Date:Apr 14, 2012 at (All day)
The Oklahoma State University Writing Project is proud to serve as your host for the 2012 Urban Sites Network Conference, "Writing Beyond Borders: Power and Change in Urban Education."
Join urban educators from around the country to explore how writing can empower students and teachers to encourage change in their sites in a way that redefines, transcends, and navigates prevailing borders. The website for the event will be updated over the upcoming months to include the Request for Proposals, along with conference events. Check out the current version of the conference website linked below.
The conference keynote speaker is Julie Landsman who has taught in the Minneapolis Public Schools for 25 years and has also taught education and creative writing at Carleton College, Hamline University, St. Thomas University, Metropolitan State University and the Loft Literary Center. Her newest book, Growing Up White: A Veteran Teacher Reflects on Racism , has just been released by Rowman and Littlefield, which also publishes her books, Basic Needs: A Year With Street Kids in a City School and A White Teacher Talks About Race, memoirs and reflections on teaching in urban schools . Landsman co-edited, with Professor Chance Lewis of Texas A&M University, White Teachers/Diverse Classrooms .
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616 W. Seventh StreetTulsa, OK