PAMLA November 5-6: Special Session: Teaching Big Novels in Developmental Writing? Seriously (proposals 3/25/11)

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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This panel considers the role a challenging, lengthy (perhaps canonical) novel might play in the developmental, pre-collegiate writing course. Papers should address pedagogical praxis rather than re-hash perennial theoretical questions of literature's role in teaching composition. Proposals must be submitted electronically at the following address: Queries only to the contact email in this post.