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May 10, 2022

Video: "Native Son" by Richard Wright

National Association of Scholars

In this webinar, we discuss what makes "Native Son" a great American novel and its appeal to such a broad audience. 

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April 26, 2022

Video: "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

National Association of Scholars

Listen and watch as we discuss what makes "Little Women" a great American novel.

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April 5, 2022

Video: The Call of the Wild by Jack London

National Association of Scholars

This webinar discusses what makes Jack London's The Call of the Wild a great American novel.

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March 8, 2022

Video: "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James

National Association of Scholars

This webinar brings together scholars of Henry James to discuss what makes The Turn of the Screw a great American novel.

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February 8, 2022

Video: The Red Badge of Courage

National Association of Scholars

How does Crane depict the themes of cowardice and heroism? What makes The Red Badge of Courage a great American novel?

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January 10, 2022

The Great American Novel Series: Gilead

National Association of Scholars

Watch as Abram van Engen, Alex Engebretson, and Alex Sosler discuss Marilynne Robinson's novel "Gilead."

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January 10, 2022

Great American Literature Webinar Series

National Association of Scholars

This webinar series looks at prominent works by American authors and what they have contributed to our national literature.

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November 2, 2021

Video: The Scarlet Letter

National Association of Scholars

What makes The Scarlet Letter a great American novel? Listen in as professors Monika Elbert, Elisa New, Leland Person, and Arial Silver discuss The Scarlet Letter.

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October 5, 2021

Video: Moby Dick (Herman Melville)

National Association of Scholars

Watch as we discuss the importance of Moby-Dick with professors Jeff Bilbro, Andrew Delbanco, and Robert K. Wallace.

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September 7, 2021

Video: Twice-Told Tales

National Association of Scholars

The Great American Novel Webinar Series continues with a discussion of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short stories.

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