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American Literature (1 September 2011) 83 (3): 509–545.
Published: 01 September 2011
... educational ideology. By elucidating how the image of the “Indian” functions as a shifting signifier in these photos, this essay offers insight into how educational institutions for black, white, and native students taught them to acquire different subject positions in the process of adopting U.S. citizenship...
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Published: 01 September 2018
Figure 1 Meyerhold’s students performing the étude “Shooting from the Bow” by A. A. Temeren (1926). Reproduced with permission from the owner, Gennadi Bogdanov Figure 1 Meyerhold’s students performing the étude “Shooting from the Bow” by A. A. Temeren (1926). Reproduced with permission from the More
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Andrew Donnelly Abstract This article contrasts the reading pedagogy inspired by the “talking book” and the reading pedagogy described by Frederick Douglass. The talking book offers literacy as a thing to be acquired that can be traded for freedom. “Literacy as a gift” inculcates in students a view...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... performances of the NYAFS students offer insight into a set of overlapping cultural metaphors that structured black-white relations throughout the nineteenth century and beyond. The interaction between black students and white teachers anticipates the treatment that many early black abolitionists received from...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 379–395.
Published: 01 June 2017
... this pedagogy is to encourage active citizenry in engaging the material conditions of the current moment. This is especially valuable at nonelite institutions, such as mine, where students are not as aware of how knowledge is contingent and contested. Ultimately, this approach privileges metacognition...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 67–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... inherited privilege, today they are understood as justly earned reward, and, I argue, it is both this similarity of the student population and this difference in that population's understanding of itself that makes the campus novel such a necessary form in contemporary American society. Christopher...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 243–269.
Published: 01 June 2010
... token stories revolve around dying child “saints,” of whom Stowe's character Eva is one iteration. Upon death, these ideal children leave a powerful emotional memory that can transform incorrigible children into eager students. As the example of Mary Martha Sherwood's The History of Little Henry and His...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... source. Using datasets recently compiled by scholars with unusual access to student records, he demonstrates that underachievement is directly tied to underfunding. The antiegalitarian effects of the current American Funding Model cause the decline of U.S. educational attainment. But why do educational...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 61–91.
Published: 01 March 2013
... how students of nineteenth-century American romanticism negotiate a surface reading practice that denies the very “depths” of subjectivity, interiority, and symbolic, transcendent correspondence that long have been thought to constitute Romantic meaning. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 305–329.
Published: 01 June 2017
... visionary, controversial, and challenging educational experiments in the history of twentieth-century American higher education. Teaching students who were historically excluded from higher education catalyzed a major shift in Rich’s work: a move away from teaching traditional literary history toward the...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 397–423.
Published: 01 June 2017
... preferred rationales for a literary education—cultural capital, advanced citizenship, critical thinking—close reading prepared students for training in a wide range of service professions that require not just reading and writing but creativity and analytical sophistication. The survival of formalist...
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American Literature (1 June 2006) 78 (2): 429.
Published: 01 June 2006
... appointment for more than four years; independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply. The prize carries an award of $150, and the prize-winning essay will be published in the Henry James Review. Essays should be 20 to 30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 213–223.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., placing the teacher above the student. Instead, Freire proposed putting students on the same plane as the teacher, inverting the dominant cultural script in which students were expected to be “docile listeners” rather than, as he wrote, “critical co-investigators in dialogue with the teacher” (81). In...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 645.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... The com- petition is open to applicants who have not held a full-time academic appoint- ment for more than four years. Independent scholars and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Essays should be 20–30 pages (including notes), original, and not under submission elsewhere or...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 June 2017
... tracking how resources—including course content—circulate among teachers, students, and the institution as a whole. Faculty are evaluated less in terms of the quality of their instruction than in terms of the student credit hours (and thus dollars) that their classrooms yield. The goals of the class—at...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 241–242.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Graduate Students: James Gould Cozzens Conference, University of South Carolina Graduate students are invited to submit papers for the James Gould Cozzens Conference to be held 22–23 September at the...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2017
... from educators, observers, and students culled from a wonderful array of published and archived memoirs, novels, treatises, curricula, photos, student newspapers, and letters, Cooper examines how lessons in citizenship were taught and received. Many programs employed progressive educational...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 671.
Published: 01 September 2010
... two to four months with a monthly stipend of $2,100. These fellowships are open to foreign nationals and U.S. citizens engaged in pre- and postdoctoral, or independent, research. It is mandatory that graduate students pass their preliminary or general examinations before the application...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 709–737.
Published: 01 December 2015
... . Warren Kenneth W. 2011 . What Was African American Literature? Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press . Washington Booker T. 1898 . Black-Belt Diamonds: Gems from the Speeches, Addresses, and Talks to Students . New York : Fortune and Scott . ———. (1901) 1995 . Up from Slavery...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 255–278.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., are the stark differences between the pedagogical contexts in which each author first read This Bridge . Lisa encountered the book as a teacher of English composition and postcolonial studies in the 1990s and acquired it as a desk copy after assigning it to her students as a required text through...