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Amanda Masterpaul

Teaching Associate

Jonathan Doe
Contact Amanda Masterpaul
843-349-6635 amasterpa@coastal.edu

Kearns 211

Fall 2018 Office Hours:
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Well-behaved women seldom make history." - Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Biography

Throughout her career, Amanda Masterpaul has worked as a puppeteer, movement coach, director, and facilitator and coordinator for after-school community-based civic learning programs. She is currently teaching the Applied Theatre class at CCU which establishes a working knowledge of Theatre of the Oppressed. She produces the theatrical portion of the CINO Tie Program, called “Haven Live,” which is a fully interactive, highly theatricalized production exploring sexual assault on campus while also addressing the larger issues focused on the intersections of sexual assault, rape culture, sexuality and gender.

Education: 

Graduate Certificate in Women’s & Gender Studies, University of South Carolina

B.A., in Theatre with emphasis in Directing, University of South Carolina 

Publications

It’s Happening . . . Processing Racism, LGBTQ Oppression, Suicide, Sexual Violence, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Chicago, IL, June 12, 2015


The Transformative Power of Theatre: An Interactive Workshop on the Dismantling of Bully Culture, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Omaha, NE, June 28, 2014


Crossing the Border: Confronting and Analyzing Stereotypes with Underrepresented Youth, with Sheri Hardee, Women’s Studies Conference, University of South Carolina, March 2, 2007


Crossing the Border: Confronting and Analyzing Stereotypes, with Sheri Hardee, Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference, Minneapolis , MN, May 30 – June 2, 2007

Teaching Areas 

Theatre for Social Change & Social Justice 

Women’s and Gender Studies

Research Areas 

Perspectives on Urban Education, Fall 2009 • Women’s Well-Being Initiative: Creating, Practicing, and Sharing a Border Pedagogy for Youth