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Conversations in Literature
Conversations in Literature — Workshop
About CONVERSATIONS IN LITERATURE

Individual Program
Descriptions

1. Responding
as Readers


2. Envisioning

3. Stepping In

4. Moving Through

5. Rethinking

6. Objectifying
the Text


7. The Stances
in Action


8. Returning to the
Classroom





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Credits
Conversations in Literature

Video
Executive Producer
Lee Cohen Hare

Content Development
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Producer
Lee Cohen Hare

Writer
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Editor
Michael Fevang

Director
Joshua Seftel

Program Participants
Dale Allender, Ph.D
Rafael Alvarez
Patricia Bradford
Patricia Elam
Bobbi Ciriza Houtchens
Carol Jago
Jeffrey Wilhelm, Ph.D
Linda Williams


Additional Producing
Diane Harrison
Joshua Seftel
Michael Fevang
William Beustring

Project Coordinator
Sarah Blattner

Associate Producer
Tiffany Judkins

Original Music
Composer
Eric Goldberg
Guitar
Paul Carr
Produced at Audiodrome

Opening Titles
Creative Director
Fred Salkind
Executive Producer
Stephanie Masarsky
Associate Producer
Bruce Adams
Digital Artist
David Rogers
Designer
Adam Gault
Sound Design
Dan Ricci

Videographers
Bob Peterson
Tim Pugh
Jon Cavanaugh
Greg Larson
Kevin Cloutier
Blake Hottle
Frank Leung
Kim Moir


Sound
Jim Peterson
Gordon Masters
David Wainright
Carl Devos

Post Production Sound
John Davidson
David Wainwright

National Advisory Panel
Dale Allender, Ph.D
Arthur N. Applebee, Ph.D
Elizabeth Close
Shawn Eric DeNight, Ph.D
Frank Horstman, Ph.D
Judith A. Langer, Ph.D
Alfredo Celedon Lujan
Elizabeth Penfield, Ph.D
Sallie Snyder
Betty Tillman

For Maryland Public Television
Senior Director of Education
Christie Timms

Director of Business Affairs
Joan Foley

Chief Content Advisor
Judith A. Langer, Ph.D

Executive in Charge of Production
Gail Porter Long

For Annenberg Media
Project Officer
Gordon Lewis

©Annenberg Media 2002

Invidiual Workshop Video Credits
Workshop One
Writer
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Thanks to
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Power Plant

Workshop Two
Writers

Diane Harrison
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Thanks to
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Power Plant
H&R Block

From Literary Visions
"Oranges" From New and Selected Poems by Gary Soto ©1995. Published by Chronicle books, San Francisco. Used with Permission.

Workshop 3
Writers
Diane Harrison
Ann Chatterton Klimas

From Literary Visions
The Lifeguard
Copyright © 1961 by James Dickey
By permission of Wesleyan University Press

First Confession by Frank O'Connor
Used by permission of JOAN DAVES
Copyright © 1981 as it appears in COLLECTED STORIES

Workshop 4
Writers
Ann Chatterton Klimas
Julia Andrews

Lost Sister Dramatization
Director
Joshua Seftel
Line Producer
Rachel Gunther
Director of Photography
Ken Willinger
Sound
Tom Williams
Production Assistants
Dara Horetneblas
Mark Hartley
Lewis Fojtic
J.D. Devans

All Gone Dramatization
Director
Lee Cohen Hare
Videographer
Kevin Cloutier
Associate Producer
Bill Beustring

Workshop 5
Writers
Diane Harrison
Lee Cohen Hare
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Scenes from Hamlet
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Courtesy of Castle Rock Productions

Workshop 6
Writers
Diane Harrison
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Workshop 7
Writer
Ann Chatterton Klimas

House on Mango Street Dramatization
Director
Joshua Seftel
Line Producer
Rachel Gunther
Director of Photography
Ken Willinger
Sound
Tom Williams
Production Assistants
Dara Horetneblas
Mark Hartley
Lewis Fojtic
J.D. Devans

From Literary Visions
"Landscape with the Fall of Icarus" by William Carlos
Williams. Collected Poems 1909 - 1939 Vol. I, 1939 -
1962 Vol. II, Copyright 1938 by New Directions
Publishing Corp. 1962 by William Carlos Williams. Used
with Permission of New Directions.

"To a Friend Whose Work has Come to Triumph" by
Anne Sexton. Copyright © 1962 by Anne Sexton. Used
with permission of Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.

Workshop 8
Writers
Diane Harrison
Lee Cohen Hare
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Online/Print Supporting Materials
Online Design Bean Creative

Technical Support David J. Tauriello, Online Producer, MPT

Content Development Sarah Blattner

Writers Sarah Blattner
Ann Chatterton Klimas

Content Consultants
Judith A. Langer, Ph.D., Director, Center on English
Learning and Achievement (CELA), State University of
New York, Albany

Dale Allender, Ph.D., Associate Executive Director of
the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Arthur N. Applebee, Ph.D., Director, Center on English
Learning and Achievement (CELA), State University of
New York, Albany

Elizabeth Close, Director of Educational Outreach,
Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA)

Shawn Eric DeNight, Ph. D., English Department Chair,
Miami Edison Senior High School, Florida

Frank Horstman, Ph.D., K-12 Specialist in English
Language Arts, Maryland State Department of
Education

Alfredo Celedon Lujan, English Teacher, Native
American Preparatory School, San Ysidro, New Mexico

Elizabeth Penfield, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of English,
University of New Orleans

Sallie Snyder, former Language Arts/Reading
Supervisor, Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Betty Tillman, English Teacher, Raoul Wallenberg
Traditional High School, San Francisco, CA

Article
A Response-Based Approach to Reading Literature by Judith
Langer, from Language Arts, copyright 1994 by the National
Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Photographs
Workshop 3: Susan Noonan, MPT
Langer and Applebee: Elena Siebert

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