Diversity and Democracy


Equity and Social Justice in Education Conference

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will host the third annual Equity and Social Justice in Education Conference, titled "Preparing Educators for Diversity and Inclusion: A Call to Aspiring Educators and Practitioners," on March 28, 2009. Peter McLaren, professor of education at the University of California-Los Angeles and coauthor of Pedagogy and Praxis in the Age of Empire, will deliver the keynote address. For more information about the conference and call for proposals (due January 30, 2009), visit www.equitysocialjustice.org.

Tenth Annual White Privilege Conference

2009 marks the tenth year of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' annual White Privilege Conference, designed to create "a forum for critical discussions about diversity, multicultural education and leadership, social justice, race/racism, sexual orientation, gender relations, religion and other systems of privilege/oppression." The tenth anniversary conference will convene from April 1-4, 2009, at the Hilton hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.uccs.edu/~wpc.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The twenty-second annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education will take place from May 26-30, 2009, in San Diego, California. The conference convenes a range of professionals (including administrators, faculty members, association workers, and student leaders) to share promising policies and pedagogies for more inclusive institutions. For program and registration information, visit www.ncore.ou.edu.

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