Finding Duende: The Dark Side of Poetry

Jan. 2006 – May 2006 | Adjunct Professor, New College of California, • Taught course entitled “Finding Duende: The Dark Side of Poetry” – Drawing from Lorca’s “Theory and Play of the Duende” and Pablo Neruda’s short essay “Toward an Impure Poetry.” • Developed syllabus for the course in order to relate the indefinable essence of…

COMM 107S: Engendering Compassion with Interactive Digital Media

COMM 107S: Engendering Compassion with Interactive Digital Media This course will draw on research regarding behavioral, cognitive, and physiological indicators and predictors of compassion, as well as computer-mediated communication, intimate and ubiquitous computing, social networking, and multitasking to better understand how interactive digital media affects compassionate behaviors, including altruism and helping. For their final project, students…