What does it mean to “read” an audiobook? What happens when we teach literary audio in the university classroom? How can we prepare our students for success in reading and listening to audio literature?
Featuring a round-table conversation with graduate students Ghislaine Comeau, Andy Perluzzo, Ella Jando-Saul and Maia Harris at Concordia University and an interview with Dr. Jentery Sayers from the University of Victoria, this episode, hosted by Dr. Michelle Levy and SFU graduate student Maya Schwartz, thinks through the challenges and opportunities of inviting audiobooks into the literary classroom.
- Excerpt of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye. As referenced in the episode, the spacing of the words on the page changes, getting closer together with each successive reading.
- Excerpt of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye, continued.