Teaching Transatlanticism

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Interest in transatlantic literary study has intensified along with an impetus toward global studies pioneered by Paul Giles, Susan Manning, Paul Gilroy, and others.  The long nineteenth century offers a crucial timeframe for transatlantic study, given this era’s radically increasing literacy and mass-circulation print, as well as enhanced transportation and communication systems and the rise of professional authorship.

To provide one foundational resource for teaching  in this dynamic field, Teaching TransatlanticismResources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture (Edinburgh UP, 2015) outlines conceptual approaches to transatlanticism and offers practical resources ranging from individual assignment descriptions to full course designs.   The collection of essays by leading scholars and experienced professors from Canada, the UK, and the US is complemented by this website, which makes available appendices material from the collection’s authors (sample assignments, syllabi, teaching ideas, bibliographies, and more). The Teaching Transatlanticism website also invites resource submissions and news about work in the field from other current and future teachers of transatlanticism.

Below is the Table of Contents for Teaching Transatlanticism. Hyperlinks associated with individual chapter titles will take you to relevant online appendices for that essay; those materials are available only online. Hyperlinks for each contributor’s name will take you to an author bio.

Teaching Transatlanticism: Contents

Linda K. Hughes and Sarah R. Robbins
Introduction: Tracing Currents and Joining Conversations
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Appendix A
Appendix B

I. Curricular Histories and Key Trends

Christopher Gair
Rewriting the Atlantic: Symbiosis, 1997-2013
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Susan M. Griffin
On Not Knowing Any Better
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Appendix A
Appendix B

Susan David Bernstein
Transatlantic Networks in the Nineteenth Century
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II. Organizing Curriculum through a Transatlantic Lenses

Chris Koenig-Woodyard
Anthologizing and Teaching Transatlantic Literature
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Appendix A

Appendix B

Daniel Hack
“Flat Burglary”? A Course on Race, Appropriation, and Transatlantic Print Culture
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Alan Rice
Dramatising the Black Atlantic: Live Action Projects in Classrooms
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III.  Teaching Transatlantic Figures

Kate Flint
The Canadian Transatlantic: Susanna Moodie and Pauline Johnson
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Appendix

Marjorie Stone
Frederick Douglass, Maria Weston Chapman, and Harriet Martineau: Atlantic Abolitionist Networks and Transatlanticism’s Binaries
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Andrew Taylor
‘How Did you Get Here? And Where Are You Going?’: Transatlantic Literary History, Exile and Textual Traces in Herman Melville’s Israel Potter
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Sandra Zagarell
Americans, Abroad:  Reading Portrait of A Lady in a Transatlantic Context
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IV. Teaching Genres in Transatlantic Context

Tom F. Wright
Making Anglo-American Oratory Resonate
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Appendix

Meredith McGill, Scott, Challener, Isaac Cowell, Bakary Diaby, Lauren Kimball, Michael Monescalchi, and Melissa Parrish 
Genre and Nationality in Nineteenth-Century British and American Poetry
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Appendix

Linda Freedman
Prophecy, Poetry and Democracy:  Teaching through the International Lens of the Fortnightly Review
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Jennifer Phegley, John Cyril Barton, Kristin Huston, and Jarrod Roark
Teaching Transatlantic Sensations
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V.  Envisioning Digital Transatlanticism

Alison Chapman
Transatlantic Mediations:Teaching Victorian Poetry in the New Print Media
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Erik Simpson
Digital Transatlanticism: An Experience of and Reflections on Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
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Tyler Branson
21st-Century Digital Publics and 19th-Century Transatlantic Public Spheres
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VI. Afterword

Larisa Asaeli, Rachel Johnston, Molly Leverenz, and Marie Martinez
Looking Forward
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About the Contributors