Where Innovative Curriculum Scholarship is Cultivated

We are very excited for this year’s program and look forward to seeing all of you soon. Here is some information we would like to share as we approach the conference dates.

  1. The schedule for the 2016 Bergamo Conference has been released. You can access the schedule at https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/fct/fct16/. To access your own personalized schedule, please log into the system. If you do not have a log in, please create a user account.
  1. If you have not done so yet, please register for the conference ASAP – acceptance to the conference does not mean you are registered.  Online registration closes on October 1st, any registration after this date can only be achieved through on-site registration at a full conference rate. Please visit this website to register: http://www.cvent.com/d/jfqyqj/4W
  1. We are at full capacity for rooms at Bergamo. If you have not registered, you will need to find alternative lodging.  There are several hotels in the area.  For more information on the location of the Bergamo Center, please visit bergamocenter.org.
  1. There are no restaurants within walking distance and meal tickets MAY NOT be purchased on-site, so plan accordingly. Meal reservations are due by 10/1. To purchase meals, please visit: http://www.cvent.com/d/jfqyqj/4W
  1. Additionally, technology is limited at the Bergamo Center. Please prepare to bring handouts/ projectors if visual aid is necessary for you. We will not be providing printed programs at this year’s conference. Please arrange to bring a device with digital access to both the conference program and the schedule, or print out your own program and schedule prior to attending the conference. The current online schedule is downloadable. We will also send a PDF of the full program (with more detailed information) to everyone in the following weeks.

Looking forward to seeing you in October,

The Bergamo Leadership Team


We are pleased to announce that the schedule for the 2016 Bergamo Conference has been released.  You can access the schedule at https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/fct/fct16/.  To access your own personalized schedule, be sure to log into the system.  If you do not have a log in, please be sure to create a user account.  

A follow up email will be sent next week with more information about the conference and registration.  If you haven’t registered for the conference, please do so at http://www.cvent.com/d/jfqyqj/4W.  



The Bergamo Leadership Team

Petra Munro Hendry, Ph.D. Louisiana State University

Petra Munro Hendry is the St. Bernard Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association Endowed Professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she teaches courses in Curriculum Theory, Curriculum History, Narrative Inquiry and Gender Studies.  She is the co-director of the Curriculum Theory Project (CTP), an interdisciplinary research initiative which endeavors to understand education practice and reform within a broad social, political and cultural framework.  Her scholarship examines the role of narrative in the construction of curriculum history, educational research and teachers’ life histories.  She is the author of five books, including Engendering Curriculum History, (2011) Routledge and Pedagogies of Resistance:  Women Educator Activists, 1880-1960 (1999) Teachers College Press.  Her scholarship has been published in History of Education, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Qualitative Inquiry, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education and American Journal of Education. She is currently completing her book Democracy, Education and Nation Building:  Trans-Atlantic, Creole Intellectual Traditions in Louisiana 1699-1868. In 2016 she received the American Educational Research Association, Division B, Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Early Bird Registration


Register and book a room today:
Early bird registration ends soon on Sep.1

37th Annual Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice
Bergamo Conference Center, Dayton, Ohio
October 13–15, 2016
Conference Theme: Curriculum Theory as It Stands



Curriculum Epistemicide: Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

Curriculum Epistemicide: Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

Curriculum Epistemicide: Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

The Bergamo Leadership Group is pleased to announce our second all-conference session —
Provoking Dialogues:
Panel Discussion of João Paraskeva’s Curriculum Epistemicide: Towards An Itinerant Curriculum Theory

Aparna Tarc, York University
Jubin Rahatzad, Purdue University
Nina Asher, University of Minnesota
Mark E Helmsing, University of Wyoming
Chair: Gabe Huddleston, Texas Christian University

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