Innovations in Teaching & Learning keynote with Dr. Bettina L. Love

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Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom
Category: Lecture

Join the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) for our annual Innovations in Teaching & Learning keynote featuring Dr. Bettina L. Love, sponsored in partnership with the Office of the Provost, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and the Division of Academic Student Affairs and Global Engagement (ASAGE). This keynote launches a series of events that explores the importance of Abolitionism to teaching and learning, student success, and the well-being of faculty and every member of campus who contribute to the education of our students.

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In "Living A Hip Hop & Abolitionist Life: Resistance, Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, & Black Joy," Dr. Love will discuss how Hip Hop Civics Ed, when linked to the framework of intersectionality and Abolitionist Teaching, creates a space where Black lives matter and analytic sensibilities are nurtured to engage youth in the work of fighting for visibility, inclusion, and justice. Her talk will end by calling for us all not only to teach students about racial violence, oppression, and how to make sustainable change in their communities through innovative and radical civic curriculum, but also to expose youth to the possibilities that come with envisioning a world built on Black joy, creativity, imagination, boldness, ingenuity, and the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.

About Dr. Bettina L. Love:

Dr. Love is an award-winning author and the Athletic Association Endowed Professor at the University of Georgia. Her writing, research, teaching, and educational advocacy work meet at the intersection of education reform, anti-racism, carceral studies, abolition, and Black joy. The aim of her scholarship is twofold: firstly, to advance how the field of education understands and critiques the systemic and structural racism of public education within the U.S.; and secondly, to advocate for abolitionist approaches in the field of education that seek new possibilities for educational justice. 


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