Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Minor Area Head. Curriculum considers how improv, comedy, writing, and service can help us navigate the climate crisis.
How do you feel about the changing climate? Panicked? Hopeful? Apathetic? You don’t have to be a scientist or an activist or a killjoy to write stories about climate change. You can even use a sense of humor. We won’t get through this crisis without it.
IMPROV: A SOCIAL CRITIQUE
We are improvising all the time, cradle to grave. The tenets of improv - "yes, and…", deepening relationship, raising stakes, surrender - can be applied to our academic, creative, civic, and personal lives