Dr. Christopher Emdin
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Lincoln Center Activate

Keynote lecture: Dr. Christopher Emdin

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Professor, author, and creator of #HipHopEd, Dr. Christopher Emdin opens the convening with a keynote lecture entitled, “Teaching through Pandemics: On Art and Inequality in Education.“

Biography
Christopher Emdin is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. The creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement and Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S., author of the award-winning book Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation and the New York Times Best Seller, For White Folks Who Teach In The Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll Too. Emdin was named the 2015 Multicultural Educator of the Year by the National Association of Multicultural Educators and has been honored as a STEM Access Champion of Change by the White House under President Obama. In addition to teaching, he served as a Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the US Department of Energy.

Performance Date

Tuesday, July 21 from 9:30–10:30 am ET

Part of Lincoln Center Activate (July 21–24)

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