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Rabeya Jalil participated at the NAEA National Convention in Chicago

Rabeya Jalil participated at the NAEA National Convention in Chicago

Rabeya Jalil, faculty member at Mariam Dawood School of Visual Arts & Design (SVAD), participated at the 2016 NAEA National Convention which was held from March 17-19, 2016 in Chicago, IL, USA. NAEA National Art Education Convention is the largest art education convention in the world providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction.

In the convention, Rabeya Jalil gave two solo presentations on:

- Mapping Migrations (Shahana Rajani and my recent book): Children Reflecting on Living Spaces Through Oral-Histories of Family Migration
- Re-imaging City Walls: Engaging Children to Replace Hostile Wall-Chalking With Reflective Drawings

She also participated as a panelist in the session, “Caucus of Social Theory in Art Education Issues Group Interdisciplinary, Social Justice Art Curricula: CSTAE Digication Portfolio Educator Panel.” This is the fourth time that Rabeya has participated in the convention as she has previously presented here from 2012-2014 as well.

NAEA National Convention is an annual art education event featuring over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups, research reports, discussions, exhibits and tours, keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars. The event provides an opportunity to art educators to connect with their colleagues from all over the world and update themselves on the vista of advanced art and art teaching resources. The 2016 NAEA National Convention explored the multi-faceted roles of the art educator through the prism of leadership.

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