IWT Workshops

  • Curriculum Conversation #2: The Scarlet Letter
  • Curriculum Conversation: Homer's The Odyssey
  • Curriculum Conversation: Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn: Facing the Challenge of Teaching an American Classic
  • Curriculum Conversation: Richard Wright’s Black Boy (American Hunger)
  • Curriculum Conversation: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: More than a Love Story?
  • Fiction from the Inside Out
  • Invention and the Art of Revision
  • Learning through Listening: An Inquiry
  • Poetry for Today's Classrooms: Emily Dickinson and Reading Contemporary Poetry
  • Ranking, Evaluating, Liking: A Workshop on Assessment
  • Reading and Writing Nature
  • Thinking Historically Through Writing: Case Studies in the Judicial System
  • Thinking Historically through Writing: Rethinking Global History
  • Thinking through Narrative
  • Writing from and about the Natural World
  • Writing to Read Historical Fiction: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
  • Writing to Read Scientific Texts
  • Writing to Read Young Adult Memoir
  • Writing to Read: Reading History / Writing Memory: Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things
  • Writing to Read: Texts on Memory and Identity

Writer as Reader Workshops

  • A Modest Proposal: Reading Jonathan Swift in the Age of Stephen Colbert
  • Beloved Community or Reality TV? The Hunger Games and Facebook
  • Discovering Voice: Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own
  • Do We Read What is on the Page? Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken" and "Fire and Ice"
  • Embracing Uncertainty: Belief and Doubt in Hamlet and Copenhagen
  • Immigrant-Insider: Im/Possibilities of Belonging in Krik? Krak! and Drown
  • In Different Voices: T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land" and Ann Lauterbach's "Alice in the Waste Land"
  • In Their Own Words: Historical Documents in Letters of a Nation
  • Manifestos of Personal Liberty: Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass and the Seneca Falls Conference
  • Mythic Images in Modern Times: The Metamorphosis of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
  • Rebels and Angels: Jane Eyre—A Performative Workshop
  • Rewriting the Gothic: Brontë’s Wuthering Heights and Egan’s The Keep
  • Shame and Shaming: Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis and Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye
  • Summoning Order Out of Disorder: Toni Morrison's A Mercy
  • The Art of Argument: Sophocles' Antigone
  • The Challenges of Teaching the Genre of Testimony: New Classroom Approaches to Elie Wiesel’s Night
  • The Fictions of Thomas Jefferson: Notes on the State of Virginia, The Declaration of Independence, and The Federalist Papers
  • The Limits of Forgiveness: Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Ian McEwan’s Atonement
  • The Literary Use of Dialect: A New Reading of John Steinbeck'sThe Grapes of Wrath
  • The Pride of Wisdom: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Kurzweil’s “The Coming Merger of Mind and Machine”
  • This is What a Feminist Looks Like: Performance-based Writing Strategies for Reenvisioning Nora in A Doll’s House
  • Visual Thinking & Storytelling: nonfiction & fiction in Persepolis and other coming-of-age graphic novels
  • Writing Letters: Alice Walker’s Color Purple and 19th-Century Women’s Letters