This spring I am teaching a special topics course at Spelman on Caribbean Women Writers. I’m so excited to study some of my favorite authors with upper-level Spelman students. Check out our syllabus below and stay tuned for course updates! Cover image: Sybil Atteck, Bele
In the fall of 2018, I taught a first-year writing course at Spelman College. Our topic, American Selfie, explored representations of self in literature, media, and pop culture. Assignments included composition essentials like the Selfie Culture Position Piece, which asked students to write a persuasive essay arguing about the harms and benefits of selfie culture, …
In the spring of 2018 I had the opportunity to teach an Irish Studies course at Emory. It was such a pleasure to teach some of the texts and issues that kick started my own graduate studies! Scroll down for our syllabus and a glimpse inside our classroom.
Check out the course website for ENG 101! In the spring of 2016, I participated in Emory’s Domain of One’s Own Initiative. This program fosters digital literacy by helping students build their own websites and curate their own multimedia portfolios. I designed a first year writing course with major digital assignments prompting students think critically about travel. …
Fall 2015 I taught a section of Writing about Literature on Haunted Ireland. This course explored the supernatural in Irish literature and culture. Highlights included holding a mock-trial about a witch burning, reading Sheridan LeFanu’s lesbian vampire novella Carmilla, and exploring Irish-language mermaid poems. For their final, student completed a research project on the supernatural …
Check out the course website for my Spring 2016 course, ENG 101: Writing about Travel.
Here’s the daily reading, writing, and presentation schedule for ENG 181: Haunted Ireland, fall 2015.
Check out the syllabus for my fall 2015 course, ENG 181: Haunted Ireland.