Patrick Jagoda


University of Chicago Instructorships

  • Fall 2018: Critical Videogame Studies (undergraduate course)
  • Fall 2018: Digital Media Theory (graduate course)
  • Winter 2017: Imagining Futures: Speculative Design and Social Justice (co-taught with Thenmozhi Soundararajan, mixed-level seminar and workshop in English, Cinema and Media Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and Visual Arts)
  • Winter 2017: Advanced Study in Games and Performance (co-taught with Heidi Coleman)
  • Fall 2016: Alternate Reality Games: Theory and Production (co-taught with Heidi Coleman, mixed-level seminar and workshop cross-listed in English, Big Problems curriculum, Creative Writing, Cinema and Media Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and Visual Arts)
  • Fall 2016: Media Aesthetics: Image (UChicago “Core” Humanities course)
  • Winter 2016: Digital Storytelling (undergraduate English course)
  • Winter 2016: Media Aesthetics: Text (UChicago “Core” Humanities course)
  • Fall 2015: Digital Media Theory (graduate seminar in English and Cinema/Media Studies)
  • Fall 2015: Media Aesthetics: Image (UChicago “Core” Humanities course)
  • Winter 2014: Media Aesthetics: Text (UChicago “Core” Humanities course)
  • Fall 2013: Network Aesthetics | Network Cultures (PhD seminar cross-listed in Art History, Center for Disciplinary Innovation, Cinema and Media Studies, English, and Visual Arts, co-taught with visiting scholar Eivind Rossaak)
  • Fall 2013: New and Emerging Genres (undergraduate English seminar)
  • Winter 2013: Media Aesthetics: Text (two sections of UChicago “Core” Humanities course)
  • Fall 2012: Transmedia Games: Theory and Design (co-taught with visiting scholar Sha Xin Wei, mixed-level seminar and workshop cross-listed in English, Creative Writing, Cinema and Media Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, and Visual Arts)
  • Fall 2012: American Television: From Broadcast Networks to the Internet (undergraduate seminar)
  • Winter 2012: Critical Videogame Studies (interdisciplinary graduate seminar)
  • Fall 2011: Digital Storytelling (seminar for English and Cinema/Media Studies undergraduates)
  • Winter 2011: New Media Theory (graduate seminar in English and Cinema/Media Studies)
  • Fall 2010: Virtual Worlds (undergraduate seminar for English and Cinema/Media Studies)

University of Chicago Independent Studies

  • Winter 2017: Performing Death in Late Capitalism: From Necropolitics to Steve Jobs (graduate)
  • Spring 2014: Network Art: Distance, Intimacy, and Correspondence (graduate/undergraduate study with historical, theoretical, and practice-based components for 6 students)
  • Spring 2013: Algorithmic Poetry (undergraduate)
  • Spring 2013: Video Games and Empathy (graduate)
  • Fall 2012: American Television (graduate)
  • Winter 2012: The Fiction of David Foster Wallace (undergraduate)
  • Spring 2011: New Wave Science Fiction (graduate)
  • Winter 2011: Interdisciplinary Game Design (undergraduate small group design workshop)
  • Fall 2010: Game Studies (graduate)

Duke University Instructorships

  • Summer 2009: Control: Counterculture to Cyberpunk (upper-level English undergrad seminar)
  • Spring 2009: American Hauntings (gateway English course on 18th–21st century literature)
  • Spring 2008: Literary Networks (required interdisciplinary freshman writing course)
  • Fall 2007: Representing Terrorism in Fiction, Film, and Media (elective English seminar)

Duke University Teaching Assistantships

  • Fall 2008: Contemporary American Writers (Prof. Victor Strandberg)
  • Spring 2007: Introduction to Film (Prof. Jane Gaines)
  • Fall 2006: The Pagan Catholic Imagination in American Literature (Prof. Thomas Ferraro)
  • Fall 2005: The Human Genome in Fiction, Film, and the News (Prof. Priscilla Wald)
  • Spring 2005: Body Works: Medicine, Technology, and the Body (Prof. Timothy Lenoir)

Pomona College Teaching Assistantships

  • Spring 2004: Modern-Postmodern Fiction (Prof. Toni Clark)
  • Fall 2003: Trauma, Time, and Fiction: Time-Travel of the Symptom (Prof. Paul Saint-Amour)

Other Teaching Experience and Mentorships

  • 2010: Instructor, “Apocalypse Soon,” Talent Identification Program course for gifted students
  • 2010: Instructor, Capstone Medical Humanities Seminar: “Viral Networks: Narrative, Media, and the Affects of Contagion” (course for medical grad students)
  • 2010: Independent Study Supervisor, Nathaniel Donahue, “Genes, Patents, and Intellectual Property,” Durham Academy.
  • 2009: Mentor, Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development
  • 2001: Instructor, Urban Debate League Research Institute, Cal State Fullerton