Seminars

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

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Michael Boezi
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From “My Child” to “Our Children” – Fostering Positive Family Advocacy as a Path to Educational Equity

A conversation between Liz Dempsey Lee, author of Parents as Advocates: Supporting K-12 Students and their Families Across Identities and Janise Hurtig, Lived Places Publishing Collection Editor. Liz and Janise will discuss how recognizing and addressing family advocacy is critical to creating educational equity. They will also explore how conflict is a normal and expected byproduct of the family-school relationship and how demystifying and educating families around effective advocacy can build relationships and move educational communities from a focus on “my child” to a focus on “our children.”

Written by:
Eloise Cresswell
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A Tale of Two Generations: Parallel and Divergent Paths of a Family of Ethiopian Immigrant Entrepreneur

In this conversation between Drew Harris, The Emergent Entrepreneur Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Yoni Medhin, author of An Ethiopian Family's Journey of Entrepreneurship in the US: A Story of Determination, Resourcefulness, and Faith, they discuss how Yoni's entrepreneurial journey as a second generation immigrant was shaped by, but different from, his parents’ entrepreneurial journey as first generation immigrants.

Written by:
Michael Boezi
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Ending Educational Inequities: Teachers Finding New and Creative Solutions

The pandemic reinforced and exacerbated many of the inequalities in education, yet Dr. Julie Allan uncovered many instances of teachers finding creative solutions to educational inequities and new ways to engage students in learning. 

Written by:
Eloise Cresswell
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Mixed Race, Mixed Messages: The Growing Identity Crisis of Multiracial Americans in an Increasingly Racially Divided Country

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and and Steve Majors, author of A Multiracial Experience: One Man's Search for Race, Identity and Family, they discuss how the growing number of Americans who identify as multiracial are navigating their experiences of living in a society that is increasingly fractured along persistent, rigid racial lines. 

Written by:
Michael Boezi
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Losing My Religion: How Organized Religion Continues to Control and Shape Black Women’s Identity

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Dr. Kadian Pow, author of Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness, they discuss how religious institutions have maintained their power to shape and control Black women's identities, despite a statistical decline in church attendance.  

Written by:
Michael Boezi
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The Lens of Lived Experience: Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Gregory Freeland, author of Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina, they discussed the pivotal role that music played in keeping a community together during one of the most legally segregated times in U.S. history. 

Written by:
Michael Boezi
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Recent Posts

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

by Michael Boezi

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

David Parker & Kadian Pow Presenting at the UKSG Conference in Glasgow (Apr 10)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing and Kadian Pow, Birmingham City University, will be presenting on Author Identity Metadata at this year’s UKSG Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, April 8-10. 

From “My Child” to “Our Children” – Fostering Positive Family Advocacy as a Path to Educational Equity

by Eloise Cresswell

A conversation between Liz Dempsey Lee, author of Parents as Advocates: Supporting K-12 Students and their Families Across Identities and Janise Hurtig, Lived Places Publishing Collection Editor. Liz and Janise will discuss how recognizing and addressing family advocacy is critical to creating educational equity. They will also explore how conflict is a normal and expected byproduct of the family-school relationship and how demystifying and educating families around effective advocacy can build relationships and move educational communities from a focus on “my child” to a focus on “our children.”

XanEdu and Lived Places Publishing Partner to Offer 4 New Customizable Collections

by Michael Boezi

XanEdu is offering 4 new customizable collections of Lived Places Publishing books: Black Women's Experiences, Black Family Experiences, Disability Studies, and Education Studies. 

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