Public diversity; private disadvantage: schooling and ethnicity
10 May 2012
Education Heresies colloquia 2011-2012 - Colloquium Eight
Associate Professor Carol Reid Associate Professor Reid is a sociologist of education whose research focuses on issues of ethnicity, race and education. She is internationally known for her work in this area and has been a visiting scholar in Canada and Sweden. Carol's research has been funded by national and international bodies including the Australian Research Council, NSW DET, Australian Rotary Health Research Fund, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, DEEWR/Curriculum Corporation, the NSW Fire Brigade, Canadian High Commission and UWS internal grants.
Dr Kelly Freebody is program director of combined education degrees at the University of Sydney, and a lecturer in drama, English, teaching and learning. Her research interests include literacy, social justice and qualitative research methods, particularly conversation analysis and membership categorisation analysis. Dr Freebody's doctoral thesis investigated the use of drama pedagogy to explore students' interpretations of, and interaction with, notions of socioeconomic status.
Time: 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Location: Lecture Theatre 351, Education Building
Cost: Free but RSVP essential
Contact: Patrick Brownlee
Phone: +61 2 9351 2616
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