Dr. Paul C. Gorski, associate professor of integrative studies at George Mason University and founder of EdChange and the Multicultural Pavilion will be the keynote speaker for the 29th annual Anna Funk Lockey Lecture that will be held in the Biemesderfer Concert Hall at the Winter Center on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.
The Anna Funk Lockey Lecture is part of the Millersville University Education on Location Series. The topic of this year’s lecture is “Reversing the ‘Poor’ Thinking on Poverty: How Most Anti-Poverty Initiatives are Designed to Fail and How to Begin Thinking More Justly.” Anna F. Lockey of the class of 1925, established an endowed lectureship in education at Millersville University in 1987. The purpose of the Lockey Lecture is to bring distinguished speakers to Millersville’s campus to address future teachers, the educational profession and the community.
Dr. Paul C. Gorski is an associate professor of Integrative Studies in George Mason University’s School of Integrative Studies, where he teaches classes such as Poverty, Wealth and Inequality; Social Justice Education; Social Justice Consciousness and Personal Transformation and Contemporary Issues in Social Justice and Human Rights. Gorski is a senior research fellow for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being and is serving his third term on the board of the International Association for Intercultural Education. He has been an active consultant, presenter and trainer for nearly twenty years, conducting workshops and providing guidance for schools and community organizations committed to equity and diversity. He created and continues to manage the Multicultural Pavilion, an award winning website focused on critical multicultural education.
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