Category: Education

Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

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Visiting Specialist, Montclair State University (2013-present)
Consultant on the revision of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at MSU, which was launched as the Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program in Fall 2015. Assisted with program curriculum revision, development of faculty re-training modules, and outreach. Developed and taught face-to-face and online courses in Gender and Queer Studies with a focus in Media Studies, including the following courses:

Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies
Intro to LGBTQ Studies
The Trouble with Normal: Queer Identities in a Transforming World
Trans Global Trans: Queer South Asians on the Silver Screen
All That Flickers: Queer Readings on Global Cinema

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CineFiles, Pacific Film Archive

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CineFiles Project Coordinator (2008-2010)
CineFiles is a digital image database of materials selected from the collection of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive’s Library and Film Study Center. It is an ever-expanding collection, currently numbering 50,000 documents (including press kits, film maker’s texts and correspondence, excerpts from thousands of out-of-print publications, exhibitor manuals and advertising campaigns, film reviews, interviews, and other documents) related to films, filmmakers and film history. The resource is designed for use by students, scholars and educators (in film studies, the humanities and social sciences) and lovers of films all over the world. (more…)

Street-Level Youth Media

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Artist Mentor (2001-2004)
Street-Level Youth Media educates Chicago’s urban youth in media arts and emerging technologies for use in self-expression, communication, and social change. Street-Level’s programs build critical thinking skills in youth who have been historically neglected by policy-makers and mass media. Using video and audio production, digital arts, and the Internet, Street-Level’s young people address community issues, access advanced communication technology, and gain inclusion in our information-based society. (more…)