Upcoming Events & Opportunities: Feb. 14 issue

February 11, 2022

Virtual Dissertation Support Group

This six-week group helps mitigate the feelings of isolation and frustration that often accompany the dissertation process. It also creates opportunities for peer accountability to help each other stay on track. This group is open only to Ph.D. students who are actively working on their dissertation. Registration deadline: Feb. 18Register here

MI-LEND Leadership Training Program

This interdisciplinary program provides experiential training for Michigan’s emerging leaders. The goal is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents with, or at risk for, neurodevelopmental disabilities and related health-care needs. Applications due May 1Learn more

Sci-Files radio seeks interviews

The Sci-Files is now accepting nominations for MSU students to speak about their research on the MSU radio station, Impact 89FM. Students from any discipline are welcome to email scifiles89fm@gmail.com if they are interested in being interviewed. (Check out Season 8, Episode 3, featuring HALE Ph.D. student Paul Bylsma!) Learn more

An In-Depth Conversation with Professor Devon Carbado

Feb. 14, 12:15 p.m. A much-awarded teacher, recognized scholar, and administrator, Professor Devon Carbado writes in the areas of employment discrimination, criminal procedure, implicit bias, constitutional law, and critical race theory. Learn more

Towards ‘Decolonizing’ Curriculum and Pedagogy

Feb. 17, 10 to 11 a.m. A presentation and conversation regarding decolonizing curriculum and pedagogy, based on a recently published article by HALE faculty member Riyad Shahjahan, Annabelle Estera, Kristen Surla, and Kirsten T. Edwards in the Review of Educational ResearchLearn more

10 Rules for Initial Data Analysis

Feb. 17, 12 p.m. Initial data analysis is a common task for all quantitative research. This webinar explains and illustrates the 10 rules for data analysis to help your future self reliably reuse your data and research outputs. Learn more

2022 Slavery to Freedom Lecture Series – Brandan ‘BMike’ Odums

Feb. 17, 5 p.m. Brandan Odums is a New-Orleans based visual artist who, through exhibitions, public programs, and public art works, is engaged in a transnational dialogue about the intersection of art and resistance. Learn more

Assessment 101: Aligning Learning Outcomes with Assessments and Learning Activities

Feb. 23, 12 to 1 p.m. The first of two sessions for Graduate Teaching Assistants that will review how to write effective Learning Outcomes (LOs) based on Bloom’s Taxonomy. Attendees will write a learning outcome in their respective discipline, design a learning activity and assessment tasks, and get feedback from fellow GTAs. Learn more

Internationalizing Teacher Education: Preparing Teachers to Work Effectively with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Feb. 24, 3 p.m. Dr. Wayne Wright will highlight efforts to “internationalize” the teacher education curriculum at Purdue University. Erickson Hall, 252 Learn more

DEI Book Talk Series: Spring 2022

Feb. 24, 6 p.m. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is excited to invite the College of Education community to a series of three Faculty Book Talks.

In the first session, Dr. Alyssa Dunn will present her recently published book, Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of InjusticeLearn more and register

Muslim Studies Program 15th Annual Conference

Feb. 24-25. The theme of this year’s event is “Belonging Nowhere”: States of Statelessness and Displacement in the Muslin World. Learn more and register

Feb. 25, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Drs. Lucía Cárdenas Curiel (MSU) and Katie Koo (University of Georgia) will share insights about navigating graduate school as an international scholar in the United States. Zoom link (password: DEI)

Identity Capitalism in Academia: Implications for Women Faculty and Epistemic Possibilities

Feb. 25, 1:30 to 3 p.m. MSU Gencen’s monthly Colloquia Series resumes with Leslie Gonzales, Regina Gong, and Sanfeng Miao from the College of Education’s HALE department, presenting “Identity Capitalism in Academia–Implications for Women Faculty and Epistemic Possibilities.” Learn more

CED Storytelling Night

Feb. 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. An evening of storytelling around the theme “Born to be wild.” Share stories about what it means to speak our truth and reaffirm that we are, indeed, born to be wild, pushing the boundaries to open up life to a myriad of possibilities. Keeping with the tradition of The Moth, this Storytelling Night will bring together tales of experience and spirit from all members of the College of Education. Contact darshana@msu.edu with questions