Diálogos Virtuales

A Lecture-Discussion Series on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & the International Dimensions of Education

Through this academic-year long series, the College of Education promotes the continued development of a visible culture of intellectual advancement, critical dialogue, and community engagement and activism amongst education students, faculty, staff and other allied service professionals interested in advancing diversity, equity-justice, and inclusion in higher and PK-12 education at local, regional, national, and international levels.

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Fall 2021 Schedule

Date/Time Topic Speakers/Facilitators Flyer Zoom Registration or Recordings
Monday, September 13th
(12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PST)
"Combating Ableism in Higher Education." Sonia Peterson, Ph.D.
Toni Ann Saia, Ph.D.
Joseph Stramondo, Ph.D.
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Wednesday, September 15th
(7:00 - 8:15 p.m. PST)
"JEDI Discussion Circle: Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month." Mariano Lozano Soto, MA, Doctoral Student
Naomi Ramírez, MA, Doctoral Student
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Monday, September 20th
(12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PST)
"Beyond the Designated Multicultural Education Course: Integrating Antiracist Pedagogical Approaches into Science Methods and Other University Courses." Kathleen Schenkel, Ph.D.
Lucyann Atkins, Senior Student
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Monday, September 27th
(12:00 -1:00 p.m. PST)
"Akin´s Afro in Afro-Brazilian Children’s Literature: Toward an Ancestral Eco-Pedagogy." Kiusam de Oliveira, Ph.D.
Carolina Marchi, Teacher-Artist
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Friday, October 1st
(12:30 - 1:30 p.m PST)
"Global Learning Outcomes & Global Learning Course Designation at SDSU: An Information Session" Yea-Wen Chen, Ph.D.
Giuliano Iannarelli McDonald, Graduate Student
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Monday, October 4
(4:00 – 5:00 p.m. PST)
"An Indigenous Worldview Can Preserve Our Existence: Implications for Education." Wahinkpe Topa - Four Arrows
(a.k.a) Donald Trent Jacobs, Ph.D.
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Monday, October 25th
(12:00 – 2:00 p.m. PST)
"The Unlearning Oppression & Alliance-Building Workshop" Beth Blue Swadener, Ph.D.
Joy Anderson, Ph.D.
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Monday, November 1st
(12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PST)
"Internationalizing Curriculum in the College of Education: Neoliberal, Liberal, & Critical/ Decolonial Approaches."

Cristian Aquino-Sterling, Ph.D.
William A. Twayigize, Ph.D.

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Monday, November 8th
(12:00 – 1:30 p.m. PST)
"Spanglish Decolonial Healing" marcela polanco
Nilufer Akman, MFT Graduate Student 
Guadalupe Villarreal Ontiveros, MS, AMFT 
Tri Nguyễn, Ph.D. 
Navid Zamani, MS, LMFT
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Monday, November 15th
(12:00 - 1:00 p.m. PST)
"International Students’ Challenges and Coping Strategies." Chichun Lin, Psy.D. Learn more Zoom Meeting Registration