CFP: Teaching the British Literature Survey (3/27/06; MLA '06)

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Epstein
contact email: 
repstein@mail.fairfield.edu

MLA Convention 2006
Philadelphia, PA

Special Session: Teaching the British Literature Survey

The panel solicits proposals for papers on individual approaches to teaching
the British Literature Survey or on topics related to this most
widely-taught course, such as: the historical origins of the course; its
place within English Department curricula; the major anthologies; canonicity
and text selection; periodization; implicit or explicit meta-narratives;
language, literature, and national identity; necessity or desirability of
the course; student reception; pedagogical strategies; etc. All submissions
to be considered for prospective volume on the topic.

Abstracts (300-500 words) by 3/27/06 to:
Robert Epstein
repstein_at_mail.fairfield.edu
English Department
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT 06824

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