Global Literature Online Book Group for Educators

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A partnership of international study centers on Harvard's campus, this online reading series for K-12 educators explores literature from five global regions: Africa, Asia, Latin America, Russia /Eurasia, the Middle East, and the Muslim world. Workshop participants have the opportunity to discuss works of global literature with scholars and authors in live, online conversations.   

2014–15 Book Group

The four books for the 2014–15 Global Literature Online Book Group beginning in January 2015 are A Constellation of Vital PhenomenaThe Sound of Things FallingBrooklyn Heights, and Sea of Poppies. For more information about the program and the books, please see the Global Literature Online Book Group page on the Global Studies Outreach website. 


Registration for Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh will be opening in the fall. The discussion will be Thursday, November 5, 2015. 

Recordings of past sessions

These recordings will launch through Flash as an AdobeConnect recording and may take a minute to load. 

This program is co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for African Studies, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard, Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University South Asia Institute.