601 Graduate Symposium, Wed Oct 11, 1:00

(doctoral student symposium)

Wednesday, November 11, 2017
1:00-4:00         Scarfe 1209

Re-engaging the Method of Currere: Teachers’ Perspectives

Panelists: Kiera Brant-Birioukova, Emmanuel Amoah & Scott Robertson with Special Guest Dr. William F. Pinar


1:00pm -1:05pm – Introduction and program
1:05pm – 1:45pm – Guest speaker, Dr. William Pinar
1:45pm – 2:05pmWhose Memory? Interrogating Grand Narratives in Canadian History Education — Anton Birioukova & Kiera Brant-Birioukova
2:05 – 2:20pm – Break
2:20pm – 2:40pm – Re-engaging the Method of Currere through Mathematical and Personal Synthesis — Emmanuel Amoah
2:40 – 3:00pm – Where the One Ends and the Next Begins: Anecdotes from English Class — Scott Robertson
3:00 – 4:00pm – Discussions


Pinar, W. (2010). Currere. In C. Kridel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of curriculum studies (pp. 177-178). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Suggested Readings

Aoki, T. (2004). Legitimating lived curriculum: Toward a curricular landscape of multiplicity. In W. F. Pinar & R. L. Irwin (Eds.), Curriculum in a new key: The collected works of Ted T. Aoki (pp. 199-215). New York, NY: Routledge.

Pinar, W. (2004). What is curriculum theory? Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.


Petrina, S. (2014). Currere: The method. Retrieved on October 2, 2017 from: http://blogs.ubc.ca/educ500/files/2014/06/CurrereNotesPetrina2014.pdf

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