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LIST OF EXHIBITS FOR STANDARD 4

EXHIBIT 4b.2

Practices, and/or Procedures that Facilitate Experience with Faculty from Diverse Groups

The speakers listed in the chart represent diverse ethnic/racial backgrounds.  They participated in lecture series such as “African-American Scholars:  Black History Month,” “Conversations on Diversity,” and general speakers brought in by Southeastern.   

Year

Speaker/Affiliation

Lecture Title

 2003

Dr. Leonard Moore

Louisiana State University

Carl B. Stokes and the Rise of Black Political Power in America

 2003

Dr. Wayne Brumfield
University of Louisiana – Monroe

School Desegregation in Tangipahoa Parish: A Legacy of Change

 2003

Dr. Randy Sanders
Southeastern Louisiana University

Mighty Peculiar Elections: The New South Gubernatorial Elections of 1970 and the Changing Politics of Race

 2003

Mr. Reginald Span
Southeastern Louisiana University

Prosperity and Peril in the Piney Words: An Examination of the Negro Communities of Louisiana's Eastern Florida Parishes, 1920-1940

 2004

 Dr. Charles Vincent
Southern University

Black Legislators in Louisiana During Reconstruction

 2005

Dr. Celina Echols
Southeastern Louisiana University

Does Color Matter? Issues of Racial Conflict within Black American Culture

 2005

 Mr. Reginald Span
Tulane University

In Black and White: The Role of Newspapers in Race Relations in the Florida Parishes 1920-1940

 2006

 Dr. Yanni Djarnba

A Bio-Sociological Perspective on the Geography of HIV/AIDS

 2006

 African American officials at the state and local level

Forum:  Louisiana’s Black Leaders and the Challenges of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

 2007

Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Kenyan author

Reading from his 7th novel, Wizard of the Crow

 2007

Dr. Celina Echols, Southeastern Louisiana University and a Panel of Black Principals

Forum:  Challenges Facing Black Principals

2007

Angela Davis

Writing Our Stories

Conversations on Diversity 

Semester

Speaker/Affiliation

Summary

 Spring 2006

 *Professor Aquino from Paraguay

“Paraguay”  Professor Aquino spoke about his work regarding the preservation of the language and culture of the Guarnai Indians.  This gave students a global perspective on education. 

 Spring 2006

Dr. Millie Naquin and Ms. Diane Cole of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies, SLU

“Sexual Diversity – Respect for All”

Dr. Naquin and Ms. Cole spoke on issues related to sexual orientation and identity. 

 Spring 2006

*Dr. Celina Echols of the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, SLU

“Don’t Play in the Sun”  Dr. Echols focused her convocation on the theme of “colorism.”

 Spring 2006

Dr. Fred Dembowski of the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, SLU

 “The Global Village”

 Spring 2006

*Dr. Bonnie Ahn
SLU

“Human Diversity and Populations at Risk”

 Fall 2006

 *Angela Davis, the “Yarnspinner”

Davis uses storytelling to introduce audiences to imaginative literature, history and cultures from around the world.  She also uses stories as a teaching tool, demonstrating to teachers how storytelling skills can breathe life into a curriculum to improve teaching skills and classroom learning.

 Fall 2006

 *Dr. Ronald S. Rachon, Dean of the School of Education and Vice President for Teacher Education at Buffalo State College

Dr. Rachon discussed how students can and should examine and deepen their understanding of the ways in which socio-cultural factors influence American educational thought, theory and practice.

 Fall 2006

Dr. Paige Schulte of the Department of Teaching and Learning, SLU

Dr. Schulte examined the issue of “bullying.” 

 Fall 2007

 Dr. Tanya Wood

“BUGS:  Bringing Up Girls in Science”

Dr. Wood discussed a study being conducted in Denton, Texas where young girls are given advantages in the study of science through a mentoring and tutoring program.

 Fall 2007

*Mike Smith

This African-American folk artist shared his art and his story of how art helped him live through difficult times in his life.

 Fall 2007

*Panel of Korean students from LSU and SLU

Panel of five discussed Korean culture with an emphasis on education in Korea.  They also discussed their place in the American educational system.

* Speaker from a diverse ethnic/racial background  

 

  

 


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