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Shelley Fisher Fishkin <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 14 Aug 2000 20:26:54 -0500
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I am posting this notice on behalf of Thomas Akbari of Rutgers.

>We'd like to bring the Teaching Literature Conference to the attention of
>the Mark Twain Circle of America. The conference will be a forum, sponsored
>by the Teaching Literature Group at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, for
>concerning the teaching of literature in colleges and universities. It will
>occur 24 March 2001 on the Rutgers campus. The deadline for proposals is 15
>October. A full call for papers is below.
>If possible, could you pass on this notice, post it on your group's
>website, or perhaps link to ours <>?
>Thank you for your consideration.
>Yours sincerely,
>Thomas Akbari
>Teaching Literature Group
>Department of English
>Rutgers University
>510 George Street
>New Brunswick, NK  08901-1167
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>organized by the Teaching Literature Group at
>Rutgers University
>New Brunswick, NJ
>Saturday, 24 March 2001
>Proposals due 15 October 2000
>We invite submissions to an open forum of ideas and methods in the teaching
>of literature.
>Possible topics:
>genre   period    seminars   survey classes    technology
>translated texts   foreign language   teaching majors or non-majors
>theory   teaching a thematically-based literature course
>teaching literature at different types of institutions
>using film, music, visual arts, or non-literary texts
>graduate student training for teaching literature
>teaching literature in humanities departments
>Submit a paper, two-page abstract or proposal for a panel, presentation,
>10- to 15-minute class, workshop, roundtable, or other creative method for
>modeling effective teaching practices.
>mail to:
>Teaching Literature Conference
>Department of English
>510 George Street
>Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
>New Brunswick, NJ  08901-1167
>or email to:
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>Check for continuing developments and more specific details at:

Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Professor, American Studies
University of Texas
Austin TX 78712
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