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RILE Fall Conference 2021

Beyond Barriers: Challenging Persistent Educational Inequalities in a New Hybrid World

Monday, October 4, 2021 - Friday, October 8, 2021

3:00pm - 4:00pm PT daily

Fully virtual via Zoom

Join us October 4-8, 2021 from 3:00 to 4:00pm PT daily for our #RILE2021 conference, Beyond Barriers: Challenging Persistent Educational Inequalities in a New Hybrid World.

The annual conference on Race, Inequality, and Language in Education brings together local, national, and international scholars to share their research and to elevate the work of Stanford GSE faculty and students.

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Conference Program

Monday, October 4th: Beyond #StopAAPIHate | Challenging Stereotypes and Confronting Racism in Schools

Tuesday, October 5th: Beyond a Variable | Addressing Racial Inequality in Access and Opportunity

Wednesday, October 6th: Beyond Borders | Exploring Issues of Race and Education in Latin America

Thursday, October 7th: Beyond Harm | Confronting School-Induced Trauma for Students of Color

Friday, October 8th: Beyond the Headlines | Correcting Misconceptions and Considering the Potential of Critical Race Theory in Schools

Monday, October 4th, 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Beyond #StopAAPIHate | Challenging Stereotypes and Confronting Racism in Schools

Panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Stacey J. Lee

Dr. Stacey J. Lee is the Frederick Erickson WARF Professor of Educational Policy Studies and a faculty affiliate in Asian American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on the role of education in the incorporation of immigrants into the United States. She is the author of Unraveling the Model Minority Stereotype: Listening to Asian American Youth and Up Against Whiteness: Race, School and Immigrant Youth.

Dr. Eujin Park

Dr. Eujin Park is an IDEAL Provostial Fellow for Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. Dr. Park draws upon Critical Race Theory, Asian American Studies and community-engaged research to examine how Asian American youth and families negotiate with race in and through educational institutions.

Dr. OiYan Poon

Dr. OiYan Poon is an associate professor affiliate at Colorado State University in the School of Education. In her research, she focuses on the racial politics of Asian Americans as well as affirmative action, and systems and practices in college admissions and enrollment management.

Tom Shimura

Tom Shimura, known by his stage name Lyrics Born, is a Bay Area rapper with a career spanning over a decade. Lyrics Born’s music is a reflection of his multicultural upbringing and his latest single, "ANTI," raised funds for and brought awareness to the #StopAAPI campaign.

Tuesday, October 5th, 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Beyond A Variable | Addressing Racial Inequality in Access and Opportunity

Micro talk and panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Francis A. Pearman

Dr. Francis A. Pearman is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Professor Pearman's research focuses on how poverty and inequality shape the life chances of children, especially in rapidly changing cities.   

Dr. Dominique Baker

Dr. Dominique Baker is an assistant professor of education policy at Southern Methodist University. Her research focuses on the way that education policy affects and shapes the access and success of minoritized students in higher education. Her work and expertise have been highlighted by The AtlanticThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, and National Public Radio.

Dr. Dania Francis

Dr. Dania Francis is an assistant professor of economics at University of Massachusetts Boston. Her current research involves using experimental and quasi-experimental methods to identify structural causes of racial and socioeconomic academic achievement gaps. More broadly, Dr. Francis’ research interests include examining racial and socioeconomic disparities in education, wealth accumulation, and labor markets.

Dr. Jacob William Faber

Dr. Jacob William Faber is an associate professor of sociology and public service at New York University. He leverages observational and experimental methods to study the mechanisms responsible for sorting individuals across space, and how the distributions of people by race interact with political, social, and ecological systems to create and sustain inequality.

Wednesday, October 6th, 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Beyond Borders | Exploring Issues of Race and Education in Latin America

Micro talk and panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Daniel Mato

Dr. Daniel Mato is a professor at the Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero and principal researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research. He holds the UNESCO Chair “Higher Education and Indigenous and Afro-descendant Peoples in Latin America” and has authored numerous publications on culture, politics, power, and racism in higher education.

Dr. Silvio Almeida

Dr. Silvio Almeida is an associate professor of law and philosophy at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, São Paulo, Brazil, where he directs the Inclusion and Diversity Project, which prepares Black students for careers in major law firms. He is associate professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Business Administration and author of Structural Racism and many other publications.

Thursday, October 7th, 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Beyond Harm | Confronting School-Induced Trauma for Students of Color

Micro talk and panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Farzana Saleem

Dr. Farzana Saleem is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Dr. Saleem’s research examines the influence of racial stressors and culturally relevant practices (e.g., racial socialization) on the psychological health, academic success, and well-being of Black adolescents and other youth of color.

Dr. Tyrone Howard

Dr. Tyrone Howard is the Pritzker Family Endowed Chair and professor in the School of Education & Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research addresses race, culture, access, and educational opportunity for minoritized student populations. Professor Howard is a member of the National Academy of Education, and an American Educational Research Association Fellow.

Friday, October 8th, 3:00pm-4:00pm PT

Beyond the Headlines | Correcting Misconceptions and Considering the Potential of Critical Race Theory in Schools

Micro talk and panel discussion featuring:

Dr. Subini Ancy Annamma

Dr. Subini Ancy Annamma is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Her research critically examines the ways students are criminalized and resist that criminalization through the mutually constitutive nature of racism and ableism, how racism and ableism interlock with other marginalizing oppressions, and how these intersections impact youth education trajectories in urban schools and youth prisons. Further, she positions students as knowledge generators, exploring how their narratives can inform teacher and special education.

Dr. Cheryl E. Matias

Dr. Cheryl E. Matias is a professor and director of secondary teacher education at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on race and ethnic studies in education with a theoretical focus on critical race theory, critical whiteness studies, critical pedagogy, and feminism of color. Specifically, she uses a feminist of color approach to deconstruct the emotionality of whiteness in urban teacher education and how it impacts urban education. 

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contact Terrance Turner at rile_conference@stanford.edu.

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