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Keynote speaker:

Professor Dennis Atkinson, Goldsmiths College,

author of Art in Education, Identity and Practice
and Pedagogy Against the State

Friday 8 October 2010

10am–5pm, Art and Design Academy,
Mount Pleasant, Liverpool John Moores
University, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK

iJADE Conference 2010

Art and Design Education

and Contemporary Culture
Call for papers
The Journal is hosting an international The conference welcomes papers on a Notification of proposal acceptance
conference on art and design educa­ wide variety of topics under the broad will be made by 9 July; acceptance will
tion, with the theme of contemporary banner of contemporary culture, and be conditional upon registration and
culture – to complement the Liverpool whilst the following list is not exhaus­ payment of the conference fee. The
Biennial of Contemporary Art that will tive, it may be of assistance in guiding fee for all delegates (including presen-
be showing at venues across the city potential speakers on the content of ters) is £60 (£48 for NSEAD members
at this time. The powerful social forces their papers. Topics should relate to and students) to include lunch and
that shape cultures may have profound art and design in any phase or type of refreshments. Last day for conference
effects upon art practices, perhaps by education and could include: contem­ registration for all attendees is Friday
encouraging conformity to prevailing porary art practices; gallery education; 10 September 2010.
trends, or, alternatively, by generating cultures of design and applied arts; pro­
acts of resistance. Institutional educa­ gressive pedagogies; state educational A sample of conference presenters will
tional art practices may be respon­sive policy; race and ethnicity; gender is­ be invited to extend their papers for
in myriad ways to this complex inter­ sues; social class; marginalised cultures; inclusion in an edition of the Journal.
face of the cultural, social and political. localised cultural issues; globalisation;
Teachers/educators, learners/students social identity; environment; techno­ The day will include a free session on
and their communities may be faced logical development; the philosophies academic writing for journals for new
with a bewildering array of pressures, of contemporary education… researchers led by members of the
which not only affect aesthetic codes Journal’s editorial team.
and creative pedagogies, but also raise Interested potential speakers are in­
profound issues of identity. In what vited to email a 150–200 word abstract To register for the conference go to
ways are these cultural and social to Emma Fitzgerald, Conference Admin­
practices manifest in educa­tional art istrator, Liverpool John Moores Univer­
production? What do they mean to sity, by Friday
the participants? What are the con­ 11 June 2010, or call her on +44/0
sequences of cultural policies and 151 231 5334. The abstract should
practices? The conference hopes to outline the content of the paper (for
encourage papers that will contribute a 20 minute presentation), and include
to debate around these and related a brief statement on its relevance to
concerns of contemporary culture. the conference theme.