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K-State Today

December 4, 2017

Oz to Oz's Belinda Russon and Assistant Professor Alex Red Corn to present brown bag discussion

Submitted by Trisha Gott

Belinda Russon, Australian Fulbright scholar, and Alex Red Corn, assistant professor of educational leadership, will present the brown bag seminar, "Making Space for Indigenous Ways to Knowing and Learning within Educational Institutions" at noon Thursday, Dec. 7, in Town Hall of the Leadership Studies Building.

Russon and Red Corn will share their work and discuss pathways for educational institutions toward more inclusive ways of knowing and learning.

Russon is CEO of Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education and Training program. Tranby is a nonprofit indigenous education provider through which Indigenous education, community development, and social action are combined in curriculum design to increase employment, career pathways, and support Aboriginal organizations through culturally relevant pedagogies. 

Red Corn is an active member of K-State's Indigenous Alliance and is the coordinator for Indigenous Partnerships in the College of Education. His ongoing research and work with the Osage Educational Leadership program includes identifying culturally relevant and critical teaching, learning, and research pedagogies like narrative inquiry and autoethnography.

This brown bag seminar is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live online for distance learners; a link will be shared in K-State Today on Thursday.