Figures of Myths and Legends II: Heroes and Villains
Also titled: King Arthur: Medieval to Modern
ENGL 218 | Purdue University | Spring 2019
Introductory survey course that is part of the English Department’s “Myths and Legends” sequence. Covers the Arthurian legend from the medieval chronicles to modern novel and film adaptations.
Led class discussion on: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; “The Death of King Arthur” from Malory’s Le Morte Darthur; Alfred Lord Tennyson, “The Lady of Shalott”; and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, “Soul’s Beauty” and “Body’s Beauty.”
Figures of Myth and Legends III: Magic and Marvels
Also titled: Tolkien on Page and Screen
ENGL 219 | Purdue University | Fall 2018
Introductory survey course that is part of the English Department’s “Myths and Legends” sequence. Covers Tolkien’s Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as well as their film adaptations.
Figures of Myth and Legends I: Dragons!
ENGL 217 | Purdue University | Spring 2018
Guest taught Jo Walton’s Tooth and Claw
Introduction to Fiction
ENGL 238 | Purdue University | Summer 2017
Guest taught Neil Gaiman’s “Why Our Future Depends on Libraries, Reading and Daydreaming: The Reading Agency Lecture, 2013” from The View From the Cheap Seats