Courses Taught at Lehigh University

Amardeep Singh

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Spring 2023: Theories of Literature and Social Justice


Spring 2023: Global Cinema


Fall 2022: Toni Morrison: the Art of Storytelling


          Toni Morrison: A Teaching and Learning Resource


Spring 2022: Global Cinema

          Lecture Notes: Introducing Key Terms


Spring 2022: Seminar on Writing (for first-year students)


Fall 2021: Postcolonial Ecocriticism

          Postcolonial Ecocriticism


Spring 2021: Toni Morrison: the Art of Storytelling

          Toni Morrison: A Teaching and Learning Resource


Spring 2021: Global Cinema


Fall 2020: Decolonizing (Digital) Humanities



Spring 2020: Working With Texts (gateway English major course)


Fall 2019: The Disappearing Center: British/Postcolonial Literature After 1900 (graduate seminar)


Spring 2019: New Brown America: Race and Identity in the 21st Century



Fall 2018: Research Leave


Spring 2018, Literature and Social Justice (co-taught with Jennna Lay)

          Teaching Notes

            Teaching Blog Post: A Dream of Whiteness: Toni Morrison’s ‘Playing in the Dark’ and ‘La La Land’


Spring 2018, Global Literature and Film



Fall 2017, English 90, What Am I Doing Here? The Value of a Liberal Arts


          Teaching Notes


Fall 2017, English 1: Composition and Rhetoric (Focus on Race in America)

          Teaching Notes: Talking About Ta-Nehisi Coates and Whiteness with my Students

            Teaching Resources: “Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Between the World and Me’ in the First-Year Writing Classroom”


Spring 2017, English 447: Writing Empire: Texts from British India

          Teaching Notes


Summer 2016, English 187: Beyond Bollywood: Indian Cinema in an Era of


          Teaching Notes and Slides


Fall 2016, English 90, What Am I Doing Here? The Value of a Liberal Arts


          Teaching Notes


Fall 2016, English 312, Literature and Religion

          Teaching Notes


Spring 2016, English 2, Composition and Literature

          Teaching Notes: Multimodal Assignment

            Teaching Notes: Immigrants and Refugees

            Teaching Notes: The Evolution of the Natural Born Citizen Idea


Fall 2015, English 493 (co-taught with Ed Whitley), “Introduction to Digital



            Teaching Notes: Harlem Shadows Collaborative Project

            Teaching Notes: Syuzhet For Dummies

            Teaching Notes: The Archive Gap: Race, the Canon, and the Digital Humanities


Fall 2015, English 90, What Am I Doing Here? The Value of a Liberal Arts


          Teaching Notes


Spring 2015, Asian American Literature and Popular Culture

          Teaching Notes: Overview

            Teaching Notes: What is Yellowface?


Fall 2014, English 187. British Literature II


Fall 2014, English 309, Literary Criticism and Theory


Summer 2013, English 187, Steampunk: Retro-Science Fiction


Spring 2014: English 385 Transatlantic Modernism


Spring 2013: English 187, Writing for the Internet


Spring 2012: English 447, Transatlantic Modernism


Spring 2012: English 126: British Literature II


Spring 2011-Fall 2011: On Research Leave


Spring 2010, English 449


Spring 2010, Humanities 150: “The Edges of the Human”: Japanese and American Science Fiction (co-taught with Shige Suzuki)

Fall 2008: English 447: Literary Theory and Anti-Theory

Fall 2009: Converts and Rebels: Religion in British Modernism

Fall 2009: Global English

Spring 2009: From West to East: Travel Writing and Globalization

Spring 2009: Texture in the Text (Grad Seminar)

Fall 2008: James Joyce and Modern Ireland

Spring 2008: Virginia Woolf and British Modernism (Graduate Seminar)

Spring 2007: Modernism

Spring 2006: Travel Writers: India, England, and the U.S. (Introductory level)

Contemporary British Fiction (Senior English Major Seminar)

Spring 2005: 20th Century British Literature By Women (Undergraduate Seminar)

Modern India: Literature and Film (Introductory Course)

Fall 2006: Secrecy and Authorship (Introductory Undergraduate Seminar)

Fall 2006:Beyond East And West: Travel Writers and Globalization (Graduate Seminar)

Fall 2005: Literature and Freedom (Advanced First-year Writing Seminar)

Spring 2004: On Research Leave

Fall 2003
How to Read Deconstructively
Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Gayatri Spivak, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Salman Rushdie

Spring 2003
Black Atlantic Literature
Caryl Phillips, Toni Morrison, Jamaica Kincaid, Edwidge Danticat, John Edgar Wideman, Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen

Spring 2003
Debate and Dialogue in Literatures of the Middle East Orhan Pamuk, A.B. Yehoshua, Hanan al-Shaykh, Amitav Ghosh, Naguib Mahfouz

English 191 – Fall 2002
South Asian Literature: Salman Rushdie, Bapsi Sidhwa, Mohsin Hamid, Amitav Ghosh, Arundhati Roy, Agha Shahid Ali…

Global English (Graduate Seminar)

Fall 2004: Graduate Seminar, Spirits of Modernity

English 449 – Fall 2002
Writing, the Body, and the Other:
Mahashweta Devi, J.M. Coetzee, Jeannette Winterson, Virginia Woolf, H.D., Octavia Butler, Franz Kafka, Jorge Luis Borges, Rudyard Kipling, H.G. Wells…

English 385 -- Fall 2001
British Modernism E.M. Forster, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mulk Raj Anand, Gertrude Stein (yes, an American), Aime Cesaire (yes, a Martinician) Modernism Online Resources