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UW-Madison’s Kliebard to be remembered at AERA memorial session April 9

March 14, 2016

Former colleagues and students of UW-Madison Professor Emeritus Herbert Kliebard will be holding an American Educational Research Association (AERA) memorial session for the former longtime faculty member with the School of Education’s departments of Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Policy Studies.

Kliebard passed away on June 8, 2015, at the age of 84.

The event is titled, “Herbert M. Kliebard and the Struggle for Curriculum Study: Celebrating a Scholar's Life.” It will run from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, during the 2016 AERA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. It is scheduled to be held on Level Two of the Convention Center in Room 207 A.

Among those taking part in this event, which includes a reception, are:  Kenneth Teitelbaum, University of North Carolina Wilmington; Michael W. Apple, UW-Madison; Beverly Gordon, Ohio State University; Linda McSpadden McNeil, Rice University; Reba Page, University of California Riverside; Thomas S. Popkewitz, UW-Madison; and John L. Rudolph, UW-Madison.

Kliebard was a highly regarded scholar in curriculum planning, the history of education, and on the educational reformer John Dewey. He won numerous awards and authored several books, his most celebrated of which was, “The Struggle for the American Curriculum,” first published in 1995 and currently in its third edition.
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