High school students from the Open Minds Saturday Program
read Jorge Luis Borges’s “The Circular Ruins
.” Special thanks to Colton Valentine (Harvard College ’16)
for facilitating and to Anne Sanderson
for making this collaboration possible.
Pre-Texts at Harvard
Pre-Text Course, Spanish 90p
Pre-Textos: Las artes interpretan
Starting with the classic Pedro PÃ¡ramo by Juan Rulfo, Professor Doris Sommer and Visiting College Professor Kahlil Chaar-Pérez used the Pre-Texts methodology to teach Spanish to Harvard College students.
A look at a few of the final projects from the Pre-Textos class!
A detail of a charcoal drawing inspired by Pablo Neruda’s “Poema 1.”
Media presentation inspired by Jorge Luis Borges’s “La Biblioteca de Babel.”
A collage tile piece inspired by Octavio Paz’s Salamandra.
Newspaper collage inspired by Octavio Paz’s El mono gramático.
Freshman Seminary 36i
Reading Theater Politically
“Bad” Women in French Literature
ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Professor Andreea Marculescu used Pre-Texts principles for her Freshman Seminar, Reading Theater Politically, as well as her French course, “Bad” Women in French Literature.
“How to Identify a Witch”
A student drawing inspired by Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.
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