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Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature

This video workshop for high school American literature teachers introduces techniques for reading cultural, political, and religious artifacts and connecting them to the literature they teach. In each video program, experts in multiple disciplines do close analysis of a wide range of visual, print, and physical artifacts. The experts engage on-camera teachers in a discussion of the artifacts and how they can enhance the study of works of literature. These teachers then use artifacts with their own students to help deepen their understanding of the historical, political, and social contexts of the literature they read. Throughout the workshop, participants will . . .

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 4:00 AM    "Workshop 2. Political History" Speeches, protest posters, and cartoons capture the political views of various groups. Pairing the study of literature with close readings of appropriate political artifacts, this session demonstrates how to comprehend the place and time of a text.. D
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Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, May 26, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jun 2, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jun 9, 2013 - 4:00 PM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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