Calendar of Events

April, 2021

Apr 07

7:30 PM

ALLIES AND OBSTACLES book talk JCC of Toronto

Authors of the book  Allies and Obstacles will discuss their research and highlight the ways in which parents of children with disabilities have been both "allies and obstacles" to the Disability Rights Movement. Register here for this online event.

Use promo code ALLIES2021 for a 30% discount on the paper and/or ebook version, expires July 31st.

Apr 08

11:45 AM to 1:15 PM

Association for Asian American Studies 2021 Roundtable Discussion on Quynh Nhu Le’s Unsettled Solidarities 
 - 2021 AAAS Book Award Wiiner for Humanities and Cultural Studies: Literary Studies
Where: Virtual Conference
Apr 10

2:00 PM

Alan Curtis: Lessons for Healing Our Divided Society

Hear from co-editor of Healing Our Divided Society, Alan Curtis '65, President of the Eisenhower Foundation, and President-Elect of the Phillips Brooks House Alumni Association, and join in conversation with PBHA students and alumni about policy combatting racial inequity in Education, Housing, Criminal Justice, and Employment. Register for the online event here.

Where: online via Zoom
Apr 10

8:00 PM

Conversation with Erin Suzuki @ AAAS 2021 Where: virtual conference
Apr 10

1:15 PM to 2:15 PM


The authors of Allies and Obstacles will receive the 2021 Scholarly Achievement Award from the North Central Sociological Association, and hold an Author Meets Critics session at the conference.

Where: virtual conference
Apr 16
"Beethoven in Beijing" on GREAT PERFORMANCES

WHYY's Great Performances explores the Philadelphia Orchestra’s Historic 1973 Tour and China’s Contribution to Classical Music in Beethoven in Beijing, Premiering Friday, April 16.  Watch for our forthcoming book Beethoven in Beijing by Jennifer Lin coming this Spring 2022. Sign up here for information when the book becomes available from Temple University Press. 

Where: Check your local WHYY schedules
Apr 19

7:00 PM

ALLIES AND OBSTACLES virtual talk @ Robert Morris University

Join the authors of Allies and Obstacles for a virtual book talk with the Department of Education at Robert Morris University.  The event is open to the public, for more inforamtion contact Karen Oosterhous at

Use promo code TURM2021 for a 30% discount on the paper and/or ebook version, expires May 1st.

Where: Virtual event
Apr 21

12:00 PM

DO RIGHT BY ME - April Book Club selection for TU-WoC

The Temple Women of Color Book Club will meet to discuss the book, Do Right By Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces by Drs. Valerie I. Harrison and Kathryn Peach D’Angelo.

If you have any questions, email Tiff Archie (tarchie@temple) and Kim Sakil (

Where: via Zoom