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| Stipend | New Bedford Whaling Museum |

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

A Summer Virtual Institute for School Teachers
June 21 July 1, July 6-9, 2021

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021 (no new application is needed for those who submitted for the postponed 2020 Institute)

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.