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Conversation: “Which Me Shall I Be Today: The Literacy, Race, and Identity Connection”

March 26, 2021 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

With Professor Karen Keaton Jackson

All are welcome to this interactive discussion.

Dr. Karen Keaton JacksonDr. Karen Keaton Jackson began her academic career at Hampton University in Virginia, earning a Bachelor of Science in English Secondary Education with Summa Cum Laude distinction. She went on to receive her Master’s and Ph.D. in English/Composition Studies from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. While pursuing her Ph.D., she was awarded a pre-doctoral fellowship at LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York where she taught courses on multicultural literacy. In May 2015, she received a University of North Carolina Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence.

Her current research interests include the relevance of the HBCU context when considering issues surrounding literacy, race, and identity for African-American students. She has served on the executive boards of the Southeastern Writing Center Association and the Council of Writing Program Administrators. Presently, she serves as a trustee on the NCTE Foundation Board and is a Professor of English and Director of the University Honors Program at North Carolina Central University.

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Sponsored by the Writing Center and the Racial Justice Initiative


March 26, 2021
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
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