UW Lecture Examines Educational Barriers for Latinos
October 29, 2009 — Overcoming educational barriers for Latina/Latino youths will be the subject of a talk Monday, Nov. 9, at 4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union East Ballroom.
University of Utah Professor Dolores Delgado Bernal will discuss "Community Engaged Scholarship with Latina/o Youth and Families: Crossing Educational, Community, and Discursive Borders."
"My research examines ways to improve the educational experiences of students of color," says Bernal.
Author of the book "Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life: Feminista Perspectives on Pedagogy and Epistemology," Bernal has also written journal articles in Social Justice, Harvard Educational Review and Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies.
The lecture is sponsored by Chicano Studies Program, Social Justice Research Center, MEChA and Sigma Lambda Gamma.
For more information, call the Chicano Studies Program at (307) 766-4127, or visit www.uwyo.edu/chicanostudies.
Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2009