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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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Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:00 AM    "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" This session explores how objects used in religious ceremonies embody the spiritual beliefs of the cultures they represent. By better understanding these sacred beliefs, teachers learn to help their students connect to literary texts from unfamiliar cultural contexts.. D
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Friday, May 24, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 3, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 10, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 2. Political History" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 17, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 3. Social History" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 24, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 31, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 21, 2014 - 2:00 AM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Oct 17, 2014 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (IDAHO)
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