Global Issues Through Literature, Spring 2019

Activity Type: 
Professional Development
Target Audience: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 3:30 pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:30 pm

This reading group for educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work and its context, and together we brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the text and its themes into the curriculum. Sessions usually take place in 4130 Posvar Hall (unless otherwise noted) from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Books, Act 48 credit, dinner, and parking are provided. Click on dates below to register.
January 31:The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
March 21Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi by Steve Inskeep
April 18GraceLand by Chris Albani
Contact Maja Konitzer with any questions.