NEERO 2021 Keynote Speaker Series: The Archaelogy of the Self and the Journey Toward Anti-Racism. Presented by Dr. Yolanda Sealey Ruiz, author of Love from the Vortex.


April 28, 2021

9:00-10:15 A.M.

The Archaeology of Self and the Journey Toward Anti-racism

About Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz 

Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz is an Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Her work takes her to schools, colleges, universities, non-profits, and other organizations all across the country and abroad.  Yolanda's research has appeared as articles in several top-tier academic journals, and she is co-editor of three books.  Her forthcoming book (written with Dr. Detra Price-Dennis) is titled: Advancing Racial Literacies in Teacher Education: Activism For Equity in Digital Spaces. 

Yolanda appeared in Spike Lee’s “2 Fists Up: We Gon’ Be Alright” (2016), a documentary about the Black Lives Matter movement and the campus protests at Mizzou. Her first full-length collection of poetry, Love from the Vortex & Other Poems, her archeological dig on love and intimacy, was published in March 2020 (Kalediscope Vibrations LLC).