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January 2022

Diversity & Belonging: Unsung Keyboard Stories

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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U of M’s SMTD and the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies are co-hosting a “Diversity and Belonging: Unsung Keyboard Stories conference in Ann Arbor, January 26–30, 2022. The D&B Conference is collaborating with the African American Cultural and Historical Museum of Washtenaw County, and Sphinx Connect. To view the full schedule and to register, see https://westfield.org/keyboard-stories.html

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February 2022

“Approaching Equity and Justice in Music Teacher Education: Lessons for All Who Teach” – Carlos Abril

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Carlos Abril, Professor of Music and Associate Dean at the University of Miami Frost School of Music and Chair of the Society for Research in Music Education

All music educators must be prepared to construct learning environments that are equitable and socially just. Much of that preparation begins in our university-based music teacher education programs, where a critical foundation is laid. Built on the assumption that this work is essential for teachers of any subject area, this talk will consider how three domains of the music curriculum—content, context, and pedagogy—can be approached through a lens of equity and justice. Research and personal reflections will inform a discussion…

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