Boylston Hall 110 – Fong AuditoriumPre-Texts: The Arts Teach (Anything)
Learn about a program for education professionals to employ close reading and critical thinking skills by making art based on challenging texts. The pleasures of creative interpretation fuel admiration for difference among participants from diverse racial, cultural, and gender positions. Pre-Texts facilitators will share examples of remarkable learning outcomes, unique ways of evaluating students, and time-saving strategies for preparing lessons and reaching objectives. With ample time for discussion, instructors can explore ways to introduce this pedagogy into various disciplines and curricula.
Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams, Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies
Gigi Luk, Associate Professor of Education
Viviane Gontijo, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures
Adriana Gutiérrez, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures