(Re)Imagining Black Boyhood: Strategies for Relational Learning at School

February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Cosponsored by University of Pittsburgh's Gender, Sexuality, & Women's Studies Program, the Center for Urban Education, and School of Education.


This presentation challenges deficit-oriented perspectives of Black boys and discusses evidence-based “relational teaching strategies,” which are designed to both facilitate positive learning relationships among Black boys and their teachers, as well as help teachers (re)imagine Black boys in their schools and classrooms.


About the Speaker: Joseph Derrick Nelson, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is on sabbatical from Swarthmore College, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be available.

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Location and Address

CUE Commons (4303 Wesley Posvar Hall)

230 S. Bouquet Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15260