Featuring the Heart of Wisdom at Concordia

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, Anita Sinner, Erika Hasebe-Ludt, Carl Leggo, and Adrian McKerracher spoke at a day-long, special event workshop at Concordia University (Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Faculty of… Continue reading

In The Teacher’s Way

In the fall of 2012, senior UBC faculty member Carl Leggo in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia since 1990, had supervised more than two hundred doctoral and masters students.  … Continue reading

2013 Ted T. Aoki Award

Honouring a career of distinguished service in Canada, in 2013, the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies awarded Carl Leggo the Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service within the Field of Canadian Curriculum Studies. This… Continue reading

Recent 2013 Publications

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Unfolding the Unexpectedness of Uncertainty

Unfolding the Unexpectedness of Uncertainty

Unfolding the Unexpectedness of Uncertainty invites readers to share in the stories of Ruth, Ann and Nathalie as they transition from students to teachers. Rendering their experiences… Continue reading

2013 Ingrid Speaker Medal

The Ingrid Speaker Medal for Distinguished Research, Scholarship, or Performance was established at The University of Lethbridge in December, 1994 by Chancellor Ingrid Speaker under the auspices of the university’s President. The medal  recognizes academic recipients who excel in… Continue reading

CSSE June Conference

The Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Annual Conference is held in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. This bilingual conference provides an opportunity for discussion of educational issues among practitioners and educational scholars.… Continue reading


Mailing List Resource


A useful LifeWriter’s resource is the University of Hawaii’s ListServ, iaba-l, the International Auto/Biography Association discussion and information list for Life Writing. It has been added as a resource to the LifeWriters website. The number of iaba-l subscribers on… Continue reading

Stephen Hawking

A Poem by Carl Leggo

I’m sitting alone

in a soft chair

in a library

in the University of Lethbridge

in southern Alberta

in Western Canada

in the Dominion of Canada

in North America

in the western hemisphere

in the… Continue reading



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