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American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Symposium

American Cultures & Cal Corps Public Service Center

Friday, April 13, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

Berkeley, CA

American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Symposium

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American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Symposium

 

Keynote: Professor George Lipsitz, UC Santa Barbara

 

No Ordinary Time: Why Engaged Scholarship Matters Now"

 

Friday, April13th 2012 10am-5pm

 

Geballe Room, The Townsend Center for the Humanities, U.C. Berkeley

 

 

Formed in 2010 between the American Cultures (AC) Center and the Cal Corps Public Service Center, the American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) program has supported the development of  nearly two dozen community partnerships with American Cultures courses.  This inaugural symposium will draw on the experiences of faculty, student and community partners who created the first ACES courses.

 

With an opening morning keynote by UC Santa Barbara Professor George Lipsitz, afternoon panels will highlight the opportunities and responsibilities of higher education and public scholarship.

 

  

Schedule 

 

10 -10.30am             Welcome and Introductions – UC Berkeley Professor of City and Regional Planning, Malo Hutson

 

10.30am-12pm       Keynote Lecture – No Ordinary Time: Why Engaged Scholarship Matters Now." UC Santa Barbara Professor of Black Studies and Sociology, George Lipsitz

 

12–1pm                    Lunch

 

1-2.30pm                  Faculty Panel – “Community Engaged Research and Public Scholarship” – Professor Juana Maria Rodriguez, Dr. Hatem Bazian, & Professor Greg Niemeyer

 

Introduced by UC Berkeley Lecturer and ACES Program Director, Victoria Robinson

 

2.30-2.45pm            Break

 

2.45-3.45pm            Faculty and Student Panel – “From Idea to Action: Strategies for Successful Campus-Community Partnerships” – Dr. Erika Walker, Dr. Brian Powers, Sun Kim, Austin Pritzkat, Wendy Martinez

 

Introduced  by Suzan Akin, Faculty and Graduate Student Programs Manager, Cal Corps Public Service Center

 

3.45-4pm                   Closing

 

4-5pm                         Post Symposium Dessert and Discussion

 

Have questions about American Cultures Engaged Scholarship (ACES) Symposium ? Contact American Cultures & Cal Corps Public Service Center

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Geballe Room, Townsend Center
200 Stephens Hall
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Friday, April 13, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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