Faculty Talks and Book Fair

Graduate Student Conference attendees will have an opportunity to have meaningful interactions with recently published College of Education at Illinois faculty members and their publications. This year the conference book fair will be more interactive, with invited faculty members discussing their books. Conference attendees will learn and benefit from hearing about the important work happening within the College.

9:30 a.m. - Professor Eboni Zamani-Gallaher, ASHE Reader on Community Colleges, 4th ed. (co-author)

10 a.m. – Education Justice Project

11 a.m. – Professor Linda Herrera, Revolution in the Age of Social Media: The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet

2 p.m. – Clinical Professor Saundra Murray Nettles, Necessary Spaces: Exploring the Richness of African-American Childhood in the South

Lunch Plenary

Noon-1:30 p.m. – Keynote address by Education alumnus Kevin Favor, a professor at Lincoln University. Favor will examine the health and wellness of various marginalized communities.

Following Favor’s address, Prof. Denice Ward Hood will lead a discussion amongst Professor Kevin Favor and Education Psychology faculty, Profs. Dorothy Espelage and Saundra Nettles

Black History 101 Mobile Museum

Curated by Khalid el-Hakim, this museum will be on display all day in Room 192.

4:30 p.m. – Presentation by Khalid el-Hakim

Discover more about the Black History 101 Mobile Museum.