Past Events

    PhD Info Session

  • Nov. 2nd, 2022: 7pm - 8pm

  • For more information please contact Education Lecturer, Nolan Higdon who is a member of the conference steering committee.


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    “Anticolonial Pláticas & Racialized Vulnerabilities: Deterring New Cycles of Imperialism & Policing with Chicana/Latina Youth”

    Theresa Burruel Stone, Assistant Professor at Sonoma State University, will be a guest speaker at the Wednesday, October 19th, Education Colloquim at 12pm-1:30pm.

    This talk considers how Chicana youth’s racialized and gendered vulnerabilities create
    a landscape of (non)options that threaten to perpetuate cycles of U.S. imperialism,
    settler colonialism, and the antiblack terror of policing.

    ZOOM:        PASSWORD: 137051

  • Open House Media Literacy Collaborative (For Educators)

  • October 13, 2022 and October 17, 4:00-5:30 pm

    Join us to learn more about teaching media literacy in the K-12 classroom. We will focus on key media literacy skills and lessons focused on responsible media consumption and curation, evaluating sources, and helping students build habits to contribute positively to civic spaces. Attendance is free and your colleagues are welcome to join. At this two part open house, we will share additional paid opportunities to pilot/review lessons and join our Teacher Research Group.

    For more information and to register for the virtual Open House, see here!

  • Reading Native Histories (For Educators)

  • Monday, October 10, 4:30-6:00 pm

    Sign up now to attend this great event at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History featuring local Native scholars and histories and introducing teaching resources and opportunities. Guest authors and scholars and their featured books and articles are: Valentin Lopez and Renya Ramirez, Valentin Lopez, Healing and Decolonization: Contesting Mission Bells, El Camino Real and Governor Gavin Newsom; Tsim Schneider, The Archeology of Refuge and Recourse; Judith Scott, When the Mission Bells Rang; Martin Rizzo-Martinez, We Are Not Animals; and Renya Ramirez, Standing Up to Colonial Power.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to win a book! (There will be multiple chances to win a copy of the children's book When the Mission Bells Rang.) For more information and to register for the event see, here. Capacity is limited, so register today!

  • Senderos summer 2022 events

  • Zoom webinar: Rochelle Gutiérrez

  • Framing Equity: Helping Students 'Play the Game' and 'Change the Game

    Monday May 23, 4:30 - 6pm PST
    On behalf of the UCSC Education Department Latinx Initiative for Future Teachers (LIFT), you are invited to join us for a highly anticipated webinar with Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez, Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: "Creative Insubordination: Strategies for Teachers Who Want to Rehumanize the Profession."
    The 2021-22 UCSC MA/Credential Program cohort, and the Winter Ed 180 class, read one of Dr. Gutiérrez' papery: "Framing Equity: Helping Students 'Play the Game' and 'Change the Game,'" in which she presents an insightful, four-dimension equity framework - Access, Achievement, Identity, and Power. She has also written an article on strategies for creative insubordination for teachers, which is the topic of her presentation.
    Please register here.
    Here is the Zoom link to the webinar (passcode 001122).


  • “Slavery, Settlement, and the Making of the Educational Common Sense”

    Bayley Marquez, Assistant Professor American Studies University of Maryland will be a guest speaker at the Wednesday, May 25th, Education Colloquim at 12pm-1:30pm

    This talk focuses on how Black and Indigenous studies can engage in dialogue with each other through the field of education. Dr. Marquez's talk is based on archival research she conducted for her larger book project Teaching Slavery and Settlement: Plantation Pedagogies in Currents of Conquest which examines the types of schooling proposed for Black and Native people in the U.S., Africa, and the Pacific from the post emancipation period to the 1940s. 

    ZOOM:               PASSWORD: 137051

  • Re-Imagining Civics Education at the Resource Center for Nonviolence

  • May 7th

    Sponsored by the UCSC Central California Writing Project (CCWP), the History and Civics Project (HCP), and the California Subject Matter Project, features Antero Garcia (Associate Professor of Education, Stanford) and Niole Mirra (Assistant professor of Urban Teacher Education at Rutgers University).  Professors Garcia and Mirra work with educators nationwide on what they call "speculative civics" focused on youth-driven engagement in community/social change. 

    This event is meant for UCSC faculty, community educators and youth organizers, after-school educators, teacher educators, K-16 teachers in all disciplines and school leaders.


  • Rescheduled: April 27th, 12pm-1:15pm

    Location: McHenry Library 0266

    Fanon’s Children: Panthers, Crips, Bloods, and the Black Radical Tradition

    Professor Barganier's scholarly work is grounded in the knowledge traditions
    of the Black masses. His talk will be centered on his forthcoming book
    Fanon's Children: Panthers, Crips, Bloods, and the Black Radical Tradition,
    which examines the violent, social production of race in Los Angeles and the
    impact of state repression on the Black Panther Party.


  • March 30th, 2022, 12pm-1:15pm

    Speaker: kihana miraya ross

    “Anti-blackness, refusal, and resistance: Fugitive possibilities in Black education”

    This talk will consider what it means to think with anti-blackness, wake work, fugitivity, and reparations in education. ross offers the afterlife of school segregation and Black educational fugitive space, to characterize Black students’ anti-Black educational experiences and their production of Black space to refuse and