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Studies in Place, Literature, & Culture

 

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Robert Brooke works with place conscious education through the Nebraska Writing Project. His 2003 book Rural Voices: Place-Conscious Education and the Teaching of Writing, explores place teaching in eight Nebraska communities. Courses he offers where students can do place-conscious work include
* English 992B: Place Conscious Teaching
* English 4/875: Rhetoric: Place Conscious Writing
* English 454: Advanced Writing Projects
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Tom GannonBesides writing extensively on ecocritical & animal-rights issues, Professor Gannon teaches several Native Literature courses that have a concerted place-based/eco-emphasis:
    * English 245E: Native American Literature(s)
    * English 245N: Native Women Writers
    * English 445E/845E: Native American Literature(s)
Tom also teaches a "unit" on ecocriticism in his Lit-Crit/Theory courses (ENGL 270, ENGL 471/871). In terms of literary theory, he hopes to popularize the "school" of z÷ocriticism.
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Fran Kaye
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Tom Lynch
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Mary K. Stillwell
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