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Upcoming Events

The Schubert Center sponsors a monthly lecture series as well as periodic featured events and conferences.

The Schubert Center Conversation Series connects CWRU faculty, students and staff, visiting researchers, practice and policy experts, and community members whose work impacts children, young people and families.

All are welcome. Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


A Conversation Circle for Parents and Caregivers: LGBTQ Issues


Sexual Orientation and Parenting: Research and Policy Issues

Charlotte Patterson, PhD
Professor of Psychology; Director, Women, Gender and Sexuality Program, University of Virginia

10-21-2014 – 10-22-2014

Co-Sponsored Event: Children of Incarcerated Parents Community Engagement Forums


Youth and Violence: The Ultimate Health Disparity

Edward Barksdale, MD
Vice Chairman, Department of Pediatric Surgery, UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital


Of Play and Prejudice: The Implications of Racism in Early Childhood

Tuppett Yates, PhD
Professor of Psychology, University of California

Sandra Russ, PhD
Professor of Psychological Sciences, CWRU


Of Interest: Rainbow Babies and Children’s Foundation Annual Advocacy Grand Rounds: Infant Mortality in Ohio

Mary Applegate, MD
Medical Director, Ohio Department of Medicaid

This event is not sponsored by the Schubert Center.


A Night of Film and Discussion with Adoption Network Cleveland

Betsie Norris
Executive Director, Adoption Network Cleveland

Zoe Breen Wood, PhD
Assistant Professor, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, CWRU


Co-Sponsored Event: Second Annual Gender, Youth & Social Justice Event: A Journey Through Juvenile Justice, Policy & Education

Elaine Richardson, PhD


Of Interest: 2014-2015 Mather Salon Series: Girls, Poverty and Education

Gabriella Celeste, JD
Director of Child Policy, Schubert Center

This event is not sponsored by the Schubert Center.


Partner Event: Bryan Stevenson “Let’s Talk About Injustice: A Community Conversation”

The Schubert Center is a community partner for this event.


Assessing and Responding to Violence Risk in Juveniles

Charles Scott, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of California