This lecture examines narratives of incarcerated women and their experiences with addressing their pasts as a means of successful reentry to society post- incarceration.
Folk tales by Charles Perrault, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, literary fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson and Aesop's fables will be discussed. Some of the oldest stories are still the best.
This session will consider the various forms and functions of poetry for young children, middle graders, and young adults. Participants will be encouraged to share their own experiences with poems and songs they have memorized from childhood.
Examination of how words and illustrations work together to tell a story. Selection and discussion of outstanding picture books from the history of children's literature.
This class with Michael Wiant of Dickson Mounds Museum will highlight archaeological field work and the discovery of extraordinary objects.