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April 11, 2005
IRVINE EARNS INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AWARD
Jacqueline Jordan Irvine, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Urban Education, will be presented with the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) Social Justice in Education Award, April 11, at the association’s annual meeting in Montreal.
Irvine, whose research focuses on multicultural
education and urban teacher education, will deliver a lecture titled, “Increasing the Likelihood of Finding a ‘Significant Difference’: Social Justice and Educational Research.”
Irvine co-directs the Southern Consortium for Educational Research in Urban Schools, and was founder and director of the Center for Urban Learning/Teaching and Urban Research in Education and Schools.
More than 12,000
from the United States, Canada and 48 other countries will attend AERA’s 86th annual meeting, which concludes Friday, April 15.
CREATIVE WRITING TO PRESENT NOVEL WORKSHOP
Award-winning writers and creative writing faculty Jim Grimsley and Lynna Williams will teach a weeklong short course on “Novel Writing: Living Through the First Draft(s).” The course will take place May 23–27.
The application deadline is Friday, April 15.
The class, which is open to the public, can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit. Therefore, tuition
Applications are available at www.creativewriting.emory.edu/resources/application.html or can be
faxed or e-mailed by calling 404-727-4683. Completed applications must be accompanied by 20–30 pages of a novel in progress.