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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, Aug 4, 2012 - 12:00 AM    "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" Oral histories can serve a dual role in the classroom: as a type of literature to be studied in itself and as artifacts that help explain other literary works. This session focuses on how folk songs, interviews, and other oral histories provide alternative views of a text. D
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Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 4. Oral Histories" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 11, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 5. Domestic Architecture" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 18, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 6. Cultural Geography" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 7. Ritual Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Sep 1, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts" (LEARN/CREATE)
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