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Rosyln Z. Wolf Lecture in Urban Education

Please join us for this year's edition of the Rosyln Z. Wolf Lecture in Urban Education

Ghosts in the Schoolyard: A Fireside Chat with Eve L. Ewing

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. She is the author of Electric Arches, which received awards from the American Library Association and the Poetry Society of America and was named one of the year's best books by NPR and the Chicago Tribune. She is also the author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side, 1919 (Haymarket Press, 2019), the writer of Marvel Comics' Ironheart series, and the co-author (with Nate Marshall) of No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. In 2019, she received the Chicago Public Library 21st Century Award. She is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues. Her first book for middle grade readers, Maya and the Robot, is forthcoming in 2020 via Kokila.

The Roslyn Z. Wolf Lecture in Urban Education celebrates Mrs. Wolf’s commitment to CSU and her passion for supporting urban education. The annual lecture enhances CSU’s continuing dialogue on ideas and issues surrounding urban education in the 21st century.

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Date & Time

Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 9:30 AM

Event Location

Virtual Event

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