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Behind the Read

Behind the Read

By The NEA Big Read Lakeshore
Big Read Lakeshore of Hope College is proud to present Behind the Read, a podcast series that offers listeners insights and perspectives on all what goes into, around and behind the act of reading. Our host and program director Dr. Deb Van Duinen will talk all things reading, literacy and books with friends of the Big Read Lakeshore.

Behind the Read is a production of Hope College’s Big Read Lakeshore program. Through Big Read events and programming, we promote and foster a culture along the West Michigan Lakeshore where reading matters.

Learn more at bigreadlakeshore.com!
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Karen Rowe | Reading is building community
In this podcast episode, I talk with Karen Rowe, Black River High School English teacher. We talk about her involvement with the Big Read (eight years!) and how she's seen reading benefit and build community. Karen uses examples from her own classroom, other classrooms, and even her daughter to share ideas and tools for utilizing reading in a community. We are so grateful for Karen! Learn more about our program at bigreadlakeshore.com and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date on all things Big Read!
29:21
October 1, 2021
Professor Bill Moreau | Reading is connecting the greater storyline
In this podcast episode, I talk with Professor Bill Moreau, associate professor of English at Hope College. Our conversation is focused on the strategies he uses to emphasize literature and reading with his students, both at the high school and college levels. Bill has a keen understanding teaching the greater storyline of literature and shares some of the strategies he uses with his students! Learn more about our program at bigreadlakeshore.com and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date on all things Big Read! Contact Professor Moreau: https://hope.edu/directory/people/moreau-bill/index.html
43:46
September 3, 2021
Dr. Tato Gyulamiryan | "Reading is like going on a trip together"
In this podcast episode, I talk with Dr. Tatevik (Tato) Gyulamiryan, associate professor of Spanish at Hope College. In our conversation, Tato explains why the Big Read Lakeshore is her favorite event on campus and reflects on the ways she makes the study of literature timely, relevant, and engaging to the college students in her classes. Learn more about our program at bigreadlakeshore.com and follow us on social media to stay up-to-date on all things Big Read! Contact Dr. Tato Gyulamiryan: https://hope.edu/directory/people/gyulamiryan-tatevik/index.html
36:45
August 19, 2021
Introducing... Behind the Read!
Big Read Lakeshore of Hope College is proud to present Behind the Read, a podcast series that offers listeners insights and perspectives on all what goes into, around and behind the act of reading. Tune into our biweekly podcast!
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August 12, 2021