A Road Course in Early American Literature
Thomas Hallock: Travel and Teaching from Atzlán to Amherst
Palatka, Fla. — 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
Boston, Mass. — 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
Iverness, Fla. — Searching for Tatham Mound
“Lightning Talk” — USF St. Pete
The Road Course in five minutes!
St. Petersburg, Fla. — 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.
Palatka, Fla. — 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.