Wednesday, March 23, 2016
7:00–8:00 p.m.


University Center Ballroom

Mirrors of Minds: Images of Internally Displaced African Women through Biographies and Poetry

The James Baldwin Lecture on Literary and Social Criticism will be presented by Dolapo Adeniji-Neill, Ph.D.

Dolapo-Adeniji-Neill-headshotDolapo Adeniji-Neill, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Adelphi’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education. She is a social anthropologist, ethnographer, social sciences educator, educational researcher, writer and poet. Her research interests and work include sociological and cultural factors influencing individual and group educational opportunities in the United States and internationally, class and gender influences in K–12 and higher education settings, immigrant education, African philosophy and multiculturalism.

Dr. Adeniji-Neill received her Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii and holds dual Masters Degrees from Dartmouth College and The America University in Cairo. Her published work includes Indigenous Concepts in Education: Towards Elevating Humanity for All Learners and Parental Expectations in Education: A Case Study of Nigerian Immigrant Parents to the United States and is a distinguished member of her field.


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