Michael to Keynote Oct. 28 Workshop on Race in Schools

Michael to Keynote Oct. 28 Workshop on Race in Schools

18 Oct 2017    

Ali Michael, director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, will be the keynote for a free workshop from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 28 in Henzlik Hall, hosted by the College of Education and Human Sciences. “Raising Race Questions in Schools: Toward Wholeness of Self and Community” is open to all UNL students, faculty, staff and K-12 educators across Nebraska. Register at http://go.unl.edu/rrqs.

Michael is the author of “Raising Race Questions: Whiteness, Inquiry and Education” and winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. She is co-editor of the bestselling “Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories” and “The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys.” She recently presented a TEDx Talk that discusses being white in America.

Michael will make a plenary address at the workshop featuring participant interaction and self-reflection, followed by two breakout sessions with multiple topics. Lunch is provided. For a complete program, visit the CEHS calendar of events. Questions can be directed to Sarah Thomas, assistant professor of practice, 402-770-8162 or sarah.thomas@unl.edu.

College of Education and Human Sciences