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About the Map of Kansas Literature
This Map of Kansas Literature is a project of Washburn University Students who have enrolled in a Kansas Literature course titled Mapping Kansas Literature. Taught twice by Tom Averill of the English Department and Carol Yoho of the Art/CIS departments, the course is designed to combine a standard literature course with the use of Internet, Web technology. The site is created using Dreamweaver.
Each semester, students have a hefty list of required books. Their first web page is their response the work of one of those Kansas writers. Then, using the Overview of Kansas Literature, they are asked to select another Kansas writer to research for a second web page to be posted by the end of the semester.
We are proud to present the 47 pages we've posted so far, but we are aware that many Kansas writers who deserve a presence on our map have not yet been researched and included. We hope to teach the course again in the near future, and continue to expand our contribution to the understanding of Kansas wrters and Kansas. Meanwhile, we have created as many links to as many other websites as we can find, and those are at the bottom of each Author page. As you follow those links, you will see a wealth of writers who have created, and continue to create, Kansas Literature.
If you have any questions about the map, don't hesitate to contact Tom Averill at Washburn University: firstname.lastname@example.org