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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... or “ethnographies” of the humanities classroom, which complements a first set that appeared in Common Knowledge in the spring of 2017. The first set aroused interest because it took the innovative approach of describing particular pedagogical experiences rather than simply making general arguments about the value...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... transformative experience of well-structured debate among students with opposing viewpoints, each committed to deep reading and careful thought about both history and present-day politics. fascism Nazism classroom Trump student participation Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 118–119.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Caroline Walker Bynum Woods Marjorie Curry , Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 ), 176 + xxi pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 11 8 il Penseroso ed il...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 375–388.
Published: 01 August 2018
...), respectively, many of the lessons from one Chinese classroom are applicable to any context in which students are asked to grapple with unfamiliar textual and visual material. This teaching experience proved to be not only about communicating material, skills, and ideas to the students but also also...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 389–396.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—in keeping with the project’s international, interdisciplinary, and innovative working methods. This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” represents individual perspectives on a dynamic and demanding group project that the participants feel, in retrospect, had much...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 397–404.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Lynn Hunt This essay—a contribution to “Inside the Humanities Classroom,” a seriatim symposium in Common Knowledge —is a first-person account of the development and teaching of an online version of a UCLA course on the history of Western civilization (1715 to the present). The author finds...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 356–365.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Jeffrey F. Hamburger In this contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” a Harvard University graduate seminar on diagrams in the Middle Ages is described in detail. The course brought together a group of students as diverse as the various...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William P. Caferro This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” describes the experience of teaching a single class meeting of the year-long Western Civilization survey course at Vanderbilt University. The essay examines both...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Youval Rotman As a contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a four-hour meeting of an undergraduate seminar on historiography at Tel Aviv University. The students and instructor alike are enabled, by analyzing...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 59–66.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Mary Harvey Doyno As part of a series of case studies titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay asks how one can teach college students with little or no exposure to close reading, critical analysis, or the premodern world to read a text written c. 202 CE. An instructor at Sacramento State...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 67–74.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum As part of a series of case studies titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this contribution reports in detail on the initial class taught by the author in the spring of 2015, during her time at Princeton University as a visiting lecturer in art history. By presenting students...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Dorothea von Mücke This contribution to a set of case studies, titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” focuses on one session of a Columbia University seminar, Aesthetics and Philosophy. The class, comprising a mixed group of undergraduate and graduate students from diverse programs and backgrounds...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 83–90.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Frederick S. Paxton A contribution to a set of case studies, titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this essay describes a course on the deep history of Italy developed for a “semester abroad” program in Perugia during the spring of 2016. It describes, in particular, two class meetings in the middle...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Ramona Naddaff; Katharine Wallerstein Written for a series of case studies titled “In the Humanities Classroom,” this contribution describes an undergraduate course on ancient rhetoric at Berkeley, in which Professor Ramona Naddaff was accused by a male student of demeaning women during a lecture...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 101–103.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Caroline Walker Bynum The historian Caroline Walker Bynum, who solicited and organized this set of five case studies, explains in her afterword that one intention behind the series is to stimulate other teachers, as well as students, of the humanities to write similar ethnographies of the classroom...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... of the humanities pedagogy IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM A Set of Case Studies Caroline Walker Bynum, Mary Harvey Doyno, Dorothea von Mücke, Frederick S. Paxton, Ramona Naddaff, Katharine Wallerstein Introduction: To Support Our Claims The bookstores these days are full of tomes defending...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 64–70.
Published: 01 January 2011
... that is a classroom math orgesture wordusing this here and othersthere, a new sort of event, a new sort comparison. device, This along a newwith set of material routines andfor rules anew toMr.life participant of Ojoplus brings string, alength divisions, cm in words, upin coming a with new   device...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 224–232.
Published: 01 May 2023
... April afternoon. The Last Lecture Hall Theaters that were never ours, classrooms empty and refill. Nor do the trees belong to us. We cross the stage and disappear or venture in among the trees and lose ourselves there. Feverish categories blur. Genre distinctions: what...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 105–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
... mornings in her dingy classroom. Some months before, I had resigned from my New York banking job, rented out my Manhattan co-op apartment, and moved to Ljubljana to marry the man of my dreams—a Slovenian poet named Alesˇ—whom I had chanced to meet at a loft party in Brooklyn. Though I possessed certain...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 January 2021
... that rare instance of an academic book that makes us see present and past differently through the attempt to inhabit a bodily experi- ence that usually defeats the work of words. Ardis Butterfield doi 10.1215/0961754X-8723225 Marjorie Curry Woods, Weeping for Dido: The Classics in the Medieval Classroom...