Thursday, December 12, 2013

“If Elephants Could Talk: Racial Literacy as Civil Disobedience in Schools and Communities”

The African American Studies Department  invite you to attend the following:

A Research Presentation -
“If Elephants Could Talk: Racial Literacy as Civil Disobedience in Schools and Communities”
With Dr.  Howard Stevenson

Dr. Howard Stevenson is Professor of Education and Africana Studies and former Chair of the Applied Psychology and Human Development Division in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stevenson has served for 28 years as a clinical and consulting psychologist working in poor rural and urban neighborhoods across the country.  His research publications and clinical work involve developing culturally relevant in-the-moment strengths-based measures and therapeutic interventions that teach emotional and racial literacy skills for families and youth and have been funded by the W.T. Grant Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, and the National Institutes of Mental Health and Child Health and Human Development.

Date:  Wednesday, December 18 ,  2013
Location: 1102 Taliaferro Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Time: 2:00pm-3:15pm