Annual Woodson Trivia Challenge: BACKYARD BRAWL

The Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH and the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society jointly present the Annual Carter G. Woodson Birthday Celebration!  


The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society 
vs Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jarvis R. Givens

Assistant Professor of Education and African & African American Studies at Harvard University. He specializes in the history of African American Education and his first book, Fugitive Pedagogy: Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching, was published in 2021 by Harvard University Press. His research has been supported by fellowships and grants from the Ford Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the William F. Milton Fund, and published in peer-reviewed journals such as the American Education Research Journal, Souls, Harvard Educational Review, and Race Ethnicity and Education. Professor Givens earned his Ph.D. in African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Los Angeles Review of Books:
Fugitive Pedagogy: The Longer Roots of Antiracist Teaching:

“…in the wake of unprecedented uprisings during the summer of 2020, American education has been roiled by the place and possibility of “antiracist” protocols for instruction.”

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