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An Extraordinary Commentary on the Festschrift “Mind, Work, and Life”

by Howard Gardner I was thrilled–though also a bit skeptical—when my wife, Ellen Winner, and my long time colleague, Mindy Kornhaber, proposed a Festschrift (a celebratory book) to make my 70th birthday. My skepticism evaporated when over 100 friends and colleagues wrote appreciations, which were compiled in two hefty volumes. And I was tremendously touched […]

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15 Lessons from a Festschrift

Following the publication of Howard Gardner’s Festschrift in May 2014, Cathy Rubin of the Huffington Post interviewed Gardner as well as co-editors Ellen Winner and Mindy Kornhaber this month about what they discovered while creating this significant text. Gardner, Winner, and Kornhaber each summarized the five most important lessons that they learned from producing the Festschrift. […]

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