Teaching Early American Topics


Society of Early Americanists Teaching Panels, ALA Conferences

Archival Research and Editing in the Early American Classroom, Theresa Strouth Gaul, Texas Christian University

Abstract: Archival Research and Editing in the Early American Classroom, Theresa Strouth Gaul, Texas Christian University

Blogging the Early American Novel; Or, How a Research Project Taught Engagement, Intellectual Citizenship, and Real World Skills, Lisa Logan, University of Central Florida

Handout: Blogging the Early American Novel, Lisa Logan, University of Central Florida

Reconceptualizing the Early American Literature Survey Term Paper, Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Searching for Childhood: Using Early American Imprints to Teach the History of American Children’s Literature, Karen Roggenkamp, Texas A&M University, Commerce

Undergraduates in the Archives: Transcribing Quaker-Native Manuscripts, 1796-1801, Keat Murray, Swarthmore College


Additional Resources -- Bibliographies and Sources Compiled from the SEA list-serv

“Early American Adaptations,” Zabelle Stodola, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Please click on the link below for “the compilation of early American texts / authors / topics and their later--mostly contemporary--revisions and revisitations. Hope this is helpful as we put together our fall syllabi or consider new course offerings in the future. Thanks to everyone for all the responses,” Zabelle Stodola. Early American Adaptations

“Scenes of Instruction in Early America,” Daphna Atias, University of Michigan

Please click on the link for the compilation of early American pedagogy sources: Bibliography – Scenes of Instruction in Early America