Pinar, William F., "The Birth of Bergamo and JCT: Toward an Archive of Feeling and the Creation of a Counter Educational Culture in Curriculum Studies," JCT, 20(No. 4, 2005), 7-18. Reprinted in William F. Pinar, The Synoptic Text Today and Other Essays: Curriculum Development after the Reconceptualization. New York: Peter Lang, 2006.


Traces the story of the Bergamo conferences and the JCT journal from 1980 to the development of recent conferences and journal associated with the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Publication Outlets for Curriculum Research and Inquiry, Curriculum Theorists, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

American/International Curriculum Organizations, Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Curriculum History


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