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Thu Apr 24 1997

Confs: Ebonics Symposium

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  1. Robert Berdan, Ebonics Symposium

Message 1: Ebonics Symposium

Date: Wed, 23 Apr 1997 11:23:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: Robert Berdan <>
Subject: Ebonics Symposium

Ebonics in the Urban Education Debate: What we Know / What to Do

 A Symposium on Language, Culture and Eduation
 California State University, Long Beach
 Tuesday, April 29, 1997
 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome
	Dr. Robert Maxson, CSULB President
	Dr. David Ramirez, Director, CLMER

8:45 a.m. Ebonics: Using the Vernacular to Teach the Standard
	Dr. John Rickford, Stanford University

	Respondent: Dr. Selase Williams, California State University, 
 Dominguez Hills

9:45 a.m. Contemporary Policy Context and How it Got That Way
	Dr. Terrence Wiley, CSU Long Beach

	Respondent: Dr. Stefan Rozenzweig, U.S. Department of Education

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Educational Implications of Ebonics
	Dr. John Baugh, Stanford University and Swarthmore College

	Respondent: Dr. Owen Knox, LAUSD; UCLA

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Attitudes towards Ebonics: Implications for the Education of African
 American Youth
	Dr. Geneva Smitherman, Michigan State University

	Respondent: Dr. Robert Berdan, CSU Long Beach

2:15 p.m. Ebonics and Education in the Context of Culture
	Ms. Subira Kifano, Mary McLeod Bethune Child Institute, Los Angeles

	Respondent: Dr. Shirley Weber, San Diego Unified Schools

3:30 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. Language Varieties in the School Curriculum: Where do they Belong 
	and How will they get There?
	Dr. Carolyn Adger, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C.

	Respondent: Ms. Pam Gates, Los Angeles Unified School District

	Delma Chiwilinski
	(562) 985 5806


 Center for Language Minority Education and Research
 Department of Black Studies
 College of Education and the Veffie Milstead Jones Endowment
 California Association for Bilingual Educaiton
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