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LBJ Library Educator Webinar with Dr. Amanda Vickery
Tuesday, July 7, 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT

Session 1: “We who believe in freedom cannot rest”: Black women and critical citizenship with Dr. Amanda E. Vickery

This session will focus on exploring Black women’s activism through a framework of Black Feminist Critical Patriotism (BFCP) that demonstrates the unique ways in which Black women engaged in civic activism.

Jul 7, 2020 10:30 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Amanda Vickery
Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education and Anti-Racist Education @University of North Texas
Dr. Amanda E. Vickery is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education and Anti-Racist Education at the University of North Texas. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary social studies methods. Her research focuses on how Black women teachers utilize experiential and community knowledge to reconceptualize the construct of citizenship. Additionally, she explores Black women as critical citizens within the U.S. civic narrative. Her scholarship has been published in Theory and Research in Social Education, Urban Education, Race, Ethnicity and Education, Curriculum Inquiry, Journal of Social Studies Research, Multicultural Perspectives, Gender and Education, The High School Journal, Social Studies Research and Practice, and The International Journal of Multicultural Education. Dr. Vickery is active in the social studies community serving on the Executive Board of the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies.