Presentations


RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

International

Policy as Pedagogy:  Rethinking our Social Contract

International Society for Music Education (ISME), July 2012.  Thessaloniki, Greece.

Two Discourses for the Public Good:  Connecting Philosophy and Policy

International Society for Philosophy of Music Education (ISPME), July 2012.  Athens, Greece.

Policy and Music Education:  Learning the Process.

Two Week Graduate Seminar at Sibelius Academy, February 2012. Helsinki, Finland

Place Centered Education: Beyond the Informal/Formal Divide.

Keynote Address at the 11th Nordic Conference, November, 2011. Örebro, Sweden

The Concept of Bildung and Educational Change in the 21st Century.

Research Conference, April, 2011. Exeter, UK.

Music Education and the Third Sector: Non-Governmental Organizations as a Framework for Educational Change.

ISME Research Commission, July 2010. Changchun, China.

ISME Regional Conferences (IRC): Reporting and Dialoguing on World Perspective.

ISME Conference, August 2010. Beijing, China.

Music Teaching and Learning at the Pedagogy and Policy Nexus.

ISME Conference, August 2010. Beijing, China. Panel with Patrick Jones, Graça Motta, Don Lebler and Cathy Benedict.

Reflective Teaching and New Technological Thinking: Implications for 21st Century Practices.

ISME Conference, August 2010. Beijing, China. Panel with Gary McPherson, Alex Ruthman, Matt Thibeault and Samuel Leong.

Young Professionals’ Research Workshop II: Conducting Case Study Research

ISME Conference, August 2010. Beijing, China.

What I Hear is Meaning Too:  Deconstruction and Music

International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education, June 2010.  Helsinki, Finland.

Scholarship Editorialized: Pathways and Challenges in Publishing Philosophical Inquiry

International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education, June 2010.  Helsinki, Finland. Panel with Liz Gould, Phillip Alperson, Petter Dyndhal.

El Sistema – Can Music Education Provide Social Change?

Society of Ethnomusicology Conference, November 2009.  Mexico City. Presented with Cathy Benedict

Silence and Discourse in Music Teacher Education:  Troubling Identity and Preparation

Presented at the RIME Conference, Exeter, England. April 2009

Making Our Lives Simple: Are Standards and Lack of Critical Leadership Related?

Presented at the RIME Conference, Exeter, England. April 2009  –  Symposium presentation on Standards with Cathy Benedict, Pam Burnard, Alexandra Kertzel-Wetzel and Paul Woodford.

Can Policy Lead (in) Education:  Global Visions and Local Directions
Presented at the ISME International Conference, Bologna, Italy. July 2008.
Panel with Patrick Jones, Boston University; Stephanie Horsley, Canada; Geir Johansen, Norway; Werner Jank, Germany.

ISME Regional Conferences:  Reporting and Dialoguing on World Perspectives
Presented at the ISME International Conference, Bologna, Italy. July 2008.
Panel with Cifo Mugabi, Ghana; Joseph Scheideger, Germany; Tadahiro Murao, Japan; Magali Kleber, Brazil.

Mapping the Research in Music Education:  Perspectives from Four Countries
Presented at the ISME International Conference, Bologna, Italy. July 2008.
Panel with Graca Motta, Portugal, Sergio Figueiredo, Brazil, Luciana Del Ben.

Education as Critical Pedagogy
Keynote presentation at the ABEM Regional Conference, Santa Maria, Brazil, May 2008.

The Keynote Address: Education and Social Justice
Presented at the Musica Ficta Conference in Social Justice and Music Education, Toronto University, January 2008.

Enacting Ourselves Through Discourse: Identity and/in Education
Presented at the New Directions in Sociology of Education in/for the 21st Century, May 2007 – Nicosia, Cyprus

Cultural Capital and the Educational Address

Presented with Cathy Benedict, NYU at the New Directions in Sociology of Education in/for the 21st Century, May 2007 – Nicosia, Cyprus.

Observation as Discourse:  Conflict and Renunciation in Music Teacher Preparation
Presented at the Research in Music Education Conference, RIME, Exeter, England, April 2007.

The Third Way: New Pedagogical Parameters in Music Education
Presented with Betty Anne Younker, University of Michigan, Maud Hickey, Northwestern University and Cathy Benedict, New York.  University at the Research in Music Education Conference, RIME, Exeter, England, April 2007.

Reading and Being Read by Desire or Can We Escape Literacy?: An Argument in Search of Dialogue
Presented at the International Society for Philosophy in Music Education, June 2007 – London, Canada.

National

Policy Basics: Understanding The Field.

NAfME Conference, March 2012.  St. Louis, US. Co-presented with Ron Kos, Carla Aguliar, Doug Orzoleck and Keitha Thompson.

Policy 101: No One Told Me That!

NAfME Conference – Collegiate Group, March 2012. St. Louis, US.  Co-presented with Laura Kappella, Al Holcomb and Dough Orzoleck.

Virtual Learning in music education.

CMS Conference, October 2011. Richmond, US.

Who is Afraid of Policy? Pathways and Challenges.

SMTE Conference, September 2011. Greensboro, US.

Policy at the Intersection of Curriculum and Social Justice.

SMTE General Section, September 2011. Greensboro, US.

Acoustemology of Challenging the Music Education Canon

Presented  at the CMS conference.  Part of the first Lighting Talks initiative.  Minneapolis, September, 2010.

Connecting Music Education: Developing Policy Capacity for a Better Understanding of Our Field.

1st MENC Biennial National Conference on Research in Music Education and Music Teacher Education, March 2010. Anaheim, USA. SMTE sponsored panel with Betty Anne Younker, Ronald Kos, Carla Aguilar.

Review and Critique: Philosophical and Ethical Challenges for Music Education Scholarship

1st MENC Biennial National Conference on Research in Music Education and Music Teacher Education, March 2010.  Anaheim, USA. Panel with Estelle Jorgensen, Lee Higgins, Patrick Freer and Roger Mantie.

Online Instruction in Music Education:  Pedagogical Principles and Curriculum Implications

CMS Conference, October 2009. Portland, USA. Panel with Hal Abeles, Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, Patrick Jones.

Policy and Organizational Leadership in Music Teacher Education: Possibilities, Challenges and Lessons Learned

SMTE Conference, September 2009. Greensboro, USA. Panel with James Austin,  John Richmond and Betty Anne Younker.

Reflective Thinking and Technology in the Classroom.

SMTE Conference, September 2009. Greensboro, USA.

Post-Standard Music Teacher Preparation: Inefficacy, Irrelevancy and Change in Higher Education

Presented at the XXI Mayday Colloquium, University of Southern California, June 2009.

Discourse and Enactment in Teacher Education: Complicating Performatives and Re-Inventing Subjects
Presented at the 9th Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, Decatur, Georgia, October 2008.

Is Our Imagination ‘All Schooled Up’: Discovering Dialogue and Narratives in Student Teaching
Presented at the 2nd Narrative Inquiry Conference, Arizona State University, February 2008.

Thinking Music Education at the Macro Level
Presented with Liane Hentschke, president of the International Society of Music Education-ISME; Patrick Jones, Boston University and Susan Concklin, Eastman School of Music, at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, University of North Carolina Greensboro, September 2007.

It’s Not Just About Survival: Critical Practices in Urban Schools
Presented with Cathy Benedict, NYU; Cara Bernard, NYC Public Schools; Joe Picirillo, NYC Public Schools; Cristine Picirillo, NYC Public Schools, at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education, University of North Carolina Greensboro, September 2007.

African-American Teachers and Music Education: Talking About Race and Thinking about Teaching
Presented at the International Conference on Narrative Inquiry in Music Education, Phoenix, April 2006.

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