AERA Insider - April 29, 2017
 
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AERA17 Insider
April 29, 2017

Welcome to the third day of the AERA Annual Meeting. Each morning, AERA17 Insider will provide tips on key sessions and events, as well as other Annual Meeting resources and highlights you won't want to miss.

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In this Issue:

AERA Presidential Address: Vivian L. Gadsden
Awards Luncheon
Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Rubén G. Rumbaut
AERA Early Career Award (2016) Lecture: Christopher Emdin
Education, Democracy, and Citizen Justice
Strategic Pathways for Improving Access to Higher Education
From Disparities to Social Determinants: Toward a Culture of Education and Health Equity
Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda and Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences - Two Recent Academies Reports
Meet the 2017 AERA Outstanding Book Award Recipient
Today's Live-Streaming Sessions
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2017 Annual Meeting Sponsors
AERA would like to extend a special thank you to our 2017 sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors

- American Institutes for Research
- Routledge


Gold Sponsor
- SAGE Publishing

Bronze Sponsors
- AccessLex
- IDRA
- National Institute of Education, Singapore
- NORC at the University of Chicago


Reception Sponsor
- UTSA
 
















 
Today's Highlights

AERA Presidential Address: Vivian L. Gadsden, AERA President; Penn Graduate School of Education


The Promise of Education Research and the Public Trust
4:35 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Stars at Night Ballroom 1
Session Hashtag: #AERAPres

Link to Session

AERA President Vivian L. Gadsden will give the 2017 Presidential Address, which will be centered around "The Promise of Education Research and the Public Trust."

Following the address, Gadsden will pass the proverbial torch to AERA President-Elect Deborah Loewenberg Ball who will begin her term at the conclusion of the conference.

A celebratory champagne reception will follow the address.


Awards Luncheon


12:25 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Stars at Night Ballroom 1
Session Hashtag: #AERAAwards

Link to Session

The fifth annual AERA Awards Luncheon is an opportunity to celebrate the field of education research and the accomplishments of AERA-wide awardees and those who receive special citations. Tickets are still available for the luncheon and can be purchased online at "My AERA" to all Annual Meeting attendees, while seats remain. Free tickets are available to attendees who bring their own lunches. Go to "My AERA" to reserve.


Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture: Rubén G. Rumbaut, Distinguished Professor of Sociology; University of California, Irvine


2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, 302 A&B
Session Hashtag: #AERAWallace

Link to Session

The “new immigration” has coincided with an era of widening inequality, diminishing opportunity and growing gaps in the educational attainments of children raised in rich and poor families. Immigrants and their children today comprise about a quarter of the U.S. population, transforming its ethnic diversity. Both the most educated and the least educated groups in the U.S. today are immigrants; what happens to their offspring remains a puzzle for educational research. This lecture will trace the story of the education and social mobility of a unique panel of 1.5- and second-generation respondents followed from 1991 (when they were in middle school at mean age 14) to 2015 (in their late 30s).


AERA Early Career Award (2016) Christopher Emdin


8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, 303 A&B

Link to Session

This year’s Early Career Award Lecture will be given by Christopher Emdin (Teachers College, Columbia University) and will focus on the paper “Reprisal and Revival in an Age of Denial: Pentecostal Hip-hop Pedagogies in the Key of Life.”


Education, Democracy, and Citizen Justice


8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Room 302 A&B

Link to Session

What do we understand to be the salient issues associated with democracy and education as these relate to justice for individuals and institutions in contemporary society? How do we negotiate differences in attitudes, beliefs, and practices; conceptualize and act on them in relation to our roles in a democracy; engage the broader domains of disagreement; and respond to the human experience and condition? How do we attempt to resolve tensions between citizenship, human rights, and an ever-increasing globalized world? What is the schooling and what are public discourses needed to promote democratic education? Participants for this session include Prudence L. Carter (University of California - Berkeley), John S. Rogers (University of California - Los Angeles), Gloria J. Ladson-Billings (University of Wisconsin - Madison), and Marc Lamont Hill (Morehouse College).


Strategic Pathways for Improving Access to Higher Education


10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Room 302 A&B

Link to Session

Participants for this session include Raymund Paredes (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board), Stella M. Flores (New York University), Laura W. Perna (University of Pennsylvania), and William G. Tierney (University of Southern California).



From Disparities to Social Determinants: Toward a Culture of Education and Health Equity


10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Room 301 A&B

Link to Session

This session will focus on the role of health and educational equity in enhancing opportunity, reducing disparities, and understanding the role of social determinants in both. Drawing upon the National Academy of Medicine’s recent study Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States and research on educational disparities, participants will examine cross-cutting policy issues as they are framed and implemented across education and health and the implications for efforts advancing social justice. Session participants include Thomas LaVeist (The George Washington University), Roslyn Arlin Mickelson (University of North Carolina – Charlotte), and Kent McGuire (Southern Education Foundation, Inc.).


Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda and Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences - Two Recent Academies Reports


2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballroom Level, Room 301 A&B

Link to Session

Session participants include Catherine E. Snow (Harvard University), William Hallman (Rutgers University), Susan Nall Bales (Frameworks Institute), Ed Liebow (American Anthropological Association), and Sarah D. Sparks (Education Week). Gloria Ladson-Billings (University of Wisconsin - Madison) serves as session chair.


Meet the 2017 AERA Outstanding Book Award Recipient


Stop by the AERA Booth in the Exhibit Hall to hear 2017 AERA Outstanding Book Award recipient, Roberto G. Gonzalez (Harvard University), speak about his book, Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America.

Author's Presentation: Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America
10:00 a.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Exhibit Hall, AERA Booth


Today's Live-Streaming Sessions



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