Lois Holzman named series editor for Palgrave Studies on Play, Performance, Learning and Development

14237_164663378926_666223926_2876374_1092782_nInstitute director Lois Holzman was recently named series editor for a new collection of books — the Palgrave Studies in Play, Performance, Learning and Development.  In announcing the new series, Palgrave Macmillan describes it as “a needed home for cross-disciplinary scholarship linking play and performance to learning and development across the life span, thus educating a new generation of researchers and educators about the promise of play and performance as powerful catalysts for social-emotional-cognitive growth and successful learning.”

.UnknownOver the next three years, researchers and practitioners will have a multi-disciplinary “home” to publish their work and inspire colleagues, students and others.

Lois’s advisory board includes:

  • Patch Adams, Founder, Gesundheit Institute, USA
  • Natalia Gajdamaschko, Simon Fraser Univ., Canada
  • Kenneth Gergen, Swarthmore College, USA and Tilburg Univ., the Netherlands
  • Artin Gonçu, Professor, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, USA
  • James Johnson, Professor, Pennsylvania State Univ., USA
  • Fernanda Liberali, Professor, Pontific Catholic Univ. of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Yuji Moro, Professor, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Alex Sutherland, Professor, Rhodes Univ., South Africa
  • Jill Vialet, Founder and CEO, Playworks, USA

To submit a proposal, write to Lois at lholzman@eastsideinstitute.org.

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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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