La Crosse Reads welcomes Dr. Deborah Appleman February 23rd and February 24th, 2017.
Deborah Appleman is the Hollis L. Caswell professor of educational studies and director of the Summer Writing Program at Carleton College. Professor Appleman’s recent research has focused on teaching college-level language and literature courses at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater for inmates who are interested in pursing post-secondary education. She recently edited an anthology of her students’ work titled From the Inside Out: Letters to Young Men and Other Writings Poetry and Prose from Prison.
Professor Appleman taught high school English for nine years before receiving her doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She was also a visiting professor at Syracuse University and at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Reading for Themselves: How to Transform Adolescents into Lifelong Readers Through Out-of-Class Book Clubs, Teaching Literature to Adolescents, Critical Encounters in High School English: Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents, Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing, and most recently, Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading.
To view a bibliography of Professor Appleman’s work, click here.
Deborah Appleman Keynote (UW-L)
A keynote from the Hollis L. Caswell professor of educational studies at Carleton College, Minnesota. Appleman’s research focuses on teaching college-level language and literature courses at the Minnesota Correctional Facility, Stillwater (MN).Book-signing 45 minutes prior.
Event Location: University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2130 Granddad, New Student Union, La Crosse, WI 54601
Date: Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Book: A Lesson Before Dying