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.

If you are interested in facilitating a Diálogos session, please send the following information to Cecy Beltrán, Dean´s Office Administrative Support Coordinator:

  1. Name, title, affiliation
  2. Presentation title (15 words)
  3. Presentation summary (200 words)
  4. Relevance to diversity, equity-justice, inclusion and/or the international dimensions of education (50-100 words)
  5. Intended audience

Diálogos sessions are generally held for 1 hour, including presentation and discussion time. However, other arrangements could be considered depending on the nature and aims of the session proposed (e.g., panel discussions).

Diálogos presentation with Chris Kjonaas

Spring 2021 Schedule

Download Diálogos Virtuales Spring 2021 Program

Date Speaker Topic Learn More 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 Zoom Meeting Registration
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 Zoom Meeting Registration 
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  Zoom Meeting Registration 
Wednesday, March 24 Dr. Donald Blumenfeld-Jones - Arizona State University “Ethics, Identity, and Education: A Levinasian Perspective” Learn More Zoom Meeting Registration 
Wednesday, April 14 Dr. Lisa M. Sparaco – SDSU-DLE-STE and 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) “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 Zoom Meeting Registration 
Monday, Feb 22 – (12:00 – 1:00) Follow-Up Discussion w/ Dr. Frank Harris III SDSU COE ARPE Zoom Meeting Registration
Friday, March 12 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA Zoom Meeting Registration
Friday, March 26 – (12:00 – 1:00) Open/TBA Zoom Meeting Registration 
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