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Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 12A, ACC

Teaching Literature in Public: Large-Scale Online Teaching and Reading

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A special session. Presiding: James E. Dobson, Dartmouth Coll.

Speakers: William Kuskin, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder; Doran Larson, Hamilton Coll.; Caroline Field Levander, Rice Univ.; Elisa New, Harvard Univ.; Adrienne Raphel, Harvard Univ.; Emily Silk, Harvard Univ.; Benjamin Wiggins, Univ. of Pennsylvania

This session examines the prospects and pitfalls of bringing the teaching and reading of literature to the broader public through large-scale Internet-based platforms. Panelists introduce the idea of building learning communities around texts and the various critical reading practices that have been and might be used in these communities.

For abstracts and videos, visit mla16.dartmouth.edu after 1 Dec.

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