UF college hosts conference of education historians | March 23 - 24
WHAT: 2018 Annual Conference of the Southern History of Education Society (SHOES)
-- Free and open to UF faculty and students and anyone interested in educational history.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 2018
WHERE: Holiday Inn University Center, 1250 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL
WHO: Hosted by the UF College of Education and its School of Teaching and Learning
-- Co-sponsors: UF Office of Research, the History Department and Student Government
-- Sevan Terzian, conference chair, professor, UF School of Teaching and Learning, 352-273-4216
-- Deon Heffington, COE doctoral student, conference planning committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting kicks off Friday morning with a panel discussion titled Higher Education in the Age of Trump: Racism, #MeToo, and Anti-intellectualism in the Classroom and on Campus. From there, attendees can choose between more than 35 breakout programs over the two-day event.
Speakers will offer scholarly insights and new research on historical milestones, trends, crises, social and equity issues, and progressive advances in education throughout periods of history from pre-World War I through today.
Program topics include:
- Teaching Gender and Media in the Era of Cosby and Weinstein
- First Amendment Arguments on Behalf of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Educators
- College Sport Facilities and Their Honorees: Who Are We Honoring?
- Getting Innovative: Practitioner Action Research in the New Millennium
- A History of American Education Through American Girl
- What's Sex Got to Do With It: Reconsidering Women's Relationships with Women on College Campuses in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
The complete conference agenda finds more than a dozen mostly-southern universities and colleges represented on the speaker. Thirteen UF doctoral students will be among the presenters.
For more information, visit https://education.ufl.edu/etc/2018/03/15/coe-stl-host-conference-of-education-historians-outsiders-welcome/.