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CUFA 2018 Wednesday Highlights

  • 1.  CUFA 2018 Wednesday Highlights

    Posted 11-28-2018 12:32:00 AM

    Hello Colleagues,


    CUFA 2018 is finally here. Check out some of the highlights for Wednesday and as well as important information heading into the first day of the program.


    All sessions will take place in the East Tower of the Hyatt Regency. The Columbus and Grand Ballrooms are located two levels below the Hyatt Regency main lobby on the Ballroom Floor. Registration is also located on the Ballroom Floor.

    Wi-Fi Access

    Wi-Fi access is available for CUFA/NCSS attendees. Select the NCSS network and enter the password "NCSS2018" to connect to Wi-Fi.


    On Wednesday afternoon at 1:10pm, Dr. David Stovall will officially open our conference in Grand Ballroom A.  Dr. Stovall is a Professor at the University of Illinois Chicago and works with community organizations and schools to develop curriculum that addresses issues of equity and justice.  You do not want to miss out on this keynote.


    The Scholars of Color Forum is hosting their pre-conference workshop from 11:30am-1pm in Columbus G on advocacy for undocumented students and families. The CUFA Graduate Forum also kick off their roundtable sessions at 10am followed by their Conversation with Colleagues workshop at noon.


    We have outstanding sessions lined up throughout the three-day conference experience. This is just a sample of what tomorrow's sessions include:

    2:30-3:45, Columbus G, Paper Session

    Civic and Citizenship Education of a Different Hue: [Critical] Race Theories and Perspectives from Communities of Color

    2:30-3:45, Columbus EF, Paper Session

    Newspeak 2018: Challenging Untruths and the Narrowing of Thought

    2:30-3:45, Columbus IJ, Collaborative Initiative

    Inquiry as a Wrecking Ball: Tearing Down Walls and Stereotypes in Incarcerated Secondary Classroom Environments

    2:30-3:45, Columbus KL, CID

    Broadening the Conceptualization of LGBTQ+ Allyship in Social Studies Research

    4:00-5:15, Columbus CD, Symposium

    Tensions, Complexities & Contradictions in the Teaching of Immigration

    4:00-5:15, Columbus H, Symposium

    Confronting Capitalism in Social Studies Teaching and Teacher Education 

    4:00-5:15, Columbus KL, Collaborative Initiative

    An Activist, Spoken-word Poet, Museum Educator, and a Couple Profs Walk into a Theatre: Community Collaborations in Theatre and Film


    Thank you for your participation in the CUFA 2018 conference. If you have any questions, please stop by the CUFA information desk which will be located in the foyer area of the conference lobby.


    Chris Busey

    CUFA Program Chair

    Christopher L. Busey, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Curriculum, Teaching and Teacher Education
    Affiliate Faculty for the Center for Latin American Studies
    University of Florida
    College of Education
    School of Teaching and Learning
    2201 Norman Hall
    PO Box 117048
    Gainesville, FL 32611
    Phone: (352) 273-4041
    Twitter @DoctorBusey