Topic: Louis Harrison Jr.

Sports and Race Experts Available to Discuss Texas Relays

April 4, 2011

The Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays take place April 6-9 on The University of Texas at Austin campus. This annual track and field event attracts athletes from Texas and across the country. Faculty members at the university are available to discuss racial discourse in American culture, the role of sports in the integration of America, underlying racial dimensions of safety concerns during the Texas Relays and other sports and race-related topics.

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Free Lecture: Over-representation of Children in Special Education

Oct. 13, 2010

Parents and teachers interested in special education issues are invited to the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) Scholarship in Action lecture on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Community Engagement Center in east Austin.

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"Real Role Models": The lesser known celebrities

March 1, 2010
"Real Role Models": The lesser known celebrities

According to the book "Real Role Models" by Joah Spearman, alumnus of the university, and Dr. Louis Harrison Jr., associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, young African Americans need positive and real role models beyond famous celebrities and athletes.

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