A contextual historical analysis of conceptions and practices of education across time and space from the mid XIX - the XXI

February 16-19, 2023, Charbonnel Lounge, 81 St. Mary Street,
University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto

About the Symposium

Hybrid closed working symposium. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Connection Grant file 611-2019-0427.
Principal applicant Rosa Bruno-Jofré, host: Michael Attridge.

A symposium of the Theory and History of Education International Research Group (THEIRG) in partnership with, members of the Institute for Research on the Second Vatican Council in Canada at USMC, the Civic Culture and Educational Policies Research Team from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, members of the History of Education Research Group (NIEPHE), and the Thematic Project Education in Borders of the University of São Paulo, and the Cátedra Alfredo Bosi, the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of São Paulo (IEA/USP) University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

It is expected that the presenters submit their papers to Encounters of Theory and History of Education.
Guest editor: Dr. Michael Attridge, St. Michael’s, fall issue 2023.




Program

Opening remarks: Rosa Bruno-Jofre, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University and Michael Attridge, Faculty of Theology, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto

Welcoming: Dr. David Sylvester, President and Vice-Chancellor of University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto and Dr. Amanda Coper, Associate Dean Research and Special Projects, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University

Discussion of papers

February 16th

Session I:
Navigating through changing social and intellectual and ideological currents:
An overview and a focus on the end of the nineteenth century to the mid nineteen twenties
9:45 am to 10:25 am “Pedagogies of Modernity: Educating Women for the Modern Energy Regime, 1880-1940.” R.W. Sandwell, University of Toronto. By Ruth Sandwell (OISE/ University of Toronto) ZOOM
Discussant: Tom O’Donoghue (University of Western Australia) IN PERSON
10:25 am to 10:35
Break - Stretching
10:35 am to 11:15 am Neo-Hegelianism and its transition
By Scott Johnston (Memorial University) IN PERSON
Discussant: Christopher Beeman (Brandon University) IN PERSON
11:15 am to 11:55 am The Pedagogical Creeds of the End of the Nineteenth Century: Transitioning to New Directions
By Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Gonzalo Jover IN PERSON (ROSA) ZOOM (Gonzalo)
Discussant: Scott Johnston (Memorial University) IN PERSON
11:55 pm to 1:45 pm
Lunch – Canada Room
1:45 pm to 2:25 pm Pedagogical critique in the first stage of Pedagogy as an academic field in Spain (1904-1936) based on the ideas of M. Bartolomé Cossío.
By Jon Igelmo (UCM), Gonzalo Jover (UCM), Patricia Quiroga (UCM) ZOOM
Discussant: Rosa Bruno-Jofré (Queen's University) ZOOM
2:25 pm to 3:05 pm. Scientia vinces: power, science, and project for society at the origin of the University of São Paulo
By Ana Paula Tavares Magalhães Tacconi IN PERSON
Discussant: Naomar de Almeida Filho ( Cátedra Alfredo Bosi, University of Sao Paulo) IN PERSON
3:05 pm to 3:15 pm
Break - Stretching
3:15 pm to 3:55 pm Dental care and inspection practices in primary schools in São Paulo-Brazil at the beginning of the 20th century
By Angelica Pall Oriani ZOOM
Discussant: Diana Gonçalves Vidal (University of Sao Paulo) IN PERSON
BREAK
KEY NOTE: OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC AND ZOOM
5:30 pm Charbonnel Lounge
Prof. Dr. Diana Gonçalves Vidal, former Dean of Brazilian Studies Institute at University of São Paulo, Brazil
For a polycentric history of education: rethinking center-periphery paradigm

February 17th

Session II:
The carving of a Catholic space in the order of things in the first half of the twentieth century
9:30 am to 10:10 am The Impact of Mexican Catholic Women's Grassroots Activism: Educational Campaigns and Community Monitoring in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, 1934-1940
By Kristina Boylan IN PERSON
Discussant: Rosa Bruno-Jofré IN PERSON
10:10 am to 10:50 am Tracing the Contours of the History of Higher Education for Women in Ireland: Competing Discourses and Dominant Themes.
By Judith Harford (University College Dublin) ZOOM
Discussant: Thomas O’Donoghue (University of Western Australia)
BREAK
11:45 am to 1:45 pm
Lunch – Canada Room
Session III:
Paths to Decoloniality
1:45 pm to 2:25 pm Educating for a new cosmology: The new universe story as leaven for change in a time of climate change/crisis/catastrophe
By Veronica Dunne, RNDM, Theologian. In Person
Discussant: Michael Attridge, University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. In Person
2:25 pm to 3:05 pm University Reform, Military Dictatorhip and Teacher Education in Chile: Historical Interpretation of a Dysfunctional Structure.
By Cristián Cox (Universidad Diego Portales)
Discussant: Naomar de Almedia Filho(Cátedra Alfredo Bosi, University of Sao Paulo)
3:05 pm to 3:15 pm
Break - Stretching
3:15 pm to 3:55 pm Our Choice, Our Path: The Role of Early Indigenous Teacher Education Programs
By Bonita Uzoruo (Graduate Student, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University)
Discussant: Chris Beeman (Brandon University) IN PERSON
BREAK
KEY NOTE: OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC AND ZOOM
5:30 pm Charbonnel Lounge
Prof. Dr. Naomar de Almeida Filho
Decolonizing education reforms in contemporary Brazil: historical myths and official discourses

February 18th

Continuation of Session III

8:50 am to 9:30 am Bending the Backbone of Ultra-Montanism in Anglophone Canada: Conceptions and Practices of Seminary Formation in the Pre- and Post-Vatican II Church
By Michael Attridge (University of St. Michaels College in the University of Toronto) IN PERSON
Discussant: Darren Dias (University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto) IN PERSON
9:30 am to 10:10 am Unsettling Salvation: theological discourse in colonial context
By Darren Dias (University of St. Michaels College in the University of Toronto)
Discussant: Michael Attridge (University of St. Michaels College in the University of Toronto) IN PERSON
10:10 am to 10: 50 am Avoiding orthodoxies, new and old.
By Chris Beeman (Brandon University) ZOOM
Discussant: Scott Johnston (Memoria University)
BREAK
Session IV:
Experiencing with educational intersections, co-options, and hybridity:
The Social and political dimensions of pedagogical practices and historical significance
11:05 am to 11:45 am The Seeing-Judging-Acting Method, A New Instrument of Popular Education for Workers in Late Franco and Early Democracy in Spain (1950–1980)
By Carlos Martínez Valle (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) IN PERSON
Discussant: Maitane Ostolaza (University of Perpignan, France) ZOOM
11:45 am to 1:45 pm
Lunch - Canada Room
1:45 pm to 2:25 pm Education after Neoliberalism: Learning a Living at Canada's Future Skills Centre
By Josh Cole IN PERSON
Discussant : Peter Glinos (Ph. Candidate, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University) IN PERSON
2:25 pm to 3:05 pm Relationship Between Canadian Alternative Schools and the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) (1989-2001)
By Peter Glinos IN PERSON
Discussant: Jon Igelmo Zaldívar (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) ZOOM
3:05 pm to 3:15 pm - Stretching
3:15 pm to 3:55 pm How functional education was developed by Bangladeshi BRAC (historical analysis of the phases by phase development/evolution of functional education before and after following Freire)
By Mohammad Fateh (Ph.D. candidate Faculty of Education, Queen’s University)
Discussant: Thomas O’ Donoghue (University of Western Australia) IN PERSON
BREAK
KEY NOTE: OPEN TO
THE PUBLIC AND ZOOM
5:30 pm. Charbonnel Lounge
Dr. Thomas O’Donoghue, RHSUK, University of Western Australia. IN PERSON
The Unwise Practice of Promoting the Use of ‘One Correct Way’ in Relation to Pedagogy: Insights from the Past

Organizers of this symposium: Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Michael Attridge




Biographies of Key Note Speakers

Diana Gonçalves Vidal

Diana Gonçalves Vidal completed her PhD in History of Education at the University of São Paulo in 1995. After that, she began her academic career at the same University. In 2010 she became Full Professor. She is member of the Editorial Board of ISCHE/ Palgrave Macmillan's Global Histories of Education (and former editor-in-chief from 2016 to 2020), Senior Editor of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education and coordinator of the Project Knowledges and practices in borders: toward a transnational history of education (1810-...) (FAPESP 2018/26699-4). She served the Executive Committee of ISCHE (2014-2021) and as its Treasurer (2018-2021). She is a former member of the International Advisory Board of the British Journal for Educational Studies (BJES) (2019-2021); President of Brazilian History of Education Society (2003-2007); and President of the Committee for Education at CNPq (National Council for Research2012-2015). She is a former dean of Brazilian Studies Institute (USP) (2018-2022); and vice-dean of Faculty of Education (USP) (2014-2018). She has been awarded scholarships by a variety of organizations and foundations and served as a visiting professor in Paris, Beijin, London and Buenos Aires. Her research interests include the New Education, school culture, school practices, historiography of education, connected and transnational history and digital humanities. She has published books, articles and chapters on these issues, including, in the past five years:

Naomar de Almeida Filho

Naomar de Almeida Filho, M.D., MPH in Community Health, Ph.D. in Epidemiology. Doctor of Science Honoris causa - McGill University, Canada. Visiting Professor at the following universities: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of California at Berkeley, University of Montreal, Harvard University. First holder of the Chair Juan Cesar Garcia of the Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, Visiting Professor of Epidemiology at the National University of Lanus, Argentina. Scientific activity: epidemiology of mental disorders, particularly the effect of race, racism, gender and social class on mental health. Senior Reseacher (level 1-A) since 1986. His scientific production comprises 375 published scholarly papers, including 213 articles in scientific journals with peer-review (65 in international journals) and 118 chapters in edited volumes (19 abroad), in addition to 25 technical books (5 abroad). Author of a series of textbooks on the epidemiological method: Epidemiology & Health (with Zelia Rouquayrol - Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan-6. Ed. 2003), Introduction to Epidemiology (with Zelia Rouquayrol - Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara-Koogan, 4. ed. 2006), Epidemiology & Health: Background, Methods, Applications (with Maurício Barreto - Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara-Koogan, 2011), and epistemological aspects of epidemiology: Epidemiology without numbers (in Portuguese - Rio: Campus, 1989, Spanish translation - Buenos Aires: Paltex / PAHO, 1992); Epidemiology and the Clinic (Rio de Janeiro: Abrasco / APCE, 2. ed. 1997), The Science of Health (New York: Hucitec, 2000), The shy science: Essays for the deconstruction of epidemiology (Buenos Aires: Editorial Lugar, 2000), What is Health? (Rio: Fiocruz, 2011); Collective Health: theory and practice (with Jairnilson Silva Paim ? Rio de Janeiro: Medbook, 2014). He was President of the Federal University of Bahia from 2002 to 2010. Since then he has focused his academic studies on the university and its relationship to society, especially in the following books: The New University: Hopeful and Critical Texts (New York: UnB Press, 2007), Memorial of the New University: UFBA 2002 -2010 (Salvador: Edufba, 2010) and co-authored with Boaventura Sousa Santos, The University in the XXI Century: Towards a New University (Coimbra: Almedina, 2008) and with Fernando Seabra Santos, The Fourth Mission of the University (Coimbra: University of Coimbra Press, 2012). He was Chairman of the Founding Committee and first President of the Federal University of Southern Bahia (2013-2017). Currently, he is Professor of Epidemiology (retired) at the ISC/UFBA, where he is Director of the INCTI Inovação, Tecnologia e Equidade em Saúde (INTEQ-Saúde), and Visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of São Paulo (IEA/USP), where he is Alfredo Bosi Chair-Professor of Basic Education.

Thomas O’ Donoghue

Thomas O’ Donoghue is from Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland, where he went to school, before attending St Mary’s Strawberry Hill, London, the University of Limerick, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin. He worked as a high school teacher in Ireland and as a teacher, educator and university academic in Ireland, Papua New Guinea and around Australia. He has also worked extensively in Singapore, Hong Kong, The Philippines, and Malaysia. He is a former Deputy Dean of The University of Western Australia’s Faculty of Education and former Associate Dean Teaching and Learning of its Faculties of Economics, Commerce, Education and Law. He is an Elected Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and an Elected Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, UK.
He specialises in the history of education, particularly in relation to investigating the historical antecedents to contemporary education issues. This includes work on Catholic religious teaching brothers internationally, bilingual education, teacher education, education in post-conflict countries, and undergraduate curriculum change. Currently he is a general editor of the Emerald Book Publisher’s international series on Teacher Preparation across the World: History, Policy and Future Directions. He is a member of the International Centre for Historical Research in Education, the Institute of Education, University College London. He is also a member of the editorial board and/or corresponding member of the following refereed journals: British Journal of Educational Studies; History of Education (UK); History of Education Review; Journal of Educational Administration and History; International Studies in Catholic Education; Irish Educational Studies; Australian Journal of Teacher Education.




Event Organizers

This event was made possible by a Connection Grant (file 611-2019-0427) from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Principal investigator, Prof. Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Ph.D. FRSC. (Queen’s University). Co-applicants: Dr. Michael Attridge (University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto), Dr. Jon Igelmo (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Prof. Emeritca Dr. Elizabeth Smyth (University of Toronto), Dr. Verónica Dunne, RNDM, Canada.


Principal Investigator


Rosa Bruno-Jofré,
Queen's University

Co-Investigators


Michael Attridge,
Host of the Symposium,
University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto.

Veronica Dunne,
Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, RNDM Canada

Jon Igelmo,
Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Elizabeth Smyth,
University of Toronto

Supporting Institutions

HOSPITALITY FOR THIS EVENT WAS PROVIDED BY THE DOMINICAN INSTITUTE OF TORONTO, THE INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH ON THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL IN CANADA, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF ST. MICHAEL’S COLLEGE IN THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO.

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