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Pedagogy (2017) 17 (3): 523–533.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Melissa Dennihy This essay discusses how and why one instructor uses a wiki as a space for students in a partially online American literature survey course to construct a class time line of American literature and history. Through participation in the class wiki, students are able to engage...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (2): 271–275.
Published: 01 April 2002
... of a series in Pedagogy s Review section. In it we ask leading scholars to discuss the texts that have most influenced their teaching. Our thanks to Elaine Showalter for suggesting this ongoing project. Teaching American Literature Linda Wagner-Martin Teaching is not a process, it is a developing emotional...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (3): 392–395.
Published: 01 October 2002
...David G. Nicholls © 2002 Duke University Press 2002 American Culture and Literature. 2000 –2001. On-line academic catalog , Bilkent University. Accessed on 26 April 2001 at catalog.bilkent.edu.tr/current/dep/d22.html . Aytür, Necla. 1996 . “Interview with Ayse Kirtunç.” Journal...
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Pedagogy (2005) 5 (3): 461–464.
Published: 01 October 2005
... to Course Performance.” Journal of General Education 51 : 200 -27. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture Volume 5, Number 3, © 2005 Duke University Press 461 Taking Stock in Live People: Using Contemporary Literary Journals in the American...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (2): 227–254.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Joe Lockard; Jillian Sandell This essay discusses the history of American literature anthologies from the early nineteenth century to the late twentieth century; examines their racial and gender inclusions and exclusions; and argues that literary anthologies have played an important role...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 235–252.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Andrew Hock Soon Ng This article argues that teaching Asian American literature should include immeasurable and nontangible factors that accompany racial grief, such as cultural betrayal, the trauma of belonging interstitially, and the sensation of displacement. I propose that these be introduced...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Jennifer J. Smith This article argues that the short-story cycle should be central to teaching American literature, because the genre crystallizes major tensions of American literary history: marginality and inclusion, the individual and the community, and the formation of a national literature...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (1): 160–170.
Published: 01 January 2008
... . Reinventing the Enemy's Language: Contemporary Native Women's Writings of North America . New York: W. W. Norton. Jaskoski, Helen. 1996 . “Beauty before Me: Notes on House Made of Dawn.” In Teaching American Ethnic Literatures , ed., John Maitino and David Peck, 37 -54. Albuquerque: University of New...
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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (3): 392–395.
Published: 01 October 2002
...David G. Nicholls © 2002 Duke University Press 2002 American Culture and Literature. 2000 –2001. On-line academic catalog , Bilkent University. Accessed on 26 April 2001 at catalog.bilkent.edu.tr/current/dep/d22.html . Aytür, Necla. 1996 . “Interview with Ayse Kirtunç.” Journal...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (3): 533–548.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... This article provides a case study on using special collections materials to teach undergraduates about self-published American literature. It includes suggestions about how to find and select materials, details about facilitating a discussion and a hands-on activity on the topic, and recommendations...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (2): 362–365.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of African American literature in the early twentieth century informs this signal collaboration. Moreover, Christian outlines the benefits of including African American literature in digital humanities projects. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Mule Bone lexomics literary collaboration...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 375–385.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Heidi Elisabeth Bollinger Students entering an introductory survey course on African American literature have uneven background knowledge on the history of slavery in the United States. Given this, one of the key challenges in teaching the slave narrative is helping students appreciate...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 562–567.
Published: 01 October 2010
...David S. Goldstein Courses on ethnic American literature can unintentionally reinscribe students' preconceptions and stereotypes about ethnic American subgroups or create the false impression that each ethnic group is homogeneous. A student with limited experience with people of color might think...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (3): 531–540.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Tayana L. Hardin This article dwells on the “I” who arrives in the university classroom by offering an earnest assessment of the vulnerabilities that one teacher-scholar of African American literature and culture brings with her into the classroom. Observations unfold by way of a critical...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (3): 529–539.
Published: 01 October 2023
..., especially the teaching of argument, postcritique has made little entry into discourses of undergraduate instruction. Attending to the New Sincerity movement in American literature, film, and music after 1980, this essay examines how teaching texts that emphasize their own sincerity (and the difficulty...
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Pedagogy (2023) 23 (1): 176–185.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Anna Barattin Abstract This piece is a reflection on spatiality as critical approach in the classroom. The article focuses on a seminar taught during spring 2019, in which cognitive mapping and thirdspace were used as tools to analyze twentieth-century American literature. Through the elaboration...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (3): 457–481.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Brianne Jaquette; Shelli Homer; Gregory D. Specter This article addresses the absence of substantial and sustained online teaching communities of college literature professors and uses the website Pedagogy & American Literary Studies to illustrate the strategies and challenges involved...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (2): 251–287.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . Klinkowitz Jerome Wallace Patricia B. , eds. 2007 . The Norton Anthology of American Literature . 7th ed , vol. E . New York : W. W. Norton . Lindemann Erika . 1993 . “ Freshman Composition: No Place for Literature .” College English 55.3 : 311 – 21 . Loeffelholz Mary...
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Pedagogy (2013) 13 (1): 158–170.
Published: 01 January 2013
... perspectives, worldviews, and cultures different from their own. As a literature teacher, he claims to use writings by American soldiers and journalists, North and South Vietnamese soldiers, Vietnamese Buddhists, and ethnic American poets in order to have students reflect on the many perspectives on the war...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (2): 374–377.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Fran L. Lassiter The article outlines the use of contemporary hip-hop lyrics to access the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. Lassiter’s essay outlines a strategy for tracing the progression and evolution of African American political and social resistance in literature and music. Furthermore...