Influenced by Performance Studies, Black Feminist Pedagogies, and Theatre of the Oppressed, Jasmine Mahmoud’s teaching philosophy centers the arts to foster critical and emphatic engagements that situate structures of power, and foster imagination and critical thinking to build a more just world. This teaching has been recognized: in 2017 with the Unsung Hero Award from Washington University in St. Louis, and in 2013 by the Dwight Conquergood Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University. Below are selected courses.
“Syllabus — Urban Ethnography in St. Louis” — Washington University, Spring 2017 & 2018
Murals on Page Ave by Christopher Green
“Syllabus — Culture and Identity Black Lives Matter Art Theory and Practice” – Washington University, Fall 2017
Visit from Shamell Bell, Street Dance Activist
“Performing Race in American Culture” — Washington University, Fall 2016
“Performance and Politics from Slavery to Ferguson: Acts of Black Citizenship” — Northwestern University, Spring 2015
“Performance, Culture, and Communication” — Northwestern University, Winter 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2014