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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, Feb 2, 2014 - 3:00 AM    "Workshop 3. Social History" The discipline of social history focuses on the lives of ordinary people. Diaries, photos, music, and clothing all contain clues to these personal histories. This session illustrates how literature can be more fully understood when paired with social history artifacts that reflect the cultural norms of the time. D
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Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 16, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 16, 2014 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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