711: Teaching Literature to Non–English Majors

12:00 PM–1:15 PM Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Water Tower

Session Information

Description: With the decline of English majors, faculty members face many challenges: How do we interest students in literary study? How can we advocate for the humanities? This session aims to provide a forum for discussing successful strategies that attract students from outside English departments to literature courses. Participants analyze best practices in teaching across departments.

Related Material: For related material, write to rrosenb@cnu.edu after 15 Dec.


Roberta Rosenberg, Harvard Inst.


Jeffrey Turco, Purdue U, West Lafayette

Douglas G. Dowland, Ohio Northern U

Rebecca Olson, Oregon State U

Julie Elaine Goodspeed-Chadwick, Indiana U–Purdue U, Indianapolis


Michael Johnston, Purdue U, West Lafayette