UNH Hosts Conference on Teaching
Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
October 22, 2003
DURHAM, N.H. - A conference on race and education will be held at
the University of New Hampshire Friday, Oct. 31, 2003.
“Teaching Race: Race, Culture and Power in the Educational
Process” will bring together teachers, university faculty
and students from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building's
Strafford Room. Educators and members of the public are invited
to participate in the daylong conference. There is no fee. To register
or for more information, call (603) 862-1058.
Featured presenters include Marcelo Suarez-Orozco from Harvard
University, who will discuss how the structure of high school educates
children, including immigrants, to think of themselves in terms
of a hierarchy of race, and UNH Professor of Education Todd DeMitchell,
who will talk about the unequal access to educational opportunities
and the continuing need for affirmative action.