The 6th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in
Counseling and Education will be held in Savannah, GA on February 9-10,
This conference focuses on racial identity development
(black, white, and other people of color, ethnic identity development
(African American, European American, Latino, and other ethnic groups),
gender and sexual orientation, from infancy through adult maturity. An
understanding of this development is necessary to understand the
dynamics of multi-ethnic and multi-racial groups in the United States.
The workshop embraces an anti oppressive and multi cultural
Just a reminder that the Deadline for proposals is
quickly approaching! All proposals must me mailed out by October 26,
2006. This an invitation for you to submit a Call For Proposal to
present at the conference
6th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross-Cultural Issues in
Counseling and Education will be keynoted by Dr. Derald Wing Sue,
Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling
and Education, Columbia University Teachers College, New York, NY. Dr.
Sue can truly be described as a pioneer in the field of multicultural
psychology, multicultural education, and multicultural counseling and
therapy. He has done extensive multicultural research and writing in
psychology and education long before the academic community perceived
it favorably, and his theories and concepts have paved the way for a
generation of younger scholars interested in issues of minority mental
health and multicultural psychology.
Dr. William E. Cross, Jr.
professor and chair of the doctoral program in Social-Personality
Psychology at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
(GC-CUNY), will also be featured at the conference. Dr. Cross is a
scholar who studies the psychology of African-American identity
development in the United States. His 1991 groundbreaking book, Shades
of Black: Diversity in African American Identity, is one of the most
frequently referenced texts on black identity.
Dr. Saundra Murray Nettles professor and Interim Dean, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. Dr. Nettles\’ scholarship includes theoretical reviews to explore emerging field, case studies of school improvement, narrative inquiry, and empirical studies on neighborhood effects and the psychology of black women. Her current research includes a narrative inquiry into the network of learning in Black American communities.
Complete details about the conference may be found on the website. Please help us spread the word about the Cross Cultural conference by forwarding the website to others who may be interested in submitting a proposal and/or attending the conference. Thank you for your interest and support!
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Forgive us if you receive this email more than once. We are using several email lists in our efforts to reach as many people interested in this conference. Thank you for your time and patience.