Welcome to the 10th Annual IPLA!

Oxford College of Emory University announces the 10th Annual Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts. This year’s program explores the benefits and the challenges of liberal arts education for the 21st century.


2016 Keynote Speaker: Andrew Delbanco

Professor Andrew Delbanco is Director of American Studies and Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be (2012).

Winner of the 2006 Great Teacher Award from the Society of Columbia Graduates, and the 2011 National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Delbanco is the author of Melville: His World and Work (2005), which won the Lionel Trilling Award and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in biography. The Death of Satan (1995), Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now (1997), and The Real American Dream (1999) were named notable books by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. The Puritan Ordeal (1989) won the Lionel Trilling Award. He is also the editor of a number of books, including Writing New England (2001), The Portable Abraham Lincoln (1992), and, with Alan Heimert, The Puritans in America (1985).

bookbookFeature Session: High Impact Practices Across Campus

Based on the book, How to Be a “HIP” College Campus: Maximizing Learning in Undergraduate Education, this two day session offers four 3-hour segments, each of which focuses on developing a particular program or practice. A student panel is included!

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