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Nessa Wolfson Colloquium

Add to Calendar Icon 2020-09-18 09:00 2020-09-18 10:45 15 Penn GSE Event: Nessa Wolfson Colloquium Join us for the 30th annual Nessa Wolfson Colloquium. This year's colloquium will feature Dr. Shondel Nero of New York University. Dr. Nero’s lecture is entitled "Language, Identity, and Education: Reflections of a Transnational Educator."
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Suzanne Oh DD/MM/YYYY
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:45am
Virtual Event

The Nessa Wolfson Colloquium is an annual event to honor the memory of Nessa Wolfson, the founder of the Language and Literacy in Education group at GSE, and to welcome new and returning students to the Educational Linguistics Division each fall. It is the longest continuously-running colloquium series at Penn GSE. 

This year's colloquium will feature Dr. Shondel Nero of New York University.  Dr. Nero’s lecture is entitled "Language, Identity, and Education: Reflections of a Transnational Educator." 

Dr. Shondel Nero is Professor of Language Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She earned her MA in TESOL and Ed.D. in applied linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research areas of expertise focus on language and dialect variation, language and identity, and language education policy. A native of Guyana, she has written extensively on the politics, challenges, and strategies of educating students who speak Caribbean Creole Englishes, World Englishes, and vernacular varieties of English. 

The event to be held via Zoom. The talk will be from 9:15am  10:45am on Friday, September 18th

Event Contact

Suzanne Oh