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740. Sustainability and Pedagogy

Tuesday, 6 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Berkeley, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Derrick R. Spires, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Speakers: Teresa Alice Goddu, Vanderbilt Univ.; Charlotte Amanda Hagood, Hendrix Coll.; Stephanie LeMenager, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Dana D. Nelson, Vanderbilt Univ.; Gillen D'Arcy Wood, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

For pedagogical statements, syllabi, and links to exemplary projects, visit Vanderbilt.edu/English/sustainabilitycourses after 1 Dec.

Session Description:

Sustainability is the most pressing educational issue of the twenty-first century. In this roundtable, we will take up the issue of how and why sustainability can and should be integrated into the literature classroom. Presented as a report from the field, the roundtable will provide a toolbox of ideas for how to implement a pedagogy of sustainability.


Subject:

  • The Teaching of Language and Literature – English and American

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