Fifth Reading for Cycle 2012-2013

Cycle: Other Voices and Other Cultures in the Contemporary American Short Story

February reading: “Reading Lessons” by Edwidge Danticat

Reading Lessons

“A Haitian immigrant elementary school teacher, a resident of Miami’s Little Haiti, is asked by her boss – and lover, “Principal Boyfriend” – to tutor the illiterate mothers of two of her students.”

Read it online at the New Yorker’s website.

Colloquium: Wednesday, February 20th 2013 at 2:30 p.m.

Previous discussion online here! Included your comments under this post and/or under next Peter Savaiano’s post about this short story.

See also:

http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/danticatEdwidge.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwidge_Danticat

http://youtu.be/k5c84vfuFYE

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/backissues/2010/01/back-issues-danticat.html

http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/d/edwidge_danticat/index.html

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/edwidge_danticat/search?contributorName=Edwidge+Danticat

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