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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Dr. Roger I. Simon

Professor Emeritus
Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at The University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6

Recent Publications: 

The Dream Form of a New Poetics and Politics of Public History: A Museum Exhibition Yet To Come in Erica Lehrer and Shelley Butler (eds.) Curatorial Dreams (forthcoming).

Towards a Hopeful Practice of Worrying: The Problematics of Listening and the Educative Responsibilities of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Pauline Wakeman and Jennifer Henderson (Eds.) Reconciling Canada: Critical Perspectives on the Culture of Redress, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

Remembering Together: Interactive Social Media and the Formation of the Historical Present in Elisa Giaccardi (Ed.) Heritage and Social Media: Understanding heritage in a participatory culture, New York: Routledge, 2012.

The Public Rendition of Images Médusée: Exhibiting Souvenir Photographs Taken at Lynchings in America in Ranjan Gosh and Ethan Kleinberg, Presence: Philosophy, History and Cultural Theory for the 21st Century, Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2012.

Museums, Civic Life, and the Educative Force of Remembrance in Betina Messias Carbonell (Ed.), Museum Studies: An Anthology of Contexts, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

The Turn to Pedagogy: A Needed Conversation on the Practice of Curating Difficult Knowledge in Erica Lehrer and Cynthia Milton (Eds.) Curating Difficult Knowledge, New York: Palgrave MacMillian, 2011.

Review of Jürgen Matthäus (Ed.), Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and Its Transformations, Oxford University Press, 2009, Holocaust Studies, Volume 17, No. 2, 2011.

A Shock to Thought: Curatorial Judgment and the Public Exhibition of "Difficult Knowledge," Memory Studies, Volume 4, Number 4, October 2011.

Artwork, Aesthetics and Public Memorialization, Public: Art/Culture/ Ideas, Number 42, 2010, pp.132-135.

Idolatry and the Civil Covenant of Photography: On the Practice of Exhibiting Images of Suffering, Degradation, and Death. Images: A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture, Volume 4, 2010, pp. 46-56.

Heritage and Practices of Social Formation: Introduction (with Susan Ashley), International Journal of Heritage Studies, Volume 16 Issues 4 and 5, 2010, pp. 247-254.

The Public Rendition of Images Médusée : Exhibiting Souvenir Photographs Taken at Lynchings in America, Storio della Storiograpfia (History of Historiography), Volume 55 Issue 1, April 2009

Altering the "Inner Life of the Culture": Monstrous Memory and the Persistence of 9/11, Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, Volume 30, 2008 Issue 3 & 4 July 2008 , pages 352 - 374.

Difficult Exhibitions and Intimate Encounters (with Jennifer Bonnell) Museum and Society, July 2007, volume 5 no. 2, http://www.le.ac.uk/ms/museumsociety.htm