speaker-info

Luis Urrieta

Professor

Luis Urrieta es profesor en estudios culturales de la educación en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Se especializa en el estudio de la identidad con énfasis en Chicanxs/Latinxs, e indígenas; educación indígena; migración y diáspora, y conocimientos y saberes comunitarios. Urrieta es autor del libro Working from Within: Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools (2009, Prensa de Universidad de Arizona). Su próximo libro co-editado con George Noblit se titula Cultural Constructions of Identity: Meta-ethnography and Theory que publicará con la prensa de la Universidad de Oxford.

Luis Urrieta is the Suzanne and John Adams Professor of Cultural Studies of Education at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in the study of identity with an emphasis on Chicanx, Latinx, and Indigenous identities; indigenous education, migrations and diasporas, and learning in family and community contexts. Urrieta is the author of Working from Within: Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools (2009, University of Arizona Press). His forthcoming co-edited book with George Noblit is titled Cultural Constructions of Identity: Meta-ethnography and Theory and will be published with the University of Oxford Press.

My Sessions

Featured: Latinxs and Racial Inequities: Why teachers must be advocates of asset-based instruction for bilingual students

Highland Lakes

Who are Latinxs? What’s in a name? This presentation will explore who generally makes up the Latinx population, especially in Texas, and how Latinxs have experienced historical racial inequities in the U.S. A special focus will be on education and schooling, especially the ways that schools have sought to “whitestream” (assimilate) Latinx students and families. […]

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Breakout: Microaggressions and micro-assaults: Understanding the practices of everyday racism in schools

Highland Lakes

Most people think of racism as isolated acts of hatred carried out by particular individuals; however Critical Race (CRT) theorists argue that racism is structural, interpersonal, and endemic. That means that racism is experienced on a daily basis through everyday interactions. In this workshop we will explore how the concepts of microagressions and micro-assaults, drawn […]

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