This blog is for non-English majors who lightly skimmed reading assignments in high school and are now willing to read and think for fun! If you are a professional scholar in the literary world, this is probably not a blog for you.
Dana, the blogger, has a professional interest in Authentic Intellectual Work. This means focusing on improving intellectual quality in the classroom and increasing student engagement. For more information, please go to www.centerforaiw.com
By day, she does this work with a passion. By night, she is a thematic reader, examining an essential question for the year through fiction, nonfiction, film and general random conversations. While the AIW work is important, the purpose of this blog is to balance out and humanize other aspects of her life.