Events Edition

Event: Education Policy Speaker Series

Event: Education Policy Speaker Series

The Education Policy Speaker series invites you to join them in welcoming their next guest speaker: Dr. Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell on April 25, 2019 at 1:30pm Erickson Hall, Room 133F Topic: Busting Out of the Iron Cage: Network Mobilization and Principal Responses to Normative Institutional Pressures Biography: Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell is an associate professor of education with expertise… Read More »

Upcoming Graduate School Workshops

Thesis and Dissertation Walk In Help Chittenden Hall (Room 220) Wednesday, April 24 – 9:00am to 11:00am Students should come to the drop-in sessions with specific formatting questions regarding their documents.  We will not be reviewing entire documents at these sessions.  (Entire documents get reviewed by the Graduate School when the student submits to ProQuest.)  We hope that… Read More »

Event: A Community Conversation on Allyship

A Community Conversation on Allyship: Cultivating Community and Advocacy You are invited to a discussion with • Amber Benton, Director of Diversity Programming & Student Engagement/Advisor, James Madison College • Alyssa Hadley Dunn, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education • Donna Kaplowitz, Coordinator, MSU Dialogues and Faculty Associate, MSU Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives •… Read More »

Recommended Readings for Sessions with Dr. Linden West

 Transformative Learning, Dialogue, and the Metaphor of Pilgrimage  Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 133F Erickson, 2:00 – 3:30pm  Recommended Readings:  Dirkx, J. (1997). Nurturing soul in adult learning. In P. Cranton (Ed.), Transformative learning in action: Insights from practice (pp. 79–88). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.  Dirkx, J. M., Mezirow, J., & Cranton, P. (2006). Musings… Read More »

CHAE Speaker Series: Re-enchanting the Academy – A Visit with Dr. Linden West

Transformative Learning, Dialogue, and the Metaphor of Pilgrimage Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – 2:00-3:30pm, 133F Erickson Hall This talk uses the metaphor of pilgrimage to illuminate and interrogate ideas of transformation and transformative learning. Transformative learning can be part of the problem rather than the solution in a liquid, frenetic world while it can also… Read More »

Event: Developments in Indonesian Education, Informal Brown Bag Conversation

 Infomal Brown Bag Conversation  Developments in Indonesian Education  Wednesday, April 10, 12:00 – 1:00pm in room 507 Erickson  Please join us for an informal conversation with two distinguished colleagues from Indonesia about the changing landscape of Indonesian education from primary to higher education.  Prof. Suyanto, Ph.D, faculty member of Yogyakarta State University (YSU), Indonesia, born… Read More »

Graduate School Workshops

Thesis and Dissertation Walk In Help Sessions available Thursday, April 11, 1:30-3:30PM  and Wednesday, April 24, 9AM-11AM Room 220 Chittenden Hall Students should come to the drop-in sessions with specific formatting questions regarding their documents.  We will not be reviewing entire documents at these sessions.  The entire document gets reviewed by the Graduate School when the student… Read More »

CHAE Speaker Series: Reform in Higher Education, Dr. Mohammad Abdel Dayem

Reform in Higher Education: A Cultural Perspective with Special Focus on Arab Countries Culture refers to values, norms, beliefs, traditions, and ways of life. Those shape the behavior of a small group of people or even a whole nation. Language can draw several aspects of culture together. Educational institutions have their own micro-cultures which are… Read More »

Event: Briefing on Federal Policy and Education

REMINDER TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COLLEGE COMMUNITY: We will have a Briefing on Federal Policy and Education on Tuesday, April 2, from 9:00 – 11:00, 252 Erickson. (NOTE NEW  LOCATION). The speakers are from the Washington Governmental Affairs Office: Jacob Courville, James Brown, and Allyson Knox Topics will include key issues in Congress pertaining to… Read More »

Event: 12th Annual Muslim Studies Program Conference

Thursday, April 11, 2019 – Friday, April 12, 2019Education Under Siege: Attacks on Scholars and Scholarship in Turbulent Times Thursday, April 11, 4:00pm-4:30pm, 303 International Center Welcome and Opening Remarks Thursday, April 11, 4:30pm-6:15pm, 303 International CenterThe Rise of Authoritarianism and Attacks on Academic Freedom in the Middle East and South AsiaChair: Mara Leichtman, Michigan… Read More »