College Teaching

I currently teach writing and literature courses at Baruch College and Fordham University in New York City.

Here are some of the courses that I’m currently teaching or have taught recently. Follow the link to my CV for more information about my experience and background.

Fordham University

Texts and Contexts: Literature of Travel and Migration:  We read a variety of authors from the 18th century onward that allow us to explore the ways in which travel and migration have shaped and continue to shape our society. Our authors typically include Jonathan Swift, James Joyce, James Baldwin, W.G. Sebald and Jhumpa Lahiri.

Composition and Rhetoric II: A challenging writing course that helps student develop college-level writing skills through hands on activities and by reading and responding to non-fiction texts.

Composition and Rhetoric I: An introductory writing course where student become stronger writers by writing in different genres and responding to each others’ work.

Baruch College, The City University of New York

Great Works of World Literature II: A challenging survey course that introduces students to major texts from the 17th century to the present. We discuss fiction and poetry from Europe, Asia, the Middle-East and Africa.

Great Works of World Literature I: Similar to the course above, this literature survey begins with antiquity and concludes in the 16th and 17th centuries with readings from Shakespeare and Cervantes.

“Israeli Film and Literature”: An upper-level class in which we explore Israel’s rich and complex culture through a selection of fiction and film from the 20th and 21st. Our discussions include works by Amos Oz, S. Yizhar, and Sayed Kashua.