LORNA RIVERA, Ph.D.
Panel Presentations & Workshops
“Race Matters at School.” Session Organizer. 55th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Philadelphia, PA. August 12-15, 2005 (Forthcoming)
“Practice, Pedagogy, and Politics in Transformative Education.” Session Organizer. 55th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Philadelphia, PA. August 12-15, 2005 (Forthcoming)
“Nativist Ideologies and Resistance in Latino Communities.” Presider and Discussant. 100th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA. August 13-16, 2005. (Forthcoming)
“Teaching Diversity: Challenges & Issues in ‘Latina Women in the US’ Course.” Sponsored by UMass Diversity Committee, Center for Improvement of Teaching, & the College of Liberal Arts. UMass Boston, April 20, 2005.
“Women’s Literacy: Strengthing the Web.” Moderator for Plenary Session. 2nd Annual (Net) Working Conference on Women and Literacy. Brown University, March 11-12, 2005.
“What are our Core Principles?” (with co-facilitator Carver). Project Hope. Dorchester, MA. March 1, 2005.
“Using The Change Agent to Promote Women’s Literacy.” (with co-faciliatators Miller, Kallenbach, & Yangco). Network 2004, Massachusetts Adult Education conference. Marlborough, MA. October 27-28, 2004.
“Metaphors for Immigration: Melting Pot, Salad Bowel, or Something Else?” The immigrant Learning Center, Public Education Program on “Teaching Immigration Across the Curriculum.” Malden, MA. July 23, 2004.
“Empowerment of Refugee & Immigrant Women Through Literacy and Leadership Development.” 2004 (Net) Working Conference: Women, Literacy, & Resources. UMass-Boston. March 27, 2004.
“WE LEARN: Women’s Literacy Power & Women-Centered Literacy Materials” (co-presented with Mev Miller and Sally Gabb). Network 2003, Massachusetts Adult Education conference. Marlborough, MA. October 22-23, 2003.
“Beyond Insider Researcher
Presenter at Informal Roundtable. 98th Annual Meeting of the
American Sociological Association.
“Just and Unjust
Educational Practices.” Presider and Discussant. 53rd Annual Meeting of the
Society for the Study of Social Problems.
“Resources and Curriculum
for Women in ABE”
(co-presented with Mev Miller). Southeast Systems for Adult Basic Education
“A Forum on the Discourse of Cultural Difference: Opportunities and Dangers.” Center for the Improvement of Teaching. University of Massachusetts-Boston. January 24, 2003.
“MCAS: Where Are We Now and
Where Are We Going?”
“Race & Racism in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Education Programs.” Center for World Languages & Cultures and the Applied Linguistics Department, University of Massachusetts-Boston. January 23, 2002.
“Popular Education and the
Practice of Community Legal Education.” Training for Change: Renewing the Role &
Practice of the Community Legal Education workshop. Legal Services Training
“Poverty in Policy: The
Contradictions of Welfare Reform and Adult Basic Education in
“Barriers to Adult Literacy
In the Era of Welfare Reform.” Adult Literacy Resource Institute/SABES.
“Violence & Healing in
Latino Cultures.” Women,
Violence, & Adult Education Project. World Education/SABES.