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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 <rberdancsulb.edu>
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

FOR MORE INFORMATION
	Delma Chiwilinski dchwilincsulb.edu
	(562) 985 5806

SYMPOSIUM CO-SPONSORS

 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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