HIGHER LEARNING: USING HIP-HOP EDUCATION TO TRANSFORM SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
This series highlights Hip-Hop education projects and initiatives that are transforming K-12 schools and communities.
Ernest Morrell, Ph.D. - President of the National Council of Teachers of English, Professor of English Education, and Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is the author of The Art of Critical Pedagogy: Possibilities for Moving from Theory to Practice in Urban Schools and Critical Literacy and Urban Youth: Pedagogies of Access, Dissent, and Liberation.
Yolanda Sealy-Ruiz, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and co-founder of URW (UMOJA Readers & Writers)
Jen Johnson - Ph.D. Candidate, English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Founder of Hip-Hop Debate Project and Columbia University Debate Institute