Category: anne bradstreet
+ african american literature, american literature, anne bradstreet, J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur, john hector st john de crevecoeur, john winthrop, mary rowlandson, native american literature, ralph waldo emerson, sui sin far, walt whitman, william apess
Tomorrow, my ENG122 course, American Literature and Culture, will being at the University of Bergen. The course is set up with lectures (about 150 students) and seminars (about 30 students). There are four instructors, and each instructor delivers about 3-4 lectures each throughout the course of the semester. As well, each instructor has two of the seminar sessions. I will be presenting the four … Read More Introductory Lecture for American Literature Course
+ african american literature, american literature, anne bradstreet, catharine maria sedgwick, early american literature, henry david thoreau, king philip, Literature, lydia maria child, mary rowlandson, native american literature, ralph waldo emerson, samson occom, sarah kemble knight, southern literature, sydney smith, walt whitman, william apess
Every semester, I discuss how American authors sought to carve out their space in a early-nineteenth century world that countered European cultural and artistic influence. As we read throughout the semester, we encounter numerous authors who either explicitly or indirectly address the question, “How do we construct a distinctly American literature?” For me, this topic arises from the outset of the semester due to … Read More Chronicling the Rise of A Distinctly American Literature in the Survey Course
+ african american literature, american literature, anne bradstreet, david walker, early american literature, emily dickinson, freedom's journal, gothic literature, john russwurm, Literature, pedagogy & american literary studies, Uncategorized
Last Tuesday, I wrote about some of the ways I have been implementing technology into my composition and literature classrooms. Today, I want to speak about a couple of more ways that I am incorporating the Internet and Web 2.0 tools into the literature classroom.