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Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick and the World of Whaling in the Digital Age

A Two-Week Summer Institute for School Teachers in New Bedford, Massachusetts
June 17 30, 2018

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

Melville’s Moby-Dick, named for the white whale, stands as a literary work at the center of the established canon and one of the most frequently referenced and adapted American novels. This seminar overcomes the challenges of reading this masterpiece by encountering the rich worlds of Moby-Dick so that teachers can better understand and appreciate Melville’s literary power and interpret its wonders for students.