• 2023 The Future of Writing:A Symposium for Teachers

    Pedagogy, Process, Potential University of Southern California(online and in person)May 1, 2023 The Writing Program at the University of Southern California and the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism invite proposals for The Future of Writing: A Symposium for Teachers, a one-day event in which we look down the road to what is coming next.   […]

  • Welcome to HASTAC Commons!

    Welcome to HASTAC Commons!

    “The only lasting truth is change.”—Octavia Butler This is the first time I’m logging into HASTAC Commons and blogging “as a civilian”–and I like it. And I hope you do too. While the platform design will still be evolving in its early days, the site is now open for your registration and activity. We want […]

  • Join the JITP Collective! Apply by Nov 30th

    Call for Participation The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks new members to join our Editorial Collective. We invite applications from graduate students, scholars, and practitioners in all fields who critically and creatively engage with digital technology in their teaching, learning, and research. We will be appointing both graduate student members and non-student members (faculty, staff, practitioners). […]

  • Teach Like a Club: Virtual Reality & Art Therapy

    So Yay!! I am teaching a Photography class this year along with other artsy subjects. So excited. I have been thinking about how to make the best of both worlds of hybrid teaching. This type of hybrid is different that I have done before. It is virtual and at our partner university campus. I reached […]

  • The Power of Um

    The Power of Um

    Flower Plaster Casting Lesson Glitched by Mrs. Gilly circa 2022 Um, yes, um. Reflections and introjections are on my mind today. It is Tuesday. It is so wonderfully weird when a lot of really cool things happen at once. I was fortunate to interview an amazing photographer and it will be published in an online […]

  • Hybrid of a Hybrid: Chimera Teaching?

    Hybrid of a Hybrid: Chimera Teaching?

    The Chimera on a red-figure Apulian plate, c. 350–340 BC, remixed by Mrs. Gilly circa 2022 What is a hybrid of a hybrid? Could it be a chimera with two totally different DNA sets? Spiral me that, and spin a quadruple helix. Okay, I must preface this. I am on the tail end of a migraine. Hence, […]

  • Remixing the Renaissance

    Remixing the Renaissance

    Glitch-a-Lisa by Mrs. Gilly circa 2022 Today I realized that I need to rethink the way that I teach (again). I am currently teaching middle school art. Our school is a first year hybrid catholic school affiliated with a university and partnering with a big online company. The kids and I received some art supplies. I […]

  • Throw Out Your Lesson Plans

    Throw Out Your Lesson Plans

    Sometimes, you just need to throw out your lesson plans. You need to meet the moment of where you and your students are. This morning is one such morning. In my art classes, we are learning about self-portraits. I am big on themes across each class. As such, for our photography class we are doing […]

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Poetry Writing

    Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Poetry Writing

    The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Poetry Writing, to begin fall 2023 as part of a cluster hire in Race, Inequality, and Social Justice in the College of Arts and Sciences. We are particularly interested in poets whose work emphasizes racial and social justice, with additional […]

  • Meanderings of a Hybrid Teacher

    Meanderings of a Hybrid Teacher

      Well Hello, School Year! We are finally here again. Welcome structure to our days. I reflect on where I am today. What day is it during this pandemic? Is it over yet? And who declares when a pandemic is really over? One of my good friends got Covid again at her Back to School […]