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191. Teaching Austen in Challenging Circumstances

Sunday, 4 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Riverway, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Emily Friedman, Auburn Univ., Auburn

Speakers: Dana Gliserman Kopans, State Univ. of New York, Empire State Coll.; Sarah Raff, Pomona Coll.; William J. Stroup, Keene State Coll.; Michael Verderame, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Janet Aikins Yount, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham

Session Description:

In this roundtable, participants will describe issues they face in trying to bring Austen into the undergraduate classroom, in traditional and nontraditional settings, focusing on classroom problems that also translate to other courses that center on literature and culture of this period or on other authors who have attracted wide cultural attention.


Subject:

  • British Literature – Late Eighteenth Century

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