News - February 2017

2017/01/17 - Forthcoming: Back to the Core - Rethinking Core Texts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Education in Europe

Back to the Core [Hardback]

This edited volume examines liberal arts and sciences education by focusing on the unique way in which core texts – i.e. classic texts from philosophical, historical, literary or cultural traditions involving “the best that has been written” – meet the challenges of modern higher education in general and in Europe in particular. It covers topics such as the nature and aims of liberal arts and sciences education, how specific core texts promote the goals of liberal arts and sciences education, including the teaching methods, curricular reflections, and personal experiences of teaching core texts. 

 

“a splendid achievement for the cause of interdisciplinarity.”

Norma Thompson, Yale University

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2016/10/26 - The Road to Parnassus: Longlisted for the 2016 William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History

The Road to Parnassus: Artist Strategies in Contemporary Art [Paperback]

We are delighted to announce that Diego Mantoan's The Road to Parnassus: Artist Strategies in Contemporary Art (Vernon Press 2015), has been longlisted for the 2016 William M.B. Berger Prize for British Art History. 

The prize celebrates outstanding contributions to the history of British art and is administered by The British Art Journal, the leading research journal, and awarded jointly with the Berger Collection Educational Trust of Denver, Colorado. Since its inception in 2001, the Berger Prize has come to be recognized as the most prestigious in the field. Selected by an esteemed panel, The Road to Parnassus is one of few books by a non-British author to make this year's longlist. The selection is another mark of distinction for Dr Mantoan's remarkable work. Our heartfelt congratulations!

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