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Tuesday, May 14 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Principaling and the Hermeneutic Imagination

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In this session, scholar and school administrator Amy Newman will share stories and insights into her journey of leading and living hermeneutically. Her interpretive stance has opened up possibilities for Principaling in radically different ways, as she explores what happens when we pay close attention to Gadamer’s "halt in the middle of the rush." Her work sidesteps reification, focusing instead on possibilities that interpretive work can open up -- often in unexpected, difficult and joyous ways.


Amy Newman

Amy Newman is a musician, elementary school principal and doctoral student in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. She has become deeply  interested in educational philosophy, particularly the possibilities that hermeneutics offers to interpret the lifeworld of a... Read More →

Tuesday May 14, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm MDT
Gatehouse Foyer