Building Empathy in the Literature Classroom
How do we help students grapple with race, power, and poetic language? What do student gain by putting Shakespeare in conversation with Poe, Clifton, and today’s social issues?
Explore resources related to race and literature. Consider the problems with calling Shakespeare “universal.” Use literature as a catalyst for courageous conversations.
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Wide World of Folger
Premodern Race and Religion
Part of the CRC Series. In this conversation, scholars speaking across disciplines will discuss how tropes established about certain religious identities travel and were often then applied to other groups in premodern visual and historical representations.