February , 2019

Email This Post Email This Post

Scholar Bill Ayers to discuss new graphic memoir

Posted by Admin On June - 5 - 2010

Ron’s Barber Shop series continues June 18; discussion focuses on the struggles teachers face  


Chicago, IL – The Public Square, in partnership with the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) at the University of Illinois at Chicago, presents “Shop Talk: To Teach, a Journey in Comics with Bill Ayers”, June 18, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at Ron’s Barber Shop (6058 W. North Ave).

This month’s featured guest is Bill Ayers, school reform activist and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ayers will discuss his new graphic memoir, To Teach: A Journey In Comics.

The discussion is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. The IRRPP will also provide a limited number of free books to discussion participants. For more information about “Shop Talk,” visit www.prairie.org/ShopTalk <http://www.prairie.org/ShopTalk> , email events@prairie.org <mailto:events@prairie.org> , or call 312.422.5580.

Bill Ayers
is a school reform activist and Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is founder of the Center for Youth and Society and founder and co-director of the Small Schools Workshop. He has written extensively about social justice, democracy, and education. His book, Fugitive Days, is a memoir that chronicles the anti-war movement of the 60s.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Recent Comments

Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

Recent Posts