Events

Public diversity; private disadvantage: schooling and ethnicity


10 May 2012

Education Heresies colloquia 2011-2012 - Colloquium Eight

Presenter
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.

Discussant
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

Email: 5b32013a59131f18181a2b115b55312f7119130a3c0c4f16563e1f641834

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