THE SOCIOLOGY OF
2005 SEA Conference Program
Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California
CRITICAL ISSUES IN URBAN EDUCATION: SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
Friday, February 18
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm SEA Conference Registration and Program Materials
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm SEA Community of Scholars Barbecue to Promote Fellowship Location will be announced at the conference
7:30 pm Welcome
Gilda Bloom, San Francisco State University, President, SEA Introduction of Keynote, Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
7:40pm – 8:30 pm Keynote Speaker
Gloria Ladson-Billings, University of Wisconsin Madison
8:30 pm – 9:00 pm Discussion with Gloria Ladson-Billings
9:00 pm – 10:00 Wine and Cheese Reception
Saturday, February 19
7:30 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:15 am Panel One
Urban Schools and the Photographic Imagination, E. Margolis Arizona State University
Immigrant Students: Bridging Mexico and the U.S. for Educational Success, J. Curry, San José State University; R,G. Cisneros, Research Director Mexico; S.A. Arriaga, Contracorriente, Puebla, Mexico; A.L. Tinley, CIEXCE, Mexico D.F. and S.Galvez, Jalisco Mexico.
10:15– 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30– 12:00 pm Panel Two
Gratz, Grutter & the University of Michican: An Insiders Perspective, D. Green, University of Illinois, Urbana.
High Stakes Accountability and Equity, J. Powers, Arizona State University
Learning Inequality: A comparative Study of Two Urban Schools, M. Clark Ibanez, CSU San Marcos
Using Critical Race Theory to Untangle the Achievement Gap. R. Lewis, University of Michigan
The Politics of Community: Race, Place and Representation in a new small community school. Dyrness, U.C. Berkeley
To be an Ally: Resolving Three Paradoxes of Urban Education, A. Fairbrother, SUNY Oswego
12:00- 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 pm Panel Three
Decolonizing Practices: Chicana/Latina Scholars Developing Lived Educational Theories, D. Bernal, U. of Utah
I can work so you can study: Immigrant Latina Mothers Guiding
Their Daughter’s High School Journeys, M. DeLa Rosa, U. of Utah
Creating a Space: Women of Color Teaching Social Justice in Higher Education, J. Flores, U of Utah.
Looking Through the Prism at Modalities of Chicana Leaders: “Haciendo que Hacer, F. Godinez, U. of Utah,
“I Know I’ve been Changed”: Black Women Academics and the Power of Mentoring, L. Land U of Utah and D. Green, U of Illinois, Urbana
2:45 – 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 – 4:30 pm Panel Four
Native American Charter Schools: Culture, Language and Self-Determination, M. J. Belgarde, University of New Mexico
Both/And: Cultivate a Progressive Educational Environment within a Privately Managed Charter School, A. Danilchick, Mariana Bracetti Acadmy Charter School (Philadelphia, PA)
Toward a Progressive Politics of School Choice. E. Rolfes, Humboldt State University
Campus Racial Climate, D. Rodriguez, U of Illinois, Urbana.
The Effect of Social Capital on Hispanic Students’ College Choice. N. Admon, New York University
4:30 – 5:30 pm Sherry Hour and SEA Business Meeting
5:30 – 6:00 pm Walk on the Beach!
6:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner
7:30 – 8:30 pm Keynote Speaker
Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, New York University
8:30 – 9:00 pm Discussion with Dr. Marcelo Suarez-Orozco
9:00 – 10:00 pm Wine and Cheese Reception
Sunday, February 20
7:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 -10:30 am Panel Five
Toward Teacher Development for the Urban in Urban Teaching: J. Duncan-Andrade, San Francisco State
Urban Youth, Communities and Social Justice: Rethinking Youth Resistance and Community Change, S, Ginwright. San Francisco State
Academic Apartheid: The Black and Latino Struggle for Educational Equality, A. Alomn, San Francisco State
Impact of English Only Policy on Student Identity, L. Patton, Arizona State University, Tempe.
10:30 –10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 –12:15 Panel Six
“Class Act”: Transforming lives and building community in a multi-year looping program. K. Grove, University of San Diego
Dropouts and Friendships: Student Engagement and School Completion. R. Ream. UC Riverside
Teacher Socialization and Occupational Understandings. L. Evans University of Georgia.
A Sociocultural Perspective on Community Learning and Identity Development in Multicultural Teacher Education, V. Farnsworth, U. of Wisconsin, Madison.
The experiences and outcomes of ESL students in public schools: what do we know and where can we go? B. Garnett, U. of British Columbia
12:15 pm Lunch