Pre-Texts at EdPortal
October 3,17, 24, 2016  Allston, MA

Location: Ed Portal  ( Facilitator(s): Federico Olivieri Participants: Public School Teachers Description: Public School Partnerships, in collaboration with Harvard Faculty member, Dr. Doris Sommer and her team, invites the community to learn about ways to build literacy skills through the creation of songs and cookie decorating! Pre-Texts will introduce simple ways you can explore literature at

Pre-Texts at Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
October 3, 2016  Bogotá, Colombia

Location: Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) Facilitator(s): Doris Sommer Text: “The Letters on the aesthetic education of man” (fragments) by Frederich Schiller Participants: Teachers, artists, students and members of the Department of Art at Universidad de Los Andes Description: On October 3, Professor Doris Sommer was visiting The Art History Deparment at Uniandes in

Pre-Texts at Derek Bok Center
September 21-23, 2016  Boston, MA

Location: Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University Facilitator(s): Doris Sommer Participants: Approximately 25-30 graduate students and professionals from different fields. Description: From September 21 – 23, multiple graduate students and professionals from different fields came together at Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning to rediscover learning through play. The three-day

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