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515. Revisiting the Concord Transcendentalists: New Scholarly and Pedagogical Approaches

Monday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Berkeley, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Community College Humanities Association

Presiding: Stacey Lee Donohue, Central Oregon Community Coll.

Stacey Lee Donohue's Annotation:

Speakers: Margarette R. Connor, Hostos Community Coll., City Univ. of New York; Gregory Eiselein, Kansas State Univ.; Mark John Isola, Wentworth Inst. of Tech.; Diane Krumrey, Univ. of Bridgeport

Margarette R. Connor's Annotation:
I am no longer at Hostos, but at Borough of Manhattan Community College. But still City Univ.

Responding: George Louis Scheper, Community Coll. of Baltimore County, MD

For abstracts, write to sdonohue@cocc.edu after 15 Dec.

Session Description:

Roundtable discussions will begin with an update on the new Alcott digital archive, followed by brief comments on the following: Little Women and transcendentalism; Hawthorne's Blithedale Romance and Paul Harding's Tinkers as portals to transcendentalism; and transcendentalist themes in contemporary cinema.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literature and Other Arts, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Science, and Sociology

  • American Literature – General

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