Strategies to (re)imagining black boyhood and youth | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
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Strategies to (re)imagining black boyhood and youth

February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Joseph D. Nelson (Swarthmore College)

4303 Posvar Hall

This presentation challenges deficit-oriented perspectives of Black boys and discsses evidence-based "relational teaching strategies," which are designed to both facilitate positive learning relationships among Black boys and their teachers, as well as help teachers (re)imagine Black boys in their  schools and classrooms.

Joseph Derrick Nelson, Ph.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is on sabbatical from Swarthmore College, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies.

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