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January 10, 2022

The Great American Novel Series: Gilead

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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

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August 10, 2021

Video: "Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

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Mark Bauerlein and Brian Jay Jones join NAS to discuss Washington Irving's classic stories, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle.

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July 1, 2021

Video: American Pastoral

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Watch this event to discover what makes American Pastoral a great American novel. This event featured Michael Wood, Matthew Shipe, and Steven Malanga.

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June 2, 2021

Video: Angle of Repose (Wallace Stegner)

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What does Stegner's writing tell us about the nature of place and the importance of understanding one's history? View the replay of our June 1 webinar to find out.

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