Pedagogy Notebook

In Pedagogy Notebook, artists, educators, and scholars share their process and work in the classroom, as a resource for educators and scholars looking to incorporate Latinx theatre.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

Ritual, Transformation, and Community: Teaching Latinx Theatre and Performance

6 July 2017

Eddy Alvarez shares his work with students using SWAPA, a pedagogical tool combining performance and activism.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

Responding to LGBT Homelessness in Emilio Rodriguez’s Swimming While Drowning

24 April 2017

Trevor Boffone writes about teaching Emilio Rodriguez’s Swimming While Drowning in an Intro to LGBT Studies class at the University of Houston.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

Student Performances in the Introductory Latinx Literature Classroom

29 January 2017

Professor Adrianna M. Santos writes about assigning a performance project to the undergrads in her Latina/o Literature survey class.

Better Up
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Better Up

"Aquatic Thought" and Reflections on a Fornesian Playwriting Workshop

29 October 2016

Kevin Howard wraps up the Better Up series, sharing his thoughts on a Fornesian writing workshop, and the piece he created in it.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

Latin@ Theatre for Social Action in the Time of Donald Trump

26 August 2016

Marci R. McMahon writes about the Latina/o Theater for Social Action course she recently taught at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Hamilton, Democracy, and Theatre in America
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Hamilton, Democracy, and Theatre in America

13 May 2016

Professor Patricia Herrera writes about teaching Hamilton through the lens of American democracy.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

The Role of Latina/o Adaptations in the Teaching of Classical Theatre

19 March 2016

In this installment of the Pedagogy Notebook series, professor Carla Della Gatta writes about how she integrated Latina/o artists into a critical studies class on Greek and Roman theatre.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

From Panza to Las Hociconas: Performance Pedagogy in the Chicana/o Studies Classroom

22 February 2016

Magda García writes about how, as a teaching assistant, she incorporated a performance element into an undergraduate Intro to Chicana/o Studies course at University of California Santa Barbara.

Pedagogy Notebook
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Pedagogy Notebook

Creating Visibility and Empowerment for Latina/o Artists through Wikiturgy

19 January 2016

Noe Montez kicks off a new Café Onda series with this post detailing how he had students in his Latina/o Theatre and Film class at Tufts University create Wikipedia pages for Latina/o theatre artists.

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