A Road Course in American Literature

Thomas Hallock: Stories about literature and place

William Bartram at Satsuma Springs

William Bartram and Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Florida's St. Johns River. (Directors made me take off my glasses!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGDGH_SjrV8&list=PLSt3RZsef5wcBPU79hQyCe8FBXFt1IBHS

Sarah’s Ghost

Student Kaylie Murphy, interpreting Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography (first verse) and Susanna Rowson's Sarah (second verse). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEeX2aZGUaI  

Florida’s 2013 Quincentennial

Recognizing 500 years since Ponce de Leon’s first Florida landing, the Florida Humanities Council landed a fat grant. To speculate on how the money should be spent, scholars gathered in St. Petersburg for a one-day conference.

How to Approach Bartram’s “Travels”

I took Amtrak from Tampa to Palatka for this conference, a two-day shindig sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council honoring William Bartram’s travels up the St. Johns River through Putnam County, Florida.