The Bergamo Leadership Group is pleased announce jan jagodzinski, Ph.D as our second keynote speaker. Dr. jagodzinski is a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada, Department of Secondary Education and his talk is entitled, “The Arts at the End of the World: The Challenge of Non-representational Thought for Education – Between the Nonhuman and Inhuman.”
jan teaches visual art and media education and curricular issues as they relate to postmodern concerns of gender politics, cultural studies, and media (film and television). He is a founding member of the Caucus on Social Theory in Art Education (NAEA), past editor of The Journal of Social Theory in Art Education (JSTE), past president of SIG Media, Culture and Curriculum, Editorial Board Member for Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society (PCS) Advisory Board for Journal of Lacanian Studies (JLS), Review Board for Studies in Art Education (SAE), Journal of Curriculum Theorizing (JCT), Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education (JCRAE), Visual Culture & Gender and 9 other journals; Co-series editor with Mark Bracher, book series Pedagogy, Psychoanalysis, Transformation (Palgrave Press). Book credits: The Anamorphic I/i (1996 (Duval House Publishing Inc, 1996); Postmodern Dilemmas: Outrageous Essays in Art&Art Education (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997); Pun(k) Deconstruction: Experifigural Writings in Art&Art Education (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1997); Editor of Pedagogical Desire: Transference, Seduction and the Question of Ethics (Bergin & Garvey, 2002); Youth Fantasies: The Perverse Landscape of the Media (Palgrave, 2004); Musical Fantasies: A Lacanian Approach (Palgrave, 2005); Television and Youth: Televised Paranoia, Palgrave, 2008); The Deconstruction of the Oral Eye: Art and Its Education in an Era of Designer Capitalism (Palgrave, 2010), Misreading Postmodern Antigone: Marco Bellocchio’s Devil in the Flesh (Diavolo in Corpo) (Intellect Books, 2011) and Psychoanalyzing Cinema: A Productive Encounter of Lacan, Deleuze, and Zizek (Palgrave, 2012); Arts Based Research: A Critique and Proposal (with Jason Wallin) (Sense, 2013). jagodzinski, jan ed. (2015, contracted and projected). The Precarious Future of Education (Palgrave, 2016 contracted and projected).); jagodzinski, jan ed. What is Art Education? After Deleuze and Guattari (Palgrave, (2016 contracted and projected).