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John Baldacchino and Maxine Greene
at the book-launch of his Education Beyond Education: Self and the Imaginary in Maxine Greene's Philosophy.

 


Conference papers:

Baldacchino, J. Diggle, J. 2017. Doing art’s elastic narrative(s): Risk and unlearning as art’s pedagogical practice. 8th ELIA Academy. What’s going on Here? Exploring Elasticity in Teaching and Learning in the Arts. Central St Martins, London, United Kingdom. 5 July.

Baldacchino, J. 2017. An equality that excludes: Art, education and the dialectic of emancipation. Global Inequality, Global Education Conference. School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 7.

Baldacchino, J. 2016. Busoni and Boccioni: Artists, radicals and teachers of Modernism. The European Conference on Educational Research Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers. 23 - 26 August, Dublin.

Baldacchino, J. 2016. Resemblance, Choice, and the Hidden: Mediterranean Aesthetics and the Political “Logics” of an Uncolonial Subjective Economy. Critically Mediterranean Roundtable Symposium, Dartmouth College, November 4-5. 

Baldacchino, J. 2015. A chiasmic affair. Key note Lecture. 3rd Encounter on Practices of Research in Arts Education. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto. 23 March 2014.

Baldacchino, J. 2015. Painting Maxine’s Murals: Freedom and the aesthetic imaginary in a period of transition. Keynote Lecture The Middle Atlantic States Philosophy of Education Society. 2015 Annual Conference. Guttman Community College Centre at CUNY, New York. February 7.

Baldacchino, J. 2015. Resemblance, choice and the hidden: The Mediterranean and the political “logics” of an uncolonial subjective economy. Thalassic Imaginaries: the Mediterranean Sea in Language, Art and Other forms of representation. 23-24 January. Mediterranean Institute. University of Malta. Msida, Malta.

Baldacchino, J. 2014. Art’s democratic practice beyond redemptive models of education, American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, USA, April 3 to April 7, 2014

Baldacchino, J. 2013. Subjective forms and undidactic mediation: Art, experience and subjectivity in Lukács and Dewey. The 5th Annual Bergen Educational Conversation: Self, Identity, Subject: Reconsidering the ‘who’ of Education. Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway. 23 –24 September.

Baldacchino, J. 2013. «The working class will go to heaven!» Leaving education’s polis in search of a politics of autonomy. Philosophy of Education Society (USA) Conference. Portland, Oregon. United States. March 16.

Baldacchino, J. & Chircop J. 2012. Revolution and the politics of imagination: the aesthetics of revolution. [La Révolution et la politique de l’imagination: l’esthétique de la revolution]. IIIrd International Symposium of the Tunisian-Mediterranean Association for Historical, Social and Economic Studies. Monastir, Tunisia. 28-30 November.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Forget the flow of creation! Democracy as art’s educed dispute. 3rd IJADE and NSEAD Research Conference 2012. Liverpool John Moores Art and Design Academy. England. 19-20 October.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Educing Art’s Indescribable Practice. Four theses on the impossibility of arts research. Research on Arts Education: Discomforts and Urgencies. European Educational Research Association Conference. University of Cádiz. Spain. 20 September.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. The virtue of art’s extents: Sustaining a product that refuses to be produced. Art’s Virtual Extents. On the practices of research and teaching in contemporary creative arts. University College Falmouth, Cornwall England. May 24.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Investment And The Divested Métiers Of Arts Education. Philosophy of Education Society (USA) Conference. Pittsburgh. United States. March 26.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Sharing the Paradox: How ‘Mediterranean’ is Mediterranean Aesthetics? College Arts Association 100th Annual Conference. Los Angeles. United States. Wednesday, February 22.

Baldacchino, J. 2011. Doing Arts Pedagogy. Students as Partners in Learning Conference, University College Falmouth, UK. December 13.

Baldacchino, J. 2011. Caging the Cuts (With Apologies to Mr Cage!). Reviewing (3) Blackmountain College: John Cage's Circle of Influence, University of North Carolina Asheville, October 8.

Baldacchino, J., Biesta, G., Bingham C. 2011. Jacques Rancière: Education, Truth, Emancipation (Book Panel) Philosophy of Education Society (USA) Conference, St Louis Missouri. March 25.

Baldacchino, J. 2010. ‘Is the (historical) Party over? Labour, the Left and the “moral question”.’ Revisiting Labour History. Aula Magna, University of Malta, Valletta. October 1st.

Baldacchino, J. 2008. What lies beyond the Bauhaus? The political ‘logic’ of college art pedagogy. College Art Association (CAA) Annual Convention. Dallas.

Baldacchino, J. & jagodzinsky, jan. 2008. Arts Class, Social Class: Returning The Political to Contemporary Art Education. National Art Education Association convention, New Orleans.

Baldacchino, J. 2008. Critical Theory As Studio Pedagogy: Contemporary Art's Critical Challenge To Art Schools. National Art Education Association convention, New Orleans.

Baldacchino, J. 2007. Art’s Political Anomaly: “Impasse” As Revolution. 33rd Annual Conference of Social Theory Politics and Art, 11-13 October, New York University, New York. City.

Baldacchino, J. 2007. Art’s Deschooled Education: A Revaluation of Art Education in View of Contemporary Art. National Art Education Association Annual Convention, New York City, 16 March.

Baldacchino, J. 2006. Between The Ironic And The Irenic: Is happiness “suspended” in contemporary art?, the 11th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and Fine Arts. Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, May 26-27.

Baldacchino, J. 2006. Art’s transient illusion: word, image and space in the work of Antoni Tàpiez. The Scottish Word and Image Group International Conference, University of Dundee, Scotland 12-13 May.

Baldacchino, J. 2006. Practice’s perversion of praxis: art, education and the sociology of knowledge. Ways of Knowing in Educational Research Conference, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, March 3rd.

Baldacchino, J. 2005. Politics as Research. Ways of Doing: Exploring the Methodological boundaries of research in the Arts and Humanities Symposium. Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, 7th November.

Baldacchino, J. 2005. Art after beauty: values before standards. International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, & Fine Arts, 10th Annual Conference. Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, May 27-28.

Baldacchino, J. & Sullivan, Graeme. 2005. Doing art, making philosophy. National Art Education Association Convention March 7. Boston, Massachusetts.

Baldacchino, J. 2004. ‘Between illusions: Art’s argument for Reality. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and Fine Arts with the theme Human Creation Between Reality And Illusion, Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, May 14-15.

Baldacchino, J. 2003. The covergent “I”: Empathy as an aesthetic category. Annual Meeting of the International Society for Phenomenology, Aesthetics, and Fine Arts, World Phenomenology Institute. Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts, May 16-18.

Baldacchino, J. & Diggle, Jeremy. 2003. Culture and the Reliquarium: Identity, the visual and truth. Culture Incorporated: Bodies Technologies Habitats, Cultural Studies Association of Australia Conference, December 6-8. University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

Baldacchino, J. & Euba, Akin. 2003. Post-Diasporic Homecomings: Myth or Possibility? Music of the African Diaspora Conference and Festival, Churchill College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1-4 August.

Baldacchino, J. 2003. Critical Theory and the rising Hybridity within the Visual Arts. Teachers’ Academy, European League of the Institutes of the Arts, Institut del Teatre and Escola Massana, Barcelona, Spain, 8-12 July.

Baldacchino, J. 2002. Culture as jocular repetition: “use” beyond mechanical utility. Ute Culture: the utility of culture and the uses of cultural studies, Cultural Studies Association of Australia Conference, December 5-7, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Baldacchino, J. 2002. Modernity’s Children: Rousseau’s L’enfant au polichinelle (1903) and Carrà’s Ricordi d’Infanzia (1916). 9th Annual International Aberdeen Word and Image Conference, University of Aberdeen, Scotland 11 May.

Baldacchino, J. 2001. Thalassic Makings: Angelopoulos, Ungaretti and Kavafis. 8th Annual Aberdeen International Word and Image, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 11-12 May.

Baldacchino, J. 2000. Aesthetics contra Aesthetics: The discursive challenge of multiculturism. 6th Biennial International Symposium and Festival on the Theme ‘New Intercultural Music’, University of London Institute of Education, London, 17 April.

Baldacchino, J. 1998. Prolegomena for a Future Revolution: Pier Paolo Pasolini, Che Guevara and Teresa d’Avila. Coming Down Fast Conference, Wolverhampton University, United Kingdom, 11 July.

 


Invited lectures, interviews, and other

Baldacchino, J. 2017. Escapologies: Art as an Exit Pedagogy. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto, 10 February.

Baldacchino, J. 2015. On Adorno: Aphoristic conversations. Escola Superior de Música, Artes e Espectáculo, Porto, 5 December.

Baldacchino, J. 2015. Approaching Method(s) in the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto, 3-4 December.

Baldacchino, J. 2015. teaching : making← →[art]← → making : teaching. Four Doctoral Seminars, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto 19-20 March 2014.

Baldacchino, J. 2014. On Being Foreign: art's disposition as an exit pedagogy. Philosophy of Education Society (GB) Lecture. Institute of Education, University of London. London 26 November 2014.

Baldacchino, J. 2014. Art±education: as a method of the more or less. 2nd Encounter on Practices of Research in Arts Education. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto 22nd, 23rd and 24th January 2014. [See video of full lecture, below]

Baldacchino, J. 2014. Within the Outwith. Undoing Art, Unlearning Education, Professorial Talk, University of Dundee, 10 Jan, 2014. [See video of full lecture, below]

Baldacchino, J.
2013. Forgetting, undoing and unlearning: Practicing the arts in education. School of Education, Social Work and Community Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland. 29 October.

Baldacchino, J. 2013. Art as Unlearning: finding a place. University of the West of Scotland. Artist Teacher Programme. Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland. February 2. [See videos of full lecture, below]

Baldacchino, J. 2012. «Fishing, Finding and Playing» Seminars on Arts Research. «i2ADS» Instituto de Investigação em Arte, Design e Sociedade [Institute of Research in Art, Design and Society]. Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade do Porto, Portugal. 8, 9 & 10 November.

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Lecture on influence and the canonical in Peter Sant’s film I Yam what I Yam … l’invenzione. Private Screening and Seminar. St James Cavalier, Valletta, Malta, 5th Oct 2012 [See video of full lecture, below]

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Art’s false ease: Aesthetics’ ethics and the pedagogy of a “problem”. Key Note Paper read at the IInd International Encounter On Arts Education (2EI_EA) Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto, Portugal. April 4. [Online versio]

Baldacchino, J. 2012. Willed Forgetfulness: The Arts, Education and the Case for Unlearning. Philosophical Approaches To Education. Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, England. March 29th.

Baldacchino, J. 2011. Citizens of Barbarians? Notes on art’s re-drawn polity. Lecture Series. University College Falmouth. England. November 30th.

Baldacchino, J. 2009. Art, learning and the politics of what? Institute For Aesthetic Research. Exit Art Gallery, New York City, United States. November 4th.

Baldacchino, J. with Paul Standish as respondent, 2009. Risking the Aesthetic. Institute of Education, University of London, England. March 27

Baldacchino, J. 2009. On The Arts’ Pedagogical Polity. Work in Progress Seminars, 12th Annual Series. The Mediterranean Institute, University of Malta, Malta. March 16.

Baldacchino, J. interviewed by Mario Vella, 2009. «Tango» TV Interview. One TV. Malta, March 17.

Baldacchino, J. interviewed by Renee Cherow O’Leary. 2009. Peer Review: Research Talk Show. Podcast on Teachers College Columbia University, I Tunes U. March 14.

Baldacchino, J. (respondent) & Greene, Maxine (speaker). 2009. The 3nd Annual Radical Philosophies and Education Seminar: Maxine Greene, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, March 4.

Baldacchino, J. 2008. (workshop facilitator and presenter), ‘Contextual and Critical Connections’, Think Tank III, School of The Art Institute of Chicago. June 6-8.

Baldacchino, J. & Nick Mirzoeff interviewing Jacques Ranciere. 2008. The 2nd Annual Radical Philosophies and Education Seminar: Jacques Ranciere, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, April 22.

Baldacchino, J. 2008. The Arts’ conversational ethics and the makings of diversity. South Asian Imaginaries Symposium, Conversations Across Cultures, Centre for Educational Outreach and Innovation, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, United States. October 31st.

Baldacchino, J. 2008. The role of the artefact in the research process: Art, Design and Knowledge. Lecture to the School of the Arts, Renmin University of China, Beijing, People’s Republic of China. 18 June.

Baldacchino, J. 2007. Post-Marxism and Post-Marxist aesthetics. Lecture to The Institute of Marxian Studies, Renmin University of China, Beijing, People’s Republic of China. 20 June.

Baldacchino, J. 2007. Art And Education Parallel Philosophies, Shared Practices, The University of Paisley (now West of Scotland University), Scotland. 13th February.

Baldacchino, J. (chair) & Laclau, Ernesto (speaker). 2007. The 1st Annual Radical Philosophies and Education Seminar: Ernesto Laclau, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, April 11.

Baldacchino, J. 2007. Art’s paradox as with-ness and possibility, a response to David T. Hansen’s lecture ‘the idea of a cosmopolitan education as a response to a changing world’, Teachers College Columbia University, New York City, February 6.

Baldacchino, J. 2006. Post-Marxism. Lecture to The Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, Beijing, People’s Republic of China. June 21.

Baldacchino, J. (presenter) & Greene, Maxine (respondent). 2005. ‘Response to Presenters’, Teachers College Columbia University Conference on Christo’s and Jean Claude’s Gates Project, Enterprising Art and Artistic Practice, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, The Sackler Centre for Arts Education, New York City, 19 February.

Baldacchino, J. 2002. The Metaphysics of Childhood. Children in the art of Carrà and De Chirico. The John Darling Lectures 2002-3, Faculty of Education, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. November 6.

Baldacchino, J. 1998. Mediterranean Spectacles: The articulation of myth in the poetics of reality. Portsmouth University, England. 28 October.

Baldacchino, J. 1996. Caravaggism and Modernity. Goldsmiths College, London, England. September.

Baldacchino, J. 1995. What’s happening to Art in education? Somerset College of Arts & Technology, England. 13 October.

Baldacchino, J. 1995. Luigi Nono: The sounds of Post-Modernity. Concluding lecture in The History of Ideas Week, Hampstead School, London, England. 15 September.



 


Online Videos

John Baldacchino's lecture,
Art±education: as a method of the more or less.
2nd Encounter on Practices of Research in Arts Education. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto

John Baldacchino's Professorial Discoveries 2014 talk at the University of Dundee.

Part 1 - ART AS UNLEARNING: finding a place Prof. John Baldacchino from UWS Artist Teacher Programme on Vimeo.

Part 2 - ART AS UNLEARNING: Finding a place: Prof. John Baldacchino from UWS Artist Teacher Programme on Vimeo.

 

Part 3 - ART AS UNLEARNING: finding a place: Prof. John Baldacchino from UWS Artist Teacher Programme on Vimeo.

I Yam What I Yam... L'invenzione - Talk by John Baldacchino from Peter Sant on Vimeo.

 

Interview with Renee Cherow O’Leary discussing John Baldacchino's book Education Beyond Education: Self and the imaginary in Maxine Greene’s philosophy [available to download from iTunesU here]

Book launch of Education Beyond Education: Self and the imaginary in Maxine Greene’s philosophy. Speakers: John Baldacchino, Maxine Greene, Tom James, Megan Laverty and David Hansen, at teachers College Columbia university, New York [available to download from iTunesU here]

3rd Radical Philosophies & Education Seminar, featuring Maxine Greene. Seminar taught by John Baldacchino. See concluding lecture by Maxine Greene facilitated by John Baldacchino. [available to download from iTunesU here]

2nd Radical Philosophies & Education Seminar, featuring Jacques Ranciere. Seminar taught by John Baldacchino and Matt Carlin. See the videoed conversation with Jacques Ranciere interviewed by John Baldacchino and Nicholas Mirzoeff, Teachers College Columbia university. [available to download from iTunesU here]