Graduate School Meditations · Professional Development

Space / Time: American Literature in the World: TA Reflections

This course centered on the the concepts of space, time, and language in American literature.  By doing so, it considered the ways certain texts challenge the boundaries of the national literature by having complex relationships to different places, different times, and different languages.  The texts dealt with the idea of revolution. One was a novel… Continue reading Space / Time: American Literature in the World: TA Reflections

Graduate School Meditations

Latina/o/x Expressions in (U.S.) American Literature: TA Reflections

This course surveyed the work of living Latina/o/x writers primarily in the U.S.  We read memoirs, novels, graphic memoirs, poems, watched films, listened to music, and engaged a diverse set of texts by authors such as Daisy Hernández, Gloria Anzaldúa, Junot Díaz, Juan Felipe Herrera, and Alberto Ledesma.  As a Teaching Assistant in this course,… Continue reading Latina/o/x Expressions in (U.S.) American Literature: TA Reflections