Travel for the Love of Learning

The real difficulty is that people have no idea of what education truly is. . . .We hardly give any thought to the improvement of the character of the educated. .... As long as such ideas persist there is no hope of our ever knowing the true value of education. 
(M. K. Gandhi True Education on the NCTE site)

Now that I am retired from the University of Illinois, I am spending my time teaching at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, traveling, and spending time with my cats and friends. I am still active in research, focusing on court culture and cultural exchange in in fifteenth-century England, Burgundy, and Italy. For more information, look at the article about me in
Inside Illinois and  using this U of I search.

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