Possible contributions might explore
- methods of teaching we employ, with a particular emphasis on using Gulliver’s Travels as a prompt to pedagogic experimentation.
- selections or extracts from the novel that we teach and the purposes they serve from discipline to discipline.
- disciplinary possibilities and limitations of the text.
- using Gulliver’s Travels to teach formal disciplinary requirements such as the use of evidence, the nature of genre, the skills of close reading, writing style modeling, etc.
- varied student responses to the Travels across stages of learning (from first-year undergraduate courses to graduate seminars)
- reaction of students across different educational contexts and institutional settings such as the community college, the four-year “commuter campus,” the liberal arts college, etc.
- engagement of the student’s social identity in reading and responding to the book.
- interactions that Gulliver’s Travels generates in the classroom: the moral, political, social, and aesthetic concerns it raises.
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