Stay tuned for Diana Senechal's 2013–2014 speaking engagements.
Diana Senechal has contributed a chapter to the forthcoming book What Is a Teacher? Remembering the Soul of Education Through Classic Literature, to be published by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture in September 2013. Pre-order a copy now!
On Wednesday, June 5, Diana Senechal's students led a Philosophy Roundtable discussion.
Read Diana Senechal's article "How Student Work Can Illuminate Teaching" (GothamSchools, April 12, 2013) and three pieces by her students.
Ken C., "Let Us Now Praise (and Empower) Quieter Students: Part Two," RAMS English (blog), July 16, 2012.
Laura Leaney, book review, Goodreads, July 12, 2012.
Ryan Kinser, "Yes, I Snatched a Teacher's Trash," TransformED (Center for Teaching Quality), June 15, 2012.
Dexter Palmer, "I Can't Hear Myself Think" (book review), Truthdig, May 25, 2012.
A. Graham Down, "Schools vs. Noise" (book review), Education Next, March 14, 2012.
Brian Rhode, lecture review of Republic of Noise, William K. Sanford Town Library, Loudonville, NY, February 22, 2012.
Diana Senechal is the 2011 winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, awarded by the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture. The award ceremony, which included a lecture by Diana Senechal, took place at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture on Wednesday, October 26.
Diana Senechal's article "Why Do We Need a Philosophy of Education? The Forgotten Insights of Michael John Demiashkevich" was selected as the Article of the Year for Volume 37 of the American Educational History Journal. She received the award on October 7 at the annual conference of the Organization of Educational Historians in Chicago.
Diana Senechal was interviewed by Judith Regan (SiriusXM Stars) on Saturday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m. (Podcast available by subscription or free trial.)
Diana Senechal gave the principal address, "Measure Against Measure: Responsibility Versus Accountability in Education," at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the National Association of Schools of Music, San Diego, November 19, 2012.
On August 22, 2012, Diana Senechal spoke to faculty at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School. These teachers read Republic of Noise for a summer seminar, led by English teacher Stella Schindler, on "Silence and Solitude in the 21st Century." After the talk, each seminar participant gave a presentation on something related to the book; topics ranged from mathematics to icon-painting to gardening.
Diana Senechal was interviewed by Bill Newman on WHMP (Northampton, MA), March 1, 2012. With Reverend Peter Ives and Rabbi Justin David. (Interview begins at 37:40 in the podcast.)
In December 2011, Diana Senechal was interviewed by Alice Karekezi at Salon about her new book, Republic of Noise.
Diana Senechal discussed her book in an interview with the Dallas Morning News, October 22, 2011.
On May 26, 2011, Diana Senechal gave presentations to principals and teachers in a network of public schools in New York City. Lively discussions followed.
Michael F. Shaughnessy interviewed Senechal for EducationNews.org in October 2009.
Judith West interviewed Senechal on Getting Your Money's Worth in June 2007 (video). In this interview, Senechal explains why she is critical of the "workshop model" and the emphasis on reading strategies.
Cynthia Haven, "Why Reality Holds Little Love for Poets," The Book Haven: Cynthia Haven's Blog for the Written Word (Stanford University), September 2, 2012.
Kerry Shawn Keys, "Letter from Vilnius," Poetry International, March 3, 2012.
John Taylor, "Poetry Today: Tomas Venclova," Antioch Review, Summer 2010 (brief review of The Junction by Tomas venclova, with commentary on the translations, including Senechal's).
Sam Leith, "House of Flames," Poetry Review 99, no. 2, Summer 2009 (review of The Junction by Tomas venclova, with commentary on the translations, including Senechal's).
Michael Scammell, "Loyal Toward Reality," New York Review of Books, September 24, 1998 (review of Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova, with commentary on Senechal's translations).
Sven Birkerts, "Winter Dialogue by Tomas Venclova," Harvard Review 14 (Spring 1998). Via JSTOR.