MA in International Education

CIES Conference

NYU Faculty and Students present at the 59th Annual CIES Conference in Washington D.C., March 8-13, 2015

For more information about this year's CIES conference, visit http://cies2015.org/

Monday, March 9th  

8:00am - 9:30am

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Georgetown East

Group Panel:  Between global norms and local policies: Comparative perspectives on the internationalization of higher education

Jonathan Friedman: Organizational status and the internationalization movement: Perspectives of university administrators in the U.S. and U.K.

Carol Anne Spreen: The challenges of higher education transformation under global academic capitalism in South Africa

Jonathan Friedman: Chair

9:45am - 11:15am

Washington Hilton/2nd/B

Group Panel: Novel perspectives on educational inequality in China

Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng: Discussant

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Jefferson East

Paper Session: Racial and cultural dimensions of education revisited

Annett Graefe: Diversity in Berlin's Primary and Secondary Schools: Reflections on the Past to look to the Future

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Northwest

Paper Session: Education and diversity: Cultural, racial, and ethnic perspectives in East Asia

Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng: Linguistic capital, information access and economic opportunity among rural young adultes in western China

1:15pm - 2:45

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/DuPont

Paper Session: Aid and strategic international development partnerships

Fabrice Jaumont: American foundations, strategic philanthropy, and the development of Africa's higher education

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Fairchild West

Paper Session: Eduction in Conflict Settings

Heddy Lahmann: Exploring Arts-Based Programming in Conflict and Crisis Settings Through Arts-based Research

4:45pm - 6:15pm

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Gunston West

Group Panel: Education, Conflict, and Violence

Amy Kapit: Who Protects Education? A Case Study of the Global Movement to Protect Education and the Protection of Education in Palestine

Naomi Moland: Can Celebrating Diversity be Divisive? Multicultural Education in a Fragile Postcolony

Dana Burde: Discussant

Naomi Moland: Chair

 

4:45pm - 6:15pm

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Holmead East

Paper Session: Migration and education in East Asia

Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng and Wen-Jui Han: Teacher relationships with urban and rural migrant youth in China

 Tuesday, March 10th
 

8:00am - 9:30am

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Gunston West

Group Panel: Journal on Education in Emergencies: Launching the Inaugural Edition

Dana Burde: Chair

9:45am - 11:15am

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Jefferson East

Group Panel: Defining and measuring learning in the Post-2015 Development Goals

Hirokazu Yoshikawa: Measuring quality in early childhood education and development in the SDGs

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Jay

Group Panel: LGBTI issues in comparative international education

Naomi Moland: "Homosexuality is against African culture": Wielding the culture concept in debates about LGBTI rights

Jamie Remmers: Constructing the new normal: The work of NGOs in the area of LGBT issues in education

Jamie Remmers: Chair

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Columbia 10

Paper Session: Access to high quality education

Grace Pai: Historical barriers to universal education in post-independence Sierra Leone

Grace Pai: Chair

 1:15pm - 2:45 pm

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Northwest

Group Panel: School violence and security in comparative perspective

Dana Burde: Chair

Dana Burde and Jehanzaib Khan: Will you send your daughter to school? Norms, Violence, and Girls' Education in Uruzgan, Afghanistan

4:45pm - 6:15pm

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Lincoln West

Group Panel: Youth views, aspirations, and the role of education in promoting conflict or peace

Elisabeth King: What youth want (and what it means for conflict or peace)

Dana Burde: "If I were in charge of education in Pakistan...": Exploring youth views on education and political violence in Karachi

Dana Burde: Chair

Wednesday, March 11th
 

8:00am - 9:30am

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Fairchild East

Group Panel: LGBTI issues and formal schooling

Jamie Remmers: Sexual minorities in South Africa: A need for inclusivity and awareness in education

Jamie Remmers: Chair

9:45am - 11:15am

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Fairchild West

Group Panel: Citizenship and democratic education SIG highlighted session: Human rights education: Local and global perspectives

Carol Anne Spreen: Global citizenship education and democratic praxis: Incorporating a rights-based and social justice approach.

9:45am - 11:15 am

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Kalorama

Group Panel: Middle East SIG Highlighted Session: Syrian Refugees: The Challenge of Education

Jo Kelcey and Ozen Guven: The dilemma of education in humanitarianism: Addressing the question of politics in refugee education

Ozen Guven: Chair

11:30am - 1:00pm

Washington Hilton/Terrace Level/Embassy

Paper Session: Education and global change: Dynamics of national contradictions, learning assets and the quest for inclusive policy

Jane Ross and Fabrice Jaumont: Institutionalization of Heritage Language Programs as a model for Humanistic Globalized Education in U.S. Public Schools

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/International Ballroom Center

Festivalette 7: On the Way to School Directed by Pascal Plisson

Fabrice Jaumont: Introducing the film

Film Trailer

3:00pm - 4:30 pm

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Jefferson East

 

Paper Session: Comparative approaches to understanding diverse issues in higher education


Victoria Ballerini and Naureen Madhani: Multi-level governance in higher education in Argentina and Tanzania: that state has agency!

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Washington Hilton/2nd/B

 

Paper Session: Health, hygiene, fertility and HIV/AIDS issues in education

Julia Behrman: Does schooling affect women's desired fertility? Evidence from Malawi, Uganda and Ethiopia

Thursday, March 12th
 

9:45am - 11:15am

Washington Hilton/Concourse Level/Monroe

Essentials Workshop 5: Balancing Work, Life, and Mental Health in Academia

Naomi Moland: Presenter

 11:30am - 1:00pm

Washington Hilton/Lobby Level/Kalorama

Paper Session: South Asia and SIG Highlighted Session: Education for the Marginalized Communities

Deepti Gupta: Bridging the gap- Is education an equalizer in reducing gender and class inequality in the tribal societies of Arunachal Pradesh, India?

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Washington Hilton/Concourse level/International Ballroom East

Group Panel: Gender and education committee highlighted session: Educating adolescent girls around the globe: Challenges and opportunities

Carol Anne Spreen: Reflections on identity, difference, and rights in an Islamic high school