A special Publication in Honour of 20 Years of Teaching at The European Graduate School – With Essays and Testimonials by EGS Faculty from the Division of Arts, Health & Society and the Division of Philosophy, Art & Critical Thought. What does it mean to teach and to learn? How can education be an aesthetic experience? What is distinctive about the style of learning at The European Graduate School? These essays by noted thinkers and practitioners reflect upon their experience at what has been called “The White Mountain College.”
Articles: Christopher Fynsk, “Teaching Events: The Division of Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thought,” Philippe Beck, “The Educator Educated,” Stephen K. Levine, “Aesthetic Education: The Division of Arts, Health & Society,” Sally Atkins, “Aesthetic Education at the European Graduate School: Holding the Heartbeat,” Michael Schmidt, “The Event of Thinking: The European Graduate School is both University and Symposium,” Jeremy Fernando, “Or les lecons de la maitresse,” Ellen G. Levine, “Degradation and Preservation,” Margo Fuchs-Knill and Paolo Knill, “Aesthetic Responsibility in Expressive Arts: Thoughts on Beauty, Responsibility and the New in the Education of Expressive Arts Professionals, “ Margo Fuchs-Knill, “Three Poems,” Barbara Hielscher-Witte, “Thinking Art-The Art of Thinking: A Turnaround,” Herbert Eberhart, “Education for Life: Our Way of Teaching at EGS,” Paul Antze, “The Saas-Fee Experience,” Victor Vitanza, “Teaching and Studying in EGS: An Experience High in the Alps, both Transalpine and Subalpine,” Geert Link, “Teaching Critical Internet Culture,” Heather Dawson, “Making Meaning: Experiencing Aesthetics in Education,” Ellen. G. Levine, “Art Asylum: Exploring Otherness Through Play and Art-making,” Brigitte Wanzenreid, “Short and Intense: A One Night Exhibition at EGS, June 2014,” Peter Wanzenreid, “The Art of Teaching,” Rowesa Gordon, “Pictographs: Painted Drawings: My Experience as Artist-in-Residence,” Shaun McNiff, “Using and Perfecting the Universal Languages of Art,” Judith Greer Essex and Wes Chester, “Embodying Scholarship, “ Aylin Vartanyan Dilaver, “Beauty & Truth,” Markus G.Scott-Alexander, “The Pause,” Melinda Meyer, “What Makes the Difference in Being a Teacher at EGS?”, Simon Critchley and Manuela Kolke, “Does Critique Still Hold in Paradise?: A Conversation Between Simon Critchley & Manuela Kolke,” Carrie MacLeod, “Composing a Home Away from Home,” Alessandro De Franceso, “A Place of Joy and Possibility,” Christopher Fynsk, “An Open Site,” Sally Atkins, “After.”
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