Some thoughts on my time teaching at #Mizzou

In light of the events happening at the University of Missouri over the past few weeks, and especially this past week, I’ve been thinking a lot about my time there, especially in the classroom. As many of you know, from the Fall of 2011 until my last teaching semester at Mizzou in Spring of 2014,Continue reading “Some thoughts on my time teaching at #Mizzou”

A few anecdotes on what my students knew about the Civil War

From the fall of 2011 until the spring of 2014, I taught a Civil War themed composition course at the University of Missouri. My thematic approach varied over the semesters as the course covered the legacy of the Civil War, the memory of the war, and representations of the war on social media and online.Continue reading “A few anecdotes on what my students knew about the Civil War”