Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Fwd: hello from ModPo! — we start on Saturday, September 9

Begin forwarded message:

From: Modern & Contemporary American Poetry ("ModPo") Course Team <>
Date: August 30, 2017 at 8:56:55 AM EDT
To: "Scott Lord" <>
Subject: hello from ModPo! — we start on Saturday, September 9

Dear Scott Lord & all those enrolled in ModPo:

I'm writing you briefly this morning from the Kelly Writers House in Philadelphia, PA, USA, to say hello, and welcome you (or welcome you back) to ModPo, our course on—and community gathered around—modern and contemporary U.S. poetry.

I will be writing again in the coming days. Please forgive the flurry of pre-course messages!

If you are receiving this message, you are properly enrolled in our course. Even though our discussions, and our movement through the nine "chapters" (sections) of the course won't officially begin until Saturday, September 9, you now have complete access to everything in the ModPo site. Please explore. Just go here:

—and have a look around.

Be sure to click on "Resources" in the left-side menu. Click on all the links there, and you'll learn a lot about what ModPo is and what ModPo people do.

If you have questions, you can contact us at

For those of you who are returning to ModPo—and/or who have been enrolled since at least a year ago—I urge you to consider "doing" the 10-week course again with us during the September-through-November 2017 intensive mode. You will find that there are new poems and new video discussions added to our supplemental/parallel syllabus, ModPoPLUS.

If you are doing ModPo for a second, third, fourth, fifth, or sixth (!) time, I invite you to take the course through ModPoPLUS, through the TRC (Teacher Resource Center) and/or through CCCR (our crowdsourced close readings syllabus). There's PLENTY for you to do that will be new and fresh for you. Not to mention: you'll be able to talk with a new community of first-time ModPo'ers.

More from me again later. Meantime, once again, I want to say hello and welcome to a poetic community that has made my intellectual, aesthetic and personal life (yes) better and deeper these past six years.

Yours poetically,


P.S. Please, please tell your friends, colleagues, family, students and co-workers about ModPo. Forward this message to them. Give them this web address

—where they can enroll. ModPo is free (no cost whatever, no hidden costs, no pricetag at all) and open to all and a very friendly place for people who know poetry but also those who are true novices.

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: You Are Enrolled: Improve Your Research Skills

Begin forwarded message:

From: Canvas Network <>
Date: August 29, 2017 at 9:24:59 PM EDT
Subject: You Are Enrolled: Improve Your Research Skills

You Are Enrolled

Hi Scott Lord,

You are now enrolled in Improve Your Research Skills on Canvas Network!

Your course will begin on September 11, 2017 and can be accessed here.

For your reference, please see the details of your enrollment below, and retain a copy of this e-mail for your records.

Keep learning,

Canvas Network

Access Your Course

Enrollment ID: 295230-12175
Listing ID: 12175

Friday, August 25, 2017

Fwd: You completed Coursera Beta Tester Community!

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From: "Coursera" <>
Date: August 25, 2017 at 5:16:41 PM EDT
To: "Scott Lord" <>
Subject: You completed Coursera Beta Tester Community!

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Enrolled in course

Begin forwarded message:

From: iversity <>
Date: August 22, 2017 at 1:52:47 PM EDT
To: Scott Lord <>
Subject: Enrolled in course

Enrolled in course
Cultures and Identities in Europe - Past, Present and Future
Hello Scott ,

You are now successfully enrolled in "Cultures and Identities in Europe - Past, Present and Future".

We're looking forward to learning with you!

Here's a welcome message from your course instructor(s):
Welcome! In this MOOC we are going to discover what European identity is and what we understand and promote as European culture together. We will look at fundamental European policies on culture, creativity and the media, with a specific focus on urban settings. The course critically explores the formation of diverse identities and cultures in Europe, and sheds light on the importance of past memories and shared heritages in this process.

Best regards,
Your team at iversity

Your 50 Years of Hitchcock Certificate!

Sent from my iPad

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From: ILEARN <>
Date: August 21, 2017 at 8:38:34 AM EDT
To: ÔªøScott Lord <>
Subject: Your 50 Years of Hitchcock Certificate!

Congratulations ÔªøScott Lord!


Please find your personalized Certificate of Completion attached to this email message.

Thanks again for being a part of "TCM Presents the Master of Suspense: 50 Years of Hitchcock," and please keep the conversation going at #Hitchcock50!

Best Wishes,

Your Friends at Turner Classic Movies, Ball State University, and Canvas Network


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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Fwd: A Quiet Passion Emily Dickinson film

Begin forwarded message:

From: "Filreis, Al" <>
Date: August 5, 2017 at 7:58:34 AM EDT
To: Scott Lord <>
Subject: Re: A Quiet Passion Emily Dickinson film

Thanks, Scott. I'll find that movie and will watch! Hope you are well! - Al

On Aug 4, 2017, at 12:41 AM, Scott Lord <> wrote:

   Hi Al,
    We met in Cambridge while you were here and thanks again for coming. Quickly, a biopic on Emily Dickinson is on cable television and I thought of you.
     One of the Carradines plays her father. The movie is great. It's called A Quiet Passion.
      I remember when I left college The Belle of Amherst was a new movie.

Hope you get to see it and I look forward to Mod Po in September.

Scott Lord
Online student.

Sent from my iPad

Thursday, August 3, 2017

OpenLearn Statement of participation

From: The OpenLearn team <>
Date: August 4, 2017 at 12:02:17 AM EDT
To: Scott Lord <>
Subject: OpenLearn Statement of participation

Dear Scott Lord,

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