Lois Holzman travels to Japan as guest faculty

At the invitation of colleague Professor Yuji Moro, Institute director Lois Holzman will visit Japan August 24 through September 3, where she will lead the  Japanese Society of Developmental Psychology‘s  International Workshop,  deliver a keynote  at the Annual Meeting of the  Japanese Association of  Qualitative Psychology, and give a lecture at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. Many of the faculty and graduate students who will be participating have been studying Holzman’s book Vygotsky at Work and Play and are eager to learn more about the social therapeutic approach to psychotherapy, youth development and learning.

A fellow-Vygotskian and developmentalist, Dr. Moro is a professor of Discursive Psychology, Learning Science and Cultural Psychology at the University of Tsukuba’s Institute of PsychologyThis past spring, he visited Holzman, the Institute and All Stars Project in order to experience first-hand the activities of these Vygotskian-inspired organizations.

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About Janet Wootten

Janet Wootten is a media and public relations professional, a member of the Institute’s Board of Directors and a leader of its annual community fundraising campaign.
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