UPCOMING COURSES: ENG 3390: African American Literature and ENG 3550: World Literature (Autumn 2019)

The course descriptions for my Autumn 2019 classes are now live: ENG 3390: African American Literature: “African African American Science & Speculative FictionSection 100 | CN 7653TuTh 3:05-4:25 PMEllis 003 What does it mean to…

“Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class” Featured in Arts & Sciences Forum!

My guest appearance in Dr. Kevin Uhalde’s HIST 1222 class was written up in OHIO’s Arts & Sciences Forum!  Entitled “Keep LARPing, Say Students in Medieval History Class,” the online article dives into Dr. Uhalde’s…

Talking about LARP in Dr. Kevin Uhalde’s HIST 1222 “Medieval History in Film & Literature”

This past week, I was invited to Dr. Kevin Uhalde‘s HIST 1222: “Medieval History in Film & Literature” (Spring 2018) class to talk about and show (high) fantasy live-action role-playing games, in particular my game…

EDtalks: “Geeking Out over Geek Love” Featuring Dr. Stevi Costa

Video for Dr. Edmond Y. Chang’s ENG 2010: Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction course “Read. Write. Bodies.” at Ohio University. Dr. Stevi Costa (University of Washington) talks about Katherine Dunn’s novel Geek Love. October…

“Project Asterisk” Presented by the LGBTQIA Scholars Academic Residence Community

Over the past two years, I have worked with the LGBTQIA Scholars Academic Residence Community (ARC).  During my first year, I taught classes designated as ARC courses, including WGS 201: Introduction to Queer Studies and…

UPCOMING COURSE: WGS 361: Gender, Film, & Media: “#BuffySlays20: Critical Approaches to Buffy the Vampire Slayer” (Summer 2017)

I have the good fortune to be teaching once again this summer for UO, and I will be reprising my Buffy the Vampire Slayer class.  This summer’s offering will be framed by the fact that…