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UW’s Popkewitz speaking at East China Normal University

November 01, 2014

UW-Madison’s Thomas Popkewitz will be delivering a Daxia Forum Lecture and a series of seminars Nov. 1-6 at East China Normal University in Shanghai.

The Daxia Forum Lecture, which will take place on Nov. 4, it titled, “The Problem of Social and Educational Change and the (Im)Practicality of Practical Research."

Popkewitz is a professor with UW-Madison’s top-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction whose studies are concerned with the systems of reason that govern educational reforms, teacher education and the education sciences.

He currently is writing a book about the impracticality of “practical” and “useful knowledge” in the education sciences. Popkewitz’s books and articles have been translated into 15 languages, including Chinese.