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Teaching the Hunger Games in the Undergraduate American Studies Classroom

Following is a post that I wrote for the blog of the American Studies Journal. Here’s the link to the piece in its original context. Last semester, I ended my introductory American Studies seminar, Popular Culture and American Childhood, with M.T. Anderson’s wonderful 2001 young-adult dystopia…

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Books on College Teaching

Today, I asked Twitter to recommend favorite books on college teaching. I’m compiling a list here, so that interested parties can see the juice of the hive’s mindgrapes. Thanks, everyone—and keep sending me titles! Update 5/13: Tweep Sherman Dorn wrote a post in response to this…

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What’s In My Holiday Bookbag (II)

Last year around this time, I wrote a blog post that was a blatant copy of a post that Adam Golub, an alum of my graduate program and a faithful Tweep, had contributed to Forbes.com. This was the Holiday Bookbag, a simple rundown of the…

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