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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Diálogos presentation with Chris Kjonaas

Spring 2021 Schedule

Date Speaker Topic Flyer Zoom Link
Thursday, February 4 Dr. Li-Rong (Lilly) Cheng, Professor, School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SDSU) and Director, Chinese Cultural Center (SDSU) “Ubuntu and Tinogona” Learn More This meeting has ended. 
Thursday, February 18 Dr. Trish Gallagher-Geurtsen - UCSD and Dr. Miguel Zavala - CAL State LA “The K-12 Ethnic Studies Movement in California: Ethnic Studies Curricular Dimensions” Learn More This meeting has ended. 
Thursday, March 4 Dr. Cristian Aquino-Sterling – SDSU COE - STE and Dr. Sarah Maheronnaghsh – SDSU COE - DLE “Advancing Glocal and Global Education in the COE: An Initial Dialogue” Learn More  This meeting has ended. 
Monday,
March 29
Dr. Donald Blumenfeld-Jones - Arizona State University “Ethics, Identity, and Education: A Levinasian Perspective” Learn More This meeting has ended. 
Tuesday, April 6 Amber St. James, Fatima Haghi, Lorenza Hilliard, Monica Sanders, and Dr. Sesen Negash. Education and Mental Wellness at the Intersection of Black Identities: Critical Dialogues. Learn More This meeting has ended.
Monday, April 12 Dr. Li-Rong Lilly Cheng, Dr. Katina Lambros, Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan, Dr. Valerie Ooka Pang, Dr. Nellie Tran, and Dr. Sandra Wawrytko Anti-Asian and Anti-Asian American Hate and Racism in U.S. Society: Implications for Advocacy, Curriculum, and Pedagogy in Education. Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration
Wednesday, April 14

Dr. Dani Bedau, Dr. Katie Turner, Dr. Lisa M. Sparaco, and Dr. Shelley Orr SDSU White Anti-Racist Committee

“White Anti-Racism: Dismantling the Internalized Oppression of White Supremacy” Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration 
Thursday, April 22 (Earth Day!) Dr. Ivan Cláudio Pereira Siqueira (Brazil) - Dr. Anwei Feng (China) Dr. Anne-Marie de Mejía (Colombia) - Dr. Maria Luisa Pérez-Cañado (Spain) Dr. Rainer Enrique Hamel (Mexico) - Dr. Christian Faltis (USA) Dr. Margarita Machado-Casas (USA), and Dr. Belinda Bustos Flores “Bilingual Education Around the World: Cross-National Dialogues on the State of the Art” Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration
Thursday, April 29 Dr. Chi-Chun (Wally) Lin - University of British Columbia (UBC) “Systemic and Experiential Approaches to Improve Students' Mental Health: A Workshop for COE Faculty” Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration
Thursday, May 6 Debi Talukdar, Ph.D. Candidate - Program Director, Center for Philosophy for Children - University of Washington “Philosophy with Children: Creating Inclusive Spaces” Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration

Informal Diálogos on COE Diversity and Inclusion Planning: For College and Departments

Date  Topic Zoom link
Monday, Feb 8 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA This meeting has ended. 
Monday, Feb 22 – (12:00 – 1:00) Follow-Up Discussion w/ Dr. Frank Harris III SDSU COE ARPE This meeting has ended.
Friday, March 12 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA This meeting has ended.
Friday, March 26 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA This meeting has ended.
Wednesday, April 7 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA Zoom Meeting Registration 
Wednesday, April 21 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA Zoom Meeting Registration 

Past Diálogos Speakers