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Lissette Lopez Szwydky-Davis and Sean P. Connors, Project Directors

Erin Daugherty, Program Manager

University of Arkansas NEH 2018 Summer Institute for Teachers 
247 Graduate Education
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-8757

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Dates: June 17-30, 2018 (2 weeks)
Location: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 (notification date March 31, 2018)
Stipend: $2,100 (stipends are taxable and meant to cover travel, room, and meals for participants)
Remaking Monsters and Heroines: Adapting Classic Literature for Contemporary Audiences offers K-12 educators new approaches to using and making multimedia adaptations in the classroom. The institute will focus on multimodal literacies using Frankenstein and Cinderella as its case studies. Readings and meetings will include discussions of historical contexts and literary concepts in relation to the source texts as well as theoretical approaches to their adaptations. The institute will also feature hands-on workshops to help teachers create assignments that will guide students in creating their own adaptations via blogs, video, podcasts, theater and performance, illustration, and sequential art.

Gris Grimly, Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein