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Teaching Awards

  • Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, UCLA (2019-2020)

Courses

Instructor of Record

  • Theatre 98T: Representing Apartheid – Cultural Production in South Africa (Spring 2018, UCLA - online)
    • Exploring South African cultural production during and in the wake of apartheid, analyzing literature, theatre, film, sport, music, dance, and religion in historical context (20 students)
  • Theatre 2: Introduction to Playwriting (Fall 2015, Riverside City College)
    • Introduction to key 20th century playwrights, methodology and practice (10 students)
  • Theatre 3: Introduction to Theatre (Fall 2015/Spring 2016, Riverside City College)
    •  Overview of theatrical history, literature, and production (120 students)
  • Theatre 9: Introduction to Dramatic Literature (Spring 2016, Riverside City College)
    • Survey of dramatic literature covering key periods within Western theatre history, modern theatrical movements, and fundamental techniques of script analysis (15 students)

 Teaching Assistant (UCLA)

  • Theatre 11: Representations of Science in Theatre (Spring 2018)
    •  Developed and taught a syllabus exploring plays that address medicine, physics, chemistry, biology as well ethical questions surrounding science and politics such as cloning, pharmacology, nuclear weapons, and evolution (20 students)
  • Theatre 10: Introduction to Theater (Summer 2017, 2019, 2020 - Online)
    •  Overview of theatrical history, literature, and production.
  • Theatre 13: Play Reading and Analysis (Fall 2017)
    • Script analysis and writing skills across movements and genres.
  • Theatre 101A: Making Tradition (Fall 2016)
    • Overview of early, global theatre history; delivered the course lecture on Medieval Drama.
  • Theatre 101B: Reconstructing Historical Pasts 1500-1850 (Winter 2017/Spring 2020)
    • Overview and close reading of 16th through 19th century drama; delivered lecture Surrealism in Spring 2020.
  • Theatre 101C: Deconstructing Theater (Spring 2017)
    • Overview of modern and contemporary performance and critical theory; delivered lecture on Posthumanism.
  • Theatre 107: Drama of Diversity (Summer 2019 - Online)
    • Performance practice and theatre tradition of minoritarian groups.
  • Theatre 113: History of Russian Theatrical Practice (Winter 2019)
    • Russian theatre history; delivered lecture course on Symbolism.

Graduate Teaching

  • Theatre 210: World Drama and Theatre - Phenomenology (Spring 2019)
    • Required graduate seminar on theories of phenomenology; delivered lecture at request of Prof. Metzger on Merleau-Ponty.
  • Theatre 216A: The Body and Performance (Fall 2018)
    • First course in the graduate theory sequence on critical theories of the body; delivered lecture at request of Prof. Suk-Young Kim on Affect Theory.
  • Theatre 216C: Transnational Media & Performance (Fall 2019)
    • Graduate theory sequence, course on theories of transnationality; delivered lecture at request of Prof. Metzger on LeFebvre.

Syllabi Developed

  • Representations of Science in Theatre 
    • Exploration of plays addressing medicine, physics, chemistry, biology as well ethical questions surrounding science and politics such as cloning, pharmacology, nuclear weapons, and evolution.
  • Representing Apartheid – Cultural Production in South Africa 
    • Exploring South African cultural production during and in the wake of apartheid, analyzing literature, theatre, film, sport, music, dance, and religion in historical contexts.
  • Introduction to Playwriting 
    • Introduction to practice and history of playwriting, including dramatic structure, action, character, and dialogue.
  • Introduction to Theatre 
    •  Overview of theatrical history, literature, and production.
  • Introduction to Dramatic Literature 
    • Survey of dramatic literature covering key periods within Western theatre history, modern theatrical movements, and fundamental techniques of script analysis.