Paul Lewis, “Forgotten Chapters in Boston Literary History”, seminar & exhibit at BPL & online. Project in civic humanities & digital humanities. Use student research to take work into the community.
“How did Poe know that Longfellow’s reputation would not hold up?”. Opportunity to celebrate our literary heritage, Boston was not on AAA guide to best literary sites. Lack of identifying marks on important buildings, eg early American feminists. Old Corner Bookstore, most important site for literary Boston is now Chipotle with only a tiny sign.
Course had some funding.