Thursday, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 5A, ACC
Early Modern Teaching in the Digital Age
A special session. Presiding: Sonya L. Brockman, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte
Speakers: Rachel Ellen Clark, Wartburg Coll.; Jonathan Holmes, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Colleen Kennedy, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Elizabeth Zeman Kolkovich, Ohio State Univ., Mansfield; David McAvoy, Miami Univ., Middletown; Jennifer Royston, Michigan State Univ.; Jessica Walker, Alabama A&M Univ.
Early-career scholars and graduate students discuss innovative strategies for teaching early modern literature in the twenty-first century. Topics include ways to incorporate digital archives into assignments, engaging diverse student populations through contemporary pop culture and social media, and using performance as a tool to bring new life to old texts.
For abstracts, visit www.sonyabrockman.com/mla2016/.