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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Diversity Dialogue: "Native Youth Development: Perspectives, Participartory Approaches and Possibilities"

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is hosting a Diversity Dialogue presented by Prof. Katie Johnston Goodstar titled "Native Youth Development: Perspectives, Participatory Approaches and Possibilities". This event will be held March 29th, 2013 from 12:00-1:30, Peik 355.

"Native Youth Development: Perspectives, Participatory Approaches and Possibilities"
Presentation by Katie Johnston Goodstar, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
Dr. Johnston Goodstar presents her critique of dominant youth development and education theory before documenting the deficit-based research that has emerged from this theoretical tradition and presents participatory approaches to working with Native youth. Specifically, she addresses indigenous theory/goals for youth coupled with Social justice youth development and Youth participatory action research which present youth as active agents in the development of self, community and society.

Friday, March 29, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Peik 355

Pizza will be provided.
Diversity Dialogues are monthly gatherings focused on education, difference, and social justice. Each Dialogue features a presentation by a local or visiting scholar, followed by questions and conversation. Diversity Dialogues are sponsored by the Diversity Committee of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. These events are open to