Dr. Django Paris Next Speaker at MCLI Honors Forum Lecture Series

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On Feb. 7, 2018, the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI) Honors Forum Lecture Series will feature Dr. Django Paris, incoming Director of the Banks Center for Educational Justice at the University of Washington.

In his lecture, “Culturally Sustaining Education: Teaching and Learning for Justice with our Communities,” Dr. Paris will focus on understanding and sustaining languages, literacies, and lifeways among Indigenous, Black, Latinx, Asian, and Pacific Islander communities.

Dr. Paris is the inaugural holder of the James A. and Cherry A. Banks Professorship in Multicultural Education at the University of Washington. Previously, he served as faculty at Michigan State University and Arizona State University. Dr. Paris has published three books on educational justice. His work has also appeared in numerous academic journals, including the Harvard Educational Review and Educational Researcher.

The Honors Forum Lecture Series brings together distinguished local and national speakers on a variety of topics. Previous speakers include Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona Alessandra Soler.

The Honors Forum Lecture Series is open to the public with free admission. The lecture takes place from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Bulpitt Auditorium at Phoenix College located at 1202 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85013.

Date and Time
7:00 p.m.
Cost

Free

Open To
Public
Location

Phoenix College
Bulpitt Auditorium
1202 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013.

Event tags

Phoenix

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