About Me

Pyschology, UCLA, Masters in Organizational Development, University of San Francisco

Courses

SciFi Novels

This class will focus on the work of great 20th century science-fiction writers through the lens of social critique. Novels will include Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, and George Orwell’s 1984. Students will engage in guided and careful readings, using critical analysis to understand how writers have used the science-fiction genre to offer substantial critiques of social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of modern society.

Shakespeare's Major Plays

This class will continue the summer Macbeth course with guided and careful readings of Shakespeare’s major plays. Students will read Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, and Othello. Along the way, they will memorize passages, act out scenes, build vocabulary, watch performances, learn how to write analytical papers, and generally become immersed in the depths of language and meaning that Shakespeare’s plays offer.

History of the World in 100 Objects

This social studies course will cover the historical, cultural, geographic, and socio-economic importance of objects across civilizations and time. This course is inspired by the British Museum’s project of the same name.

Articles

6 Tips to Make Shakespeare Fun and Engaging

Reading Shakespeare can be intimidating even for adults. Instead of appreciating the depth and elegance of his language, many shy away because it seems too difficult. Here are 6 tips to make Shakespeare fun and engaging for your students.

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