MY CLASSES


UCOR101 "Thinking and Writing Across the Curriculum"

  • Cover a side spectrum of texts including essays, film, reality TV, and scientific data
  • Equip first year students to write rhetorical analyses, evaluative essays, and research proposals
  • Prepare students of all majors to hone their writing, critical thinking, speaking, and editing skills
  • Course Texts: Lunford's, et. al. Everything's an Argument, Troyka's, et. al. Quick Access Compact

UCOR102 "Imaginative Literature and Critical Writing"

  • Cover genres including poetry, short story, novel, drama, and film
  • Equip first year students to write close readings, compare and contrast, and research papers
  • Prepare students of all majors to hone their writing, critical thinking, speaking, and editing skills
  • Course Texts: Literature Anthology, Toni Morrison's Jazz, August Wilson's Fences and The Piano Lesson, Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, David Sedaris' Me Talk Pretty One Day, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

ENG350 "Literary Theory"

  • Cover major schools of literary and cultural criticism
  • Prepare English, cultural studies, and creative writing majors to create and present their thesis proposal to faculty
  • Equip juniors and seniors to write their senior thesis
  • Course Texts: Peter Barry's Beginning Theory, Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Danger of a Single Story"

Guest lecture, "Beyoncé and Feminism" in Ms. Jen Kane's 8th grade class at The Neighborhood Academy

Guest lecture, "The Benefits of Grad School" in Ms. Linda Reznik's Senior Seminar for Dance Majors at Point Park University