A book coauthored by Gretchen Kreahling McKay ’89 and Michael Marlais is about to be released. Modernism versus Traditionalism: Art in Paris, 1888-1889 (The University of North Carolina Press, March 2018) is part of the Reacting to History Series, an innovative teaching method that came out of Columbia University. The book “considers questions surrounding artistic developments at the end of the nineteenth century in Paris,” according to the Press. McKay is professor of art history and chair of the Department of Art and Art History at McDaniel College and received its 2015 Ira G. Zepp Distinguished Teaching Award. Marlais is Colby’s James M. Gillespie Professor of Art History, Emeritus.