Theater and Dance

Associate Professor of Theater Meghan Brodie Discusses Capstone Class on National Conference Plenary

Associate Professor of Theater Meghan Brodie spoke on the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s (virtual) conference plenary, “Humanizing the Digital: Pedagogy.”

Associate Professor of Theater Meghan Brodie spoke on the Association for Theatre in Higher Education’s (virtual) conference plenary, “Humanizing the Digital: Pedagogy,” discussing her theater capstone course on the Living Newspaper and giving a shout out to Ursinus’s four questions. Her presentation, “The Art of Empathy: 1 Living Newspaper Radio Play Written by 9 Students in 6 States over 5 Weeks during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” underscores the resilience, creativity, and insight demonstrated by her capstone students during the pandemic. Dr. Brodie’s segment begins at 12:45 and runs through 22:00 and can be accessed for free via the link provided.

To listen to the living newspaper radio play that Dr. Brodie’s Spring 2020 capstone course created, “Isolated Together: Stories from the COVID-19 Pandemic,” please visit Ursinus’s Digital Commons using the link provided.

Dr. Brodie plans to continue her work on radio plays and will be directing two radio plays at Ursinus, The Company of Wolves and Puss in Boots, both by Angela Carter, in October 2020.