Experiments in Creative Remembering

Towards a Theory of Adolescent Anamnesis in Teacher Education





This paper explores the psychoanalytical meanings of remembering, invoking anamnesis - a reaching back into forgotten knowledge - as a lens through which to interpret novice secondary teachers’ (adolescent) memories and drawings. Key-words: experiment; drawing; teacher education.

Author Biography

David Lewkowich, University of Alberta, Canada

Assistant Professor at University of Alberta, Canada. Research Interests: Reading Experience, Literary Theory, Young Adult Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Psychoanalytic Theory, The Emotional Experiences of Education, Memory & Forgetting, Adolescence, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Teacher Education & Teacher Identity.


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