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Donnerstag 16.05. 16.00 Uhr

Digital Tools in Literature Classes

A Digital Approach to Teaching Adichie’s Short Fiction

Teacher Training


Location: digital via Zoom
Duration: 16:00-18:00
Admission: Free
Language: English
Register: Please register here


In this keynote presentation and a subsequent Q&A, we investigate how digital tools can contribute to an in-depth understanding of the short story “The Thing Around Your Neck”. This involves the aspects of interactivity, digital text production, generative AI, and instant feedback, serving as a basis for general reflections on the potential and challenges of digital tools in literature lessons.

This event is part of our event series on the new English Abitur Schwerpunkt On the Move – Migration and Cross-Cultural Encounters in which we examine the short stories of the American authors from different perspectives. Together with the University of Stuttgart, we combine diverse voices from the U.S., American literary and cultural studies and recent insights in English language education. We kicked off our series in the fall of 2023 with online talks which are still available to watch on our YouTube channel @DAZStuttgart.


With: Sebastian Schult, Seminar Stuttgart
Concept and Moderation: Dr. Saskia Schabio (University of Stuttgart) and Kathrin Büttner (DAZ)
In Cooperation with: the Department of American Literature and Culture at the University of Stuttgart and the project ReaLiTea which aims at bridging the gap between theories and practice.