How Racism Works: American in Black and White
Sonoma State University, Fall 2017
American Multicultural Studies Department
What is Publicly Engaged Scholarship? Rutgers University - NewarkCenter for Law, Inequality & Metropolitan EquityLecture Series & Writing Workshop, 2015-2016
Humans and Other Animals in Literature, Life, and FilmRutgers University - NewarkUpper Level English, Spring 2014
English 100A-100BSonoma State University,"Remedial" English, Fall 2010 - Spring 2011Taught original syllabus for English 1A-1B, a two semester "remedial" reading and writing course for EOP (Equal Opportunity Program) students. While introductory, the course involved critical theory ranging from Derrida to Butler, Fanon to Anzaldúa. Students learned to read a variety of text, including newspapers, novels, and music videos.
Street Stories: HBO Series "The Wire" Rutgers University - Newark, Sociology and English, Fall 2013
As a Research Assistant for Dr. Frances Bartkowski, Erica developed supplemental readings for the course Street Stories: HBO Series "The Wire". As a Teaching Assistant for Dr. Bartkowski and Dr. Sherri-Ann Butterfield, Erica supported students throughout the course, and graded essays. Beyond her expected duties, Erica also helped connect with actors and writers from The Wire, and supported a series of public events at Rutgers University - Newark, entitled "All the Pieces Matter".