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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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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 12:00 AM    "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" From Victorian calling cards to Puritan gravestones, ritual artifacts reveal how humans create and define order in their lives. This session explains how to apply close reading skills to sacred and secular ritual objects to enrich understanding of the cultural setting of a literary text.. D
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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Workshop 2. Political History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Workshop 3. Social History" (LEARN/CREATE)
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