There’ve been some discussions involving an SFF “canon” recently that have sent my busybrain on a whole bunch of related tangents. Bear with me. Whenever I plan a literature class, I’m heartbroken that there won’t be a time to assign all the works I’d like the students to be exposed […]
Here’s my schedule for the upcoming Boskone 49 at the Boston Westin Waterfront, Feb 17-19: Panel: SF/F/H in the Classroom, Fri 18:00 – 19:00, Griffin B.A. Chepaitis, F. Brett Cox, Jack M. Haringa (M), Kenneth Schneyer Description: Kids today don’t have to hide their SF book in class. It is […]
Those who have been interested in the Science Fiction course I discussed earlier can now see the Syllabus, paper assignments, author links and other related stuff on the LibGuide for the course: http://jwu-ri.libguides.com/lit4010_schneyer Enjoy!
Not sure this is a great idea, but I’ve resolved to begin each class session this term with a poem read aloud. Since I teach business law, this is rather a strange thing (you should have seen the looks I got on the first day), but my instincts say it’s good for […]
I’ll be attending the Wesleyan Writers Conference, June 15-20. The novelist Alexander Chee will be my faculty reader. It’s going to be a bit breathless, as I’ll have to teach two night classes in Providence on the 16th and 17th (a grand total of eight hours driving, probably not getting […]