Book prize for Judith Barringer
The School sends warmest congratulations to Professor Judith Barringer, joint winner of 2018 Bolchazy Pedagogy Book Award. (Published 15 February, 2018)
The winners of the 2018 Bolchazy Pedagogical Book Award were named by the Classical Association of the Midwest and South. The criteria for this award include appropriateness for the target student audience, clarity of presentation, excellent quality, effective pedagogical practice and design, and potential for broad impact. Two winners were named for 2018 due to the outstanding nominations – Judith M. Barringer (University of Edinburgh) for ‘The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece’ (Cambridge University, 2014) and Erin K. Moodie (Purdue University) for ‘Plautus’ Poenulus: A Student Commentary’ (University of Michigan, 2015).
The Committee thought Professor Barringer’s book an outstanding introduction for students who possess little or no background in ancient Greek art with its many beautiful illustrations and fine layout, and that “the writing is clear and engaging, communicating a wide range of issues in the study of art and archaeology, including how the excavation history of a site often shapes later interpretations, questions of repatriation and provenance”.