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Recent Lectures and Workshops

  • November 27, 2014 • “Learning in the Museum: Theory and Practice (Constructivism)” Masaryk University – Brno, Czech Republic
  • November 26, 2014 • “A Democratic Theory of Museum Education”, Muzeo50 - International Museology Conference, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • October 11, 2014 • “A Democratic Theory of Museum Education”, EARED 6014, Museum Partnerships with School and Community”, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
  • September 15, 2014 • “The Social Responsibility of Museums: An Education Perspective”, Leadership Workshop, Historic Sotterley, Hollywood, MD.
  • May 26, 2014 • “Organizational Change within Participating Institutions Related to the Citizenship Project”, MUSEUMS: Knowledge, Democracy and Transformation Conference, Helsingor, Denmark
  • January 19, 2014 • “John Dewey and Albert Barnes”, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
  • November 6, 2013 • “The Social Responsibility of Museums: An Education Perspective”, Keybnote address, Em nome das artes ou em nome dos públicos? Conference, Porto, Portugal.
  • November 2, 2013 • “A Democratic Theory of Museum Education”, EARED 6014, Museum Partnerships with School and Community, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
  • June 7, 2013 • “Reflections on Internal Activities of Citizenship (Medborgerskab) Project”, Copenhagen City Museum
  • April 4, 2013 • “Progressive Museum Education: John Dewey and Albert Barnes”, Harvard Extension School, Museum Studies Program, Cambridge, MA
  • March 28, 2013 • “Subjective/Objective in Research: Reclaiming the personal human aspect of social science research”, George Hein Lecture, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
  • November 13, 2012 • “John Dewey, Albert Barnes and Museums”, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
  • November 6, 2012 • ”The Social Responsibility of Museums: An Education Perspective”, Bunkyo University, Chigasaki, Japan.
  • November 5, 2012 • “The Dilemma of Science Museum Education:
    How to Teach Visitors Who Only Want to Learn”, National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Tokyo, Japan
  • November 4, 2012 • “Learning in the Museum: Theory and Practice”, National Science Museum, Tokyo.
  • November 2, 2012 • “The Social Responsibility of Museums:
    An Education Perspective”, Nanzan University, Nagoya, japan.
  • November 1, 2012 • “John Dewey and Museums”, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • October 31, 2012 • “Museums in a Democratic Society: Educational Settings and Places of Learning”, International Symposium: Educational Cooperation between Museums for Humanities and Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan.
  • October 8, 2012 • “John Dewey and Museums”, Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • July 8, 2012 • “Progressive Museum Education: What Does It Mean?“
    Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia
  • April 26, 2012 •  “Copenhagen Medborgerskab Project”, Seminar presentation, Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • April 16, 2012 •  “The Social Responsibility of Museums in a Democracy”, Keynote address, Young People and Museums 2012 Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • March 28, 2012 •  “Ph. D. Program: History, Arts and Communitarianism”, Ph. D. in Educational Studies, 25h Anniversary Celebration, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
  • February 8-10, 2012 • Discussant at REACH Design Conference, Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, Portland, ME.
  • November 4-5, 2011 • Discussant at conference, Perspectives on Progressivism and the Museum, Getty Research institute, Los Angeles, CA
  • October 12, 2011 •  “A Personal Perspective on PERG's History: The first 22 years”
    35th Anniversary Celebration, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA.
  • September 22, 2011 •  “A Democratic Theory of Museum Education”, Museum für Völkerkunde, Vienna, Austria
  • September 18, 2011 •  “Why Museum Educators”, Keynote address, ICOM/CECA meeting, Zagreb, Croatia. Available at YouTube, www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEqPCoTz79U
  • September 13, 2011 • “The Political (Moral) Meaning of Constructivist Education” Seminar presentation, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • March 21, 2011 • “Democracy and Museums: A Progressive Education Theory for Museum” Seminar presentation, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • March 3–4, 2011 • Discussant, Art as a Way of Knowing Conference, The Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
  • January 27, 2011 • “Democracy and Museums: A Progressive Education Theory for Museums” Seminar presentation, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • November 19, 2010 • Participant, Education Strategy Colloquium, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
  • October 24–30, 2010 • “A Democratic Theory of Museum Education: Democracy and Museums” two lectures (São Paulo & Recife, Brazil,) International Conference, Dialogues in Education, Museums and Art
  • August 2, 2010 • “Dewey’s Debt to Barnes?” Lecture, Teaching Institute in Museum Education (TIME), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • April 8–9, 2010 • “Democracy and Museums”, two lectures, Wexner Center for the Arts and Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • March 15, 2010 •  “An Introduction to Constructivist Learning Education Theory keynote address, Internationalt formidlingsseminar 2010, Nyborg, Denmark. Video available at http://vimeo.com/10259346
  • February 4, 2010 • “Museums and Education for Democracy: Some historical examples (including the Smithsonian Institution?) and a discussion” Brown Bag luncheon presentation, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • January 23, 2010 • “Aesthetics and Politics (or Thought and Action) : Dewey and Barnes”, Keynote address, 5th Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference, Art, Ethics and Democracy, West Chester University. West Chester, PA

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