Upcoming events


Past events

1. BU Wheelock in Conversation with Dr. Debbie Reese
Tribally enrolled at Nambé Owingeh, a sovereign Native Nation in what is currently called New Mexico, Dr. Debbie Reese’s articles, books chapters, and blog (American Indians in Children’s Literature) are used in Education, Library Science, and English courses in colleges and universities in the US and Canada.

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People
Teacher’s Guide

2. BU’s Senior Diversity Officer’s Panel on Critical Race Theory

Panelists: Janet Dewart Bell – Founder and President, LEAD InterGenerational Solutions, Inc.; Laura M. Jiménez – Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; Wheelock College of Education & Human Development; Craig Andrade – Associate Dean for Practice and Director of the Activist Lab; BU School of Public Health. Moderated by: Angela Onwuachi-Willig – Dean of Ryan Roth Gallo & Ernest J. Gallo Professor of Law, BU School of Law

3. BU Wheelock in Conversation with Dr. April Baker-Bell
Dr. April Baker-Bell gives a talk based on her book Linguistic Justice: Black Language, Literacy, Identity, and Pedagogy.

4. Don’t Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
A group of panelists explore the importance of all early education professional leaning in as change agents in the lives of young children and their families. Featuring Iheoma U. Iruka, Stephanie Curenton, Kerry-Ann Escayg, Jason Sachs, and Marie Enochty.

5. Skippyjon No: Confronting Mis- and Under-representation of BIPOC Identities in Children’s Literature
BU Wheelock’s Laura Jiménez and Andrea Bien discuss the underrepresentation of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) in children’s literature.