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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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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "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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Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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