Youth-Nex Talks

In addition to our Works in Progress TalksBYOLunch & Learns Sessions, and Conferences, each semester we host scholars from outside the School of Education to discuss their research and scholarship.


Spring 2022


On Friday March 18th at 11 AM, Dr. Daren Graves will be presenting on "Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Tools to help cultivate Youth Resilience and Agency" in Bavaro Hall, Holloway Hall.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Daren Graves is an Associate Professor of Education and Social Work at Simmons University and Adjunct Lecturer of Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research lies at the intersection of critical consciousness, racial identity development, and teacher education. Dr. Graves has reported on his work in a variety of publications including Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice (Harvard Education Press, 2020). Dr. Graves also serves as co-Chair of the AERA Hip Hop Theories, Praxis & Pedagogies Special Interest Group.


Visit our Talks Archive website for information, video, audio and/or slides from previous Youth-Nex talks.