Web 2.0 Teaching Roundtable

Happily, I'll also be presenting the results of my pedagogical experiments in EN/HU501 this term at the 2010 ASECS conference in Albuquerque! Last night, we explored the basics of the Omeka resources database, and virtually the entire class has taken a look; everyone seems interested in participating in this experiment by contributing to it, so …

Ushering for “Fabulation; or, The Re-Education of Undine”

On Saturday, I immensely enjoyed ushering for the CenterStage's production of Fabulation; or, The Re-Education of Undine. This season has been fabulous--with only one exception, The Matchmaker, I've seen every show through the magic that is volunteerism, and I'm not quite sure what my favorite's been. The Kushner musical Caroline, or Change; the infamous Albee's …

Dog in the Manger Discussion, Presentations, and Incest Plays!

Last Wednesday we were finally able to get back together as a class and contemplate our response to the Shakespeare Theatre's production of Dog in the Manger, and I was very gratified to see how eager everyone was to discuss! Many students had questions that, significantly, we couldn't really find good answers to--like the significance …

Live Theater in DC

Lope de Vega's Dog in the Manger, tonight, at the Shakespeare Theatre in DC! Reread the program online if you forget to pick one up or lose yours before turning in the review.