Recent Courses

I teach composition, creative writing, literature, and liberal arts courses. Some recent syllabi are below. I used to post more regularly about teaching (and sometimes scholarly research) here, though the blog is now semi-retired.


Spring 2021

ENG 101: Introduction to Composition & Research, using writing experiences from John Warner’s The Writer’s Practice. Syllabus 


Fall 2020

ENG 101: Introduction to Composition & Research, using writing experiences from John Warner’s The Writer’s Practice. Syllabus

ENN 198: Introduction to Creative Writing — Syllabus, with modules around:

  • Franny Choi’s from “A NEW SPECIES OF BEAUTIFUL: A Five-Workshop Curriculum on Identity & Self-Examination to Accompany Floating, Brilliant, Gone by Franny Choi,” 2015
  • odes
  • flash fiction

ENG 102: Writing Through Literature — post-apocalyptic lit, broadly construed. Syllabus


Summer 2020

LIB 200: Science, Humanism, and Technology Liberal Arts Capstone course, themed around the Netflix series Black Mirror. Syllabus

ENG 102: Writing Through Literature — topic: post-apocalyptic literature, broadly construed. Syllabus


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