The Risks and Rewards of Teaching Pop Culture

Amity Reading Department of English DePauw University Like any other discipline, medieval literature has its own unique challenges when it comes to teaching. If students can manage to get past the complicated historical context, convoluted language, and sometimes inscrutable narrative digressions, they are still frequently left with a paradoxical kind… Read More

Latinos in Rural America: A Public Humanities Community-Engaged Learning Project

  Clara Román-Odio Professor of Spanish Kenyon College   A significant body of research on mastery of academic content, career choice, and civic engagement substantiates community-engaged learning as a high-impact pedagogy.  As Adler-Kassner et. al (1997) claim, “service learning in the context of Composition can increase students’ conception of the… Read More