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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, Jun 23, 2013 - 3:00 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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Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jun 23, 2013 - 3:00 PM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Workshop 1. Visual Arts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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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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