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Book Talk/Discussion by Author H. Samy Alim
Penn GSE’s Reading/Writing/Literacy (RWL) and Education, Culture, and Society (ECS) cordially invite you to a book talk and discussion by H. Samy Alim, PhD, titled: “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World.”
Please join RWL and ECS for a timely discussion and snacks. No registration is required.
Thursday, November 16, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Penn Bookstore | Events Room
Please see below for Dr. Alim’s bio. See attached poster for further details about the event.
About H. Samy Alim, PhD
H. Samy Alim, a Penn alum, is the David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology and African American Studies at UCLA; the Founding Director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Language (CREAL). His most recent books include Raciolinguistics: How Language Shapes Our Ideas about Race (Oxford, 2016) and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World (Teachers College Press, 2017, with Django Paris). He is also author of Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S. (Oxford, 2012, with Geneva Smitherman). He has written extensively about Black Language and Hip Hop Culture in his books, Street Conscious Rap (1999), You Know My Steez (2004), Roc the Mic Right (2006), Tha Global Cipha (2006), Talkin Black Talk (2007), and Global Linguistic Flows (2009)