Outsider Social Groups: The Politics of Becoming Cuban: Exiles and the Rebirth of Cubanness in Miami.
David M. Callejo-Pérez, University of Nebraska-Lincoln;
The Search for Cultural Identity and Belonging of Insider-Outsider Social Groups: Evolving in a Postmodern Age or Where’s Marty?
Stephen M. Fain, Florida International University;

The Search for Cultural Identity and Belonging of Insider-Outsider Social Groups: Equity for Women in Higher Education.
Judith J. Slater, Florida International University

Rebels, Word Owners & (Potentially) Creative Subversives: Theoretical Explorations into the Symbolic Capital of Seven Working-Class Intellectuals in the U.S.& Sweden.
Ruth Bjorkenwall, University of California, Berkeley

9:45 – 10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:15AM -12 Noon Panel Seven:

A New Teaching Strategy for Interrogating Whiteness.
Carole Barlas, Elizabeth Kasi, Roberta Kyle, Alec MacLeod, Doug Paxton, Penny Rosenwasser and Linda Sartor, California Institute of Integral Studies
Emphasizing Moral Accountability in Intercultural Contexts.
Ellen Correa, Michelle Slade, and Debian Marty, California State University, Monterey

Interrogating the Assumptions of Equity-Oriented Educational Policies.
Sandra Stein, City University of New York

Learners and Technology Research: Designing Studies for Equity.
Bob Hughes, California State University at Monterey Bay

12 Noon Lunch


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