Tags: Education / Teaching

Wednesday: Mar 18

Education: Forging a Future for All

Wed. March 18, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Gerard Robinson (Education for Liberation), Kimberly Jenkins Robinson (A Federal Right to Education), and Ethan Schrum (The Instrumental University) consider how we arrived at current disparities in U.S. educational policy and practice—from grade school failures to poor prison education to post-war university missions—and discuss potential reforms in policy and legislation.

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Tags: Education / Teaching, Nonfiction

Thursday: Mar 19

Who Will Write the Story? The Critical Role of Local Journalism

Thu. March 19, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Katrice Hardy (executive editor of the Greenville News and the South Regional Editor for USA Today Network), Eric Lichtblau (two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Return to the Reich), and Lewis Raven Wallace (independent journalist and author of The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity), in discussion with Marcia Bullard (retired CEO of USA WEEKEND), examine the critical role of local journalism as well as the threats facing it.

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Tags: Business, Current Affairs / World Affairs / War, Education / Teaching, Global, Language / Culture / Folklife, Nonfiction, Social Justice

Voices of Adult Learners

Thu. March 19, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location:

V. Earl Dickinson Building, Piedmont VA Community College

501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Va. 22902

This program features stories written by adult community members who have gained literacy, academic skills, GED completion, and/or literacy in English as a second language. Audience members will receive a copy of the Voices of Adult Learners collection.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Education / Teaching, Nonfiction, Publishing / Books / Writing

Friday: Mar 20

Understanding Sex: Consent, Gender, and More

Fri. March 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:

UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections

UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904

Micah Jones and Lisa Speidel (editors, The Edge of Sex: Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture From the Margins), Jennie Vanasco (Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl) discuss their explorations of sex from numerous perspectives, including education, gender and identity, consent and assault, and look at how we navigate changing norms and expectations.

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Tags: Biography / Memoir, Education / Teaching, Gender, Health / Mind / Body, LGBTQ