Let's Talk about Hemingway-KEET-TV
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KEET-TV invites you to join Humboldt State University English professor Dr. Janelle Adsit, as she and her diverse panel of educators from across the country explore Hemingway's writings from various viewpoints.
This discussion should prove to be very intriguing as each panelist expresses their thoughts about Hemingway's work. Please look to the right to read the bios of each panelist.
We will begin with two short clips from the Hemingway series followed by a discussion. Questions from the audience are encouraged.
Corporate funding for HEMINGWAY was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by the Annenberg Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and by ‘The Better Angels Society,’ and its members John & Leslie McQuown, the Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust, John & Catherine Debs, The Fullerton Family Charitable Trust, the Kissick Family Foundation, Gail M. Elden, Gilchrist & Amy Berg, Robert & Beverly Grappone, Mauree Jane & Mark Perry; and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.
Hemingway Screener - Opening Sequence
Hemingway Clip Reel - Opening Sequence
Hemingway Screener - Excerpt 1
Clip of Hemingway Engagement Reel - Excerpt 1
- Dr. Janelle Adsit
Dr. Janelle Adsit is an Assistant Professor of English (Writing Practices) at Humboldt State University and affiliated faculty in the Environmental Studies undergraduate program. Janelle has published three books meant to support the teaching of creative writing. She is editor of Critical Creative Writing: Essential Readings on the Writer's Craft (2018) and author of the book Toward an Inclusive Creative Writing: Threshold Concepts to Guide the Literary Writing Curriculum (2017). She also co-authored, with Renée M. Byrd, the book Writing Intersectional Identities: Keywords for Creative Writers (2019). She is currently working on a text that brings together pluriversal studies, contemplative practice, and the environmental humanities. This book is forthcoming from Routledge next year. As a creative writer, Janelle is interested in ecopoetics. Her books include the poetry collection Unremitting Entrance, which is a meditation on grief in relation to place and environment. She has also written a chapbook titled Press Yourself Against a Mirror.
- Ann Putnam
Ann Putnam has taught creative writing gender studies and Hemingway at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington for many years. She's published short stories, essays, and book reviews, and most recently a memoir, FULL MOON AT NOONTIDE: A DAUGHTER'S LAST GOODBYE (U of Iowa Press). She has made six trips to Cuba and has recently completed CUBAN QUARTERMOON, a novel in which Hemingway appears.
- Eric Bennett
Eric Bennett is the author of Workshops of Empire: Stegner, Engle, and American Creative Writing during the Cold War (2015) and a novel, A Big Enough Lie (2015), about the Iraq War and publishing scandals. His scholarship centers on the role the early Cold War played in establishing the norms and practices of creative writing programs since mid-century. He holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Iowa and a PhD in English from Harvard University. He is a professor of English and the director of American Studies at Providence College in Rhode Island.
- Reggie Edmonds
Reggie Edmonds is a poet, educator, and cultural curator.
- Max Pinigis
Max Pinigis is a 6th-grade language arts teacher in Baltimore. He is an alumnus of Humboldt State University, a writer, and a long-time reader of Hemingway.
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