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Saturday, 30 December

671. The Case for and against Literature in Composition Courses

10:15–11:30 a.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Community Colleges

Presiding: Pamela Sue Hardman, Cuyahoga Community Coll., Western Campus, OH

1. “Something Old, Something New: The Role of Literature in ESL Classes,” Maria Treglia, Bronx Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. “Lit versus Comp: Social Semiotic Theory and the Mediation of Discourse,” Thomas Lawrence Long, Thomas Nelson Community Coll., VA

3. “Reading without the Plot: The Limits of Literature in Freshman Composition,” Melissa Sue Kort, Santa Rosa Junior Coll., CA

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