Course Details for Dr. Stacey Korson - Summer - 2020

Peter Rabbit to Harry Potter: Exploring London through Children's Literature

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Assistant Professor - Department of Curriculum and Instruction (More Info)

Faculty:
Dr. Stacey Korson (More Info)

Course:
Peter Rabbit to Harry Potter: Exploring London through Children's Literature

Program Dates:
July 19, 2020 — August 04, 2020

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
LME 318

Discipline(s):
Education , English , Literature

Course Description:
Board a train like WWII child evacuees, walk the London streets like Mary Poppins, and try to find Platform 9 and 3/4 like Harry Potter. In this class we will be reading and analyzing British children’s literature, while we walk in the footsteps of your favorite characters and visit the settings of your favorite books. You will see original transcripts and drawings from classic books at the British Library, deepen your understanding of literature’s historical context at the Museum of London and Westminster Abbey, experience the making of the Harry Potter movies at the Warner Brothers Studio Tour AND encounter literary history at Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace.

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
Anticipate walking potentially 3-5 miles a day.

Course Highlights:
Coming soon