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To get started with this blank TiddlyWiki, you'll need to modify the following tiddlers:
* SiteTitle & SiteSubtitle: The title and subtitle of the site, as shown above (after saving, they will also appear in the browser title bar)
* MainMenu: The menu (usually on the left)
* DefaultTiddlers: Contains the names of the tiddlers that you want to appear when the TiddlyWiki is opened
You'll also need to enter your username for signing your edits: <<option txtUserName>>
These InterfaceOptions for customising TiddlyWiki are saved in your browser

Your username for signing your edits. Write it as a WikiWord (eg JoeBloggs)

<<option txtUserName>>
<<option chkSaveBackups>> SaveBackups
<<option chkAutoSave>> AutoSave
<<option chkRegExpSearch>> RegExpSearch
<<option chkCaseSensitiveSearch>> CaseSensitiveSearch
<<option chkAnimate>> EnableAnimations

----
Also see AdvancedOptions
<<importTiddlers>>
*[["anfractuous prose"|http://www.sobriquetmagazine.com/2007/12/sobriquet-376.html]]
*[[irony|http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0010-7484(200324)44%3A4%3C587%3ATESABI%3E2.0.CO%3B2-X]]
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[[contact details]]


*2005-6 Semester 2: ~XD3101: ''Theory and Practice in Cultural Studies'' 
*2005-6 Semester 1: [[UWC2101H|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]: ''Power, Space and Pleasure''
*2004-5 Semester 2: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''; ~UIS3911: ''Narrative Techniques and the Representation of the Other'' (Independent Study Module; with Wong Ailin Jaclyn)
*2004-5 Semester 1: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''
*2003-4 Semester 2: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''; ~ULT2299A: ''Understanding Irony''; ~UIS3911: ''Utopia: ‘Good-place’ or ‘No-place’'' (Independent Study Module; with Chia Shufen Jacqueline)
*2003-4 Semester 1: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''; ~ULT2299A: ''Understanding Irony''; ~UIS3911: ''The Function of Setting in Modernist Literature'' (Independent Study Module; with Chew Ai Ling, Melissa)
*2002-3 Semester 2: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''
*2002-3 Semester 1: ~UWC2101H: ''Reading Landscapes''
*2001-2 Semester 2: ~USWP16: ''Reading Landscapes''
*2001-2 Semester 1: ~USWP16: ''Reading Landscapes''
*July 1994 -- February 2001: various courses taught in the [[Department of English|http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=592&subid=592&ipklookid=9&parentid=]] of the [[University of Pretoria|http://www.up.ac.za/]]).
*July 1993 -- June 1994: various courses taught in the Department of English, Vaal Triangle Campus of Potchefstroom University (now known as [[North-West University|http://www.nwu.ac.za/nwu/index.html]]). 
To get started with this blank TiddlyWiki, you'll need to modify the following tiddlers:
* SiteTitle & SiteSubtitle: The title and subtitle of the site, as shown above (after saving, they will also appear in the browser title bar)
* MainMenu: The menu (usually on the left)
* DefaultTiddlers: Contains the names of the tiddlers that you want to appear when the TiddlyWiki is opened
You'll also need to enter your username for signing your edits: <<option txtUserName>>
[img[Johan Geertsema|johan1.jpg]]
[[about me]]
[[home|http://usp.nus.edu.sg/uspjgh/]]
----
[[contact details|contact details]]
[[about me|about me]]
----
[[~ publications|publications]] 
[[~ presentations|presentations]]
[[~ research interests, service, and current research|research interests and current research]]
[[~ teaching history|teaching history]]
[[~ awards/honours|teaching awards and honours]]
[[~ service|service]]
----
[[resources|http://usp.nus.edu.sg/uspjgh/resources.html]]
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I currently direct the [[Centre for Development of Teaching & Learning|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/]], [[National University of Singapore|http://www.nus.edu.sg/]]. I teach in the [[University Scholars Programme|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/]] (USP) as well as in [[Residential College 4|http://rc4.nus.edu.sg]], with most of my [[teaching|teaching history]] having been in the [[Writing and Critical Thinking|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/first_tier_modules/index.html#writing]] area of the USP. My current  [[research|research interests and current research]] pertains to topics in higher education, specifically with reference to academic development and academic identity. Earlier work tended to focus on investigating the place of aesthetics in the articulation and interrogation of identity (the relation, or non-relation, of self and other), in particular with respect to irony and the sublime; I remain interested in how this question relates to translation and space. 
Director, [[Centre for Development of Teaching & Learning|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/]], [[National University of Singapore|http://www.nus.edu.sg/]] 
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"Reading Disgrace: __The Rights of Desire__, __Disgrace__, and an Ethics of Doubt.” Invited Lecture, __Writers and Writing in South Africa Colloquium__, University of Zurich, Switzerland. 13 June 2001.

"Landscape and Identity." Series of Invited Lectures, __Writing the Self – Writing the Other: Postcoloniality and South African Writing Graduate Course__, University of Zurich, Switzerland. 7-13 June 2001.

“Ndebele, __Life at Home__, and the Farm Novel." __RNLA__ (Region and Nation Literature Conference), ~Mid-Sweden University College, Östersund, Sweden. 2000.

“Joël Matlou's __Life at Home__ and the Ironizing of Form.” __ALA__ (African Literature Association), University of Texas, Austin, USA. Read Paper. 1998.

“The Spatialization of Time and the Politics of the Novel.” __Inter Action__ 5. The Fifth Annual Conference of English Postgraduate Studies in South Africa. Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, Bain’s Kloof, South Africa. 1996.

"__The Smell of Apples__ and the Invention of Innocence: A Comparative Approach?” __SAVAL__, Potchefstroom University, South Africa.  1996.

 “The Classic: Translation-Violence-irony.” __Inter Action__ 4. The Fourth Annual Conference of English Postgraduate Studies in South Africa. Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, Bain’s Kloof, South Africa. 1995.

“Age of Irony?” __AUETSA__ (Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.  1995.

“Race, Irony and the Moment of Undecidability.” __SAVAL__, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 1994.

“Echoes across Time, Echoes across Space: The Case of __Hamlet__ and Büchner’s __Leonce und Lena__." __BCLA__ (British Comparative Literature Association), Warwick University, Coventry, UK. 1992.

“Ghosts and Echoes: A Footnote to Re-presentation and Repetition.” __SAVAL__, Broederstroom, South Africa. 1992.

“Unmasking and Explaining __The Unbearable Lightness of Being__' (Milan Kundera).” __SAVAL__, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. 1988.
*Member of the Editorial Board and Referee, [[Journal of Commonwealth Literature|http://jcl.sagepub.com/]]
*Referee, [[Journal of Postcolonial Writing|http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17449855.asp]]
[[NUS webmail|https://exchange.nus.edu.sg/exchweb/bin/auth/owalogon.asp?url=https://exchange.nus.edu.sg/exchange&reason=0]]
[[gmail|http://mail.google.com/mail/?account_id=johan.geertsema%40gmail.com&zx=1tviwdajmp7ct&shva=1#inbox]]
#"Hidden Literality: Coetzee, Beckett, Herbert, and the Attempt to 'touch reality'." __Travelling Texts__ Conference, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. 14 March 2014.
#"Suspecting Suspicion:  J.M. Coetzee and the Problem of Oppositional Writing." __International Comparative Literature Association__ Conference, Sorbonne, France. 23 July 2013.
#"Reading Coetzee's Worldliness: Said, Defamiliarization and //Disgrace//." [[Invited Lecture|http://kw.uni-paderborn.de/institute-einrichtungen/institut-fuer-anglistik-und-amerikanistik/gastvortraege/]]. Universität Paderborn, Germany. 15 December 2010.
#"World Literature." Invited Presentation. __Global Modernity and Its Consequences__. Workshop, Department of Sociology, NUS.  19 September 2010.
#"Coetzee’s //Diary of a Bad Year//, Politics, and the Problem of Position." __Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy__ Annual Conference. Monash University (Caulfield), Melbourne. 30 November - 2 December 2009.
#"Melancholic Consolation? J. M. Coetzee, Irony, and the Aesthetics of the Sublime." __Melancholia as a Central Discourse in English Literary and Cultural History__. University of Augsburg, Germany. 25-28 June 2009.
#"//Diary of a Bad Year//, Irony, and the Sublime." __Coetzee in Australia__. University of New South Wales, Sydney. 23-24 January 2009.
#“Passages into the World: South African Literature after Apartheid." Invited paper. __After Apartheid: The Second Decade__. The Whitney and Betty ~MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, Yale University, New Haven, CT. 27-28 April 2007. 
#“Exceptions, Bare Life, and Colonialism.” Invited paper. __Terrorism and the Rule of Law: Legal Theory in Times of Crisis__. National University of Singapore Law School, Singapore. 4-6 January 2007.
#“Drawing the Boundaries: Arendt, Race, and the Boers.” __Region and Nation Literature Association__. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 28-31 July 2006.
#“Imagining the Karoo Landscape: Pauline Smith and the Place of the Other.” Invited Paper. __Space In Modernist and Postcolonial Fiction__. Workshop, North West University, South Africa. 25-27 November 2004.
#“Fanon, Ndebele, Agency, and Irony.” __New South Africa: Reading, Writing, Resistance__. ~One-Day Colloquium, The Nottingham Trent Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Nottingham, UK. 12 April 2003.
#"Reading Disgrace: //The Rights of Desire//, //Disgrace//, and an Ethics of Doubt.” Invited Lecture, __Writers and Writing in South Africa Colloquium__, University of Zurich, Switzerland. 13 June 2001.
#"Landscape and Identity." Series of Invited Lectures, __Writing the Self – Writing the Other: Postcoloniality and South African Writing Graduate Course__, University of Zurich, Switzerland. 7-13 June 2001.
#“Ndebele, //Life at Home//, and the Farm Novel." __Region and Nation Literature Association__, ~Mid-Sweden University College, Östersund, Sweden. 2000.
#“Joël Matlou's //Life at Home// and the Ironizing of Form.” __African Literature Association__, University of Texas, Austin, USA. Read Paper. 1998.
#“The Spatialization of Time and the Politics of the Novel.” __Inter Action__ 5. The Fifth Annual Conference of English Postgraduate Studies in South Africa. Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, Bain’s Kloof, South Africa. 1996.
#"//The Smell of Apples// and the Invention of Innocence: A Comparative Approach?” __SAVAL__, Potchefstroom University, South Africa.  1996.
#“The Classic: ~Translation-Violence-Irony.” __Inter Action__ 4. The Fourth Annual Conference of English Postgraduate Studies in South Africa. Universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, Bain’s Kloof, South Africa. 1995.
#“Age of Irony?” __AUETSA__ (Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.  1995.
#“Race, Irony and the Moment of Undecidability.” __SAVAL__, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 1994.
#“Echoes across Time, Echoes across Space: The Case of __Hamlet__ and Büchner’s __Leonce und Lena__." __BCLA__ (British Comparative Literature Association), Warwick University, Coventry, UK. 1992.
#“Ghosts and Echoes: A Footnote to Re-presentation and Repetition.” __SAVAL__, Broederstroom, South Africa. 1992.##
#“Unmasking and Explaining //The Unbearable Lightness of Being//' (Milan Kundera).” __SAVAL__, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa. 1988.
"[[Academic Development, SoTL and Educational Research|http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1360144X.2016.1175144]]." //International Journal for Academic Development// 21.2 (May 2016): 122-134.

"[[SoTL, Academic Practice, and Academic Development|http://www.ajsotl.edu.sg/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/v5n3p138_Geertsema.pdf]]." //Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning// 5.3 (September 2015): 138-149.

"//Hidden Literality//: Coetzee, Beckett, Herbert, and the Attempt to 'Touch Reality.'" //[[Travelling Texts: J. M. Coetzee and Other Writers|http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=82925&cid=527]]//. Ed. Bożena Kucała and Robert Kusek. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014. 21-34.

“Reading Coetzee’s Worldliness.” //[[Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works|http://www.mla.org/store/PID468]]//. Ed. Laura Wright, Jane Poyner, and Elleke Boehmer. New York: Modern Languages Association, 2014. 73-79.

//[[One Best Thing: Democratizing the Classroom: Apple TV and iPad for Deeper Discussions|https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/democratizing-classroom-apple/id881330057?mt=11]]//, Apple iBookstore. 2014.

“[[What’s in a Name?|http://www.ajsotl.edu.sg/article/whats-in-a-name/]]" Asian Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 4.2 (June 2013): 61-65. Co-authored with Lim, E. C. H.

“[[Student-centred Learning in the Spotlight|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/article/student-centred-learning-in-the-spotlight/]]". Journal of the NUS Teaching Academy 2.4 (November 2012): 165-169. Co-authored with Lakshminarayanan, S. 

“[[JNUSTA: A Journal to Facilitate Inter-Disciplinary Learning|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/article/jnusta-a-journal-to-facilitate-inter-disciplinary-learning/]]". Journal of the NUS Teaching Academy 1.1 (November 2011): 1-4. Co-authored with Lim, E. C. H. 

“Coetzee’s //Diary of a Bad Year//, Politics, and the Problem of Position.” //Twentieth Century Literature// 57.1 (Spring 2011): 70-85.

"Melancholic Consolation? J. M. Coetzee, Irony, and the Aesthetics of the Sublime." //[[The Literature of Melancholia: Early Modern to Postmodern|http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=498153]]//. Ed. Martin Middeke and Christina Wald. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 240-253.

"//Diary of a Bad Year//." //[[A Companion to the Works of J. M. Coetzee|http://www.camden-house.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=13772]]//. Ed. Tim Mehigan. New York: Camden House, 2011. 208-221.

[[Review|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10131750902768481]] of Njabulo Ndebele, //Fine Lines from the Box: Further Thoughts about Our Country//. //English Academy Review// 26.1 (May 2009): 97-100.

[[Review|http:///dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449850802636853]] of Donald R. Wehrs, //~Pre-Colonial Africa in Colonial African Narratives: //From Ethiopia Unbound //to //Things Fall Apart//, 1911-1958//. //Journal of Postcolonial Writing// 45.1 (March 2009): 109-110.

"Between Homage and Critique: Coetzee, Translation, and the Classic." //[[Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture|http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199288076]]//. Ed. Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. 110-127.

“Exceptions, Bare Life, and Colonialism.”// [[Emergencies and the Limits of Legality|http://www.cambridge.org/sg/academic/subjects/law/jurisprudence/emergencies-and-limits-legality?format=PB]]//. Ed. Victor V. Ramraj. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 337-359 (paperback 2012).

“Imagining the Karoo Landscape: Free Indirect Discourse, the Sublime, and the Consecration of White Poverty.” //[[Literary Landscapes|http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=280580]]//. Ed. Attie de Lange, Gail Fincham, Jeremy Hawthorn, and Jakob Lothe. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 92-108.

"Drawing the Boundaries: Arendt, Race, and the Boers." //[[Region, Nation, Frontiers|http://www.cambridgescholars.com/region-nature-frontiers-15]]//. Ed. Donna L. Potts and Amy D. Unsworth. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. 112-122.

[[Review|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10131750802348467]] of Stefan Helgesson, //Writing in Crisis: Ethics and History in Gordimer, Ndebele and Coetzee//. //English Academy Review// 25.2 (October 2008): 132-135.

"[[A 'Vast, Unmysterious Landscape': Versions of the Sublime in 1930s South Africa|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449850701669633]]." //Journal of Postcolonial Writing// 43.3 (December 2007): 297-309.

"[[White Natives? Dan Roodt, Afrikaner Identity and the Politics of the Sublime|http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021989406068737]]." //Journal of Commonwealth Literature// 41.3 (September 2006): 103-120. 

"The USP Residential College: A Faculty Member's Perspective." CDTLink 15.1 (January/February 2011): 16-17.

“Putting Student-centric Teaching to Practice.” CDTLink 4.2 (August 2010): 16.

"Close Reading as Critical Thinking." //CDTL Brief// 11.3 (October 2008): 3-4.

"The Bookends of USP Learning: From WCT to ISM." //CDTL Brief// 11.1 (January 2008): 3-5. Co-authored. 

"Reflective Learning and the ‘Dis-covery’ of Knowledge." //CDTL Brief// 8.2 (March 2005): 3-4.

"[[Ndebele, Fanon, Agency and Irony|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305707042000313997]]." //Journal of Southern African Studies// 30.4 (December 2004): 749-763.

"Ndebele, //Life at Home// and the Farm Novel." //Latitude 63° North// Ed. David Bell. Östersund: ~Mid-Sweden University College, 2002. 377-387.

“[[Homelessness, Irony and Suffering: Ndebele and Matlou’s Life at Home|http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/002198940103600107]]." //Journal of Commonwealth Literature// 36.1 (June 2001): 91-106.

“[[A PRAAG Spring? Dan Roodt, Globalisation and the New Struggle for Afrikaans|http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a793593216~db=all]].” //scrutiny 2// 6.1 (2001): 17-27.

"Joël Matlou's //Life at Home// Ironizing of Form.” //[[Multiculturalism and Hybridity in African Literatures|http://www.amazon.com/Multiculturalism-Hybridity-African-Literatures-Selected/dp/0865438404/ref=sr_1_1/002-7910618-5616868?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1181196734&sr=8-1]]//.  Ed. Hal Wylie and Bernth Lindfors. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2000. 319-328.

“[[Inventing Innocence: Allochronism and the Politics of the Novel|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02564719708530161]].” //Journal of Literary Studies// 13.1/2 (June 1997): 38-61.

“‘We Embrace to be Embraced’: Irony in an Age of Iron.” //English in Africa// 24.1 (May 1997): 89-102. [ [[--]] ]

“The Spatialization of Time and the Politics of the Novel.” //inter action// 5 (1997): 1-11.

“The Classic: translation-violence-irony.”  //inter action// 4 (1996): 1-7.

“‘Traductions’: J.M. Coetzee and the Violent ‘Invention’ of the Classic.” //Current Writing// 8.1 (April 1996): 45-60.

“Exile and Efficacy; Reality and Unreality: Two Recent ~Anti-Apartheid Novels.” //Literator// 14.2 (December 1993): 109-128.

“[[Echoes and Ghosts: A Footnote to Re-presentation and Repetition|http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02564719308530034]].” //Journal of Literary Studies// 9.2 (June 1993): 99-116.

“Orkney snork nie/Orkney sno ...: Perspektiewe op herhaling en ironie.” //Literator// 13.3 (December 1992): 123-134.


!!![[presentations]]
!!![[research interests and current research]]
!research interests
* Academic development 
* Academic identity in higher education
* J. M. Coetzee
* human-animal studies
* Romanticism, particularly theories of irony and of the sublime
* Critical Theory: deconstruction (de Man; Derrida); ethics (Levinas)
* Rule of law; the exception; friendship
* Translation theory and practice; the classical and canonization
* South African literature and culture
* Postcolonialism / World Literature
* the scholarship of teaching and learning
* Rhetoric; the teaching of writing
* Web-assisted teaching

!service to the profession
Associate Editor, //[[International Journal for Academic Development|http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?journalCode=rija20#.Vzu0pGP3DPg]]//
Member, editorial board, //[[Journal of Commonwealth Literature|http://jcl.sagepub.com/]]// 
Referee, Journal of Commonwealth Literature and //[[Journal of Postcolonial Writing|http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/17449855.asp]]//

!current research
My research has focused on three main areas. 

Most recently, with my move into [[academic development|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg]], I have shifted towards higher education research. I am currently preoccupied with questions around academic development in research-intensive contexts, or in contexts where people perceive themselves as working in such contexts. The relation between teaching and research in these contexts, as well as how to increase the status of teaching and establish a more integrated view of academic work, seem especially important. This leads to questions relating to good ways of documenting and assessing teaching achievement.

Most of my earlier work has been on the fiction of J. M. Coetzee. His writing seeks to change readers, which is to say that Coetzee's work has a pedagogical imperative. I am interested in understanding how it manages to move readers and change their everyday practices, in particular the eating of animals. My focus is thus on Coetzee's rhetoric -- his persuasive power -- specifically with regard to irony and the sublime.

Coetzee's writing constitutes a response to terrible things: rape, the killing and consumption of of non-human animals, the injustice of apartheid, torture, Guantánamo. This is to say that his work constitutes a set of responses to what would overwhelm one; it thus stands under the sign of the sublime. But the sublime tends almost by definition to deal with the other with which it is confronted. The sublime works to sublimate otherness and thus render it accessible, thereby negating its horror and constituting an inadequate response to it. Though his writing is marked by the sublime I argue that in Coetzee irony interrupts and disrupts the sublime. Irony unsettles the cathartic comfort that the sublime would bring, and it does so by questioning the authority and position of the author himself, and by insisting on its own worldliness and the materiality of the animal body. 

The second area in which I increasingly work is ~SoTL. How do we teach most effectively? How can teaching do justice to different ways of learning? What impact does the technological explosion have on teaching and learning, and how may new technologies (such as mobile devices) best be integrated into and beyond the classroom? What are the key principles to guide curriculum reform? My reading in this area is focused on the teaching of writing.
*Fellow (2010-2013) and Executive Council Member (2010-2012), NUS [[Teaching Academy|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/]]
*Deputy Editor, [[JNUSTA|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/jnusta/index.htm]], 2010-present
*Co-leader, NUS Teaching Academy [[Teaching and Learning Club|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/outreach.htm]], 2010-present
*Member, NUS Teaching Academy Committee on IT in Education, 2012-present
*Member, NUS Teaching Academy [[Committee on Peer Review of Teaching|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/projects-peerreview.htm]], 2010-present
*Editor, [[folio|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/writing/folio/index.html]], 2004-2012
*Member, USP Faculty Teaching Excellence Committee, 2007-9
*Member, USP IT Committee, 2006-present
[[Chair|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/message-from-the-chair/]], NUS [[Teaching Academy|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/]] Executive Council, term 2014-2016 (resigned end 2014 to become Director of NUS CDTL)
[[Vice Chair|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/executive-council/]], NUS [[Teaching Academy|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/]] Executive Council, term 2012-2014
[[Fellow|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/members/johan_g.htm]], NUS [[Teaching Academy|http://www.nus.edu.sg/teachingacademy/]], term 2010-2013

[[NUS Outstanding Educator Award|http://www.nus.edu.sg/uawards/2013/winners/johan_geertsema.html]], 2013
[[University Scholars Programme Teaching Excellence Award Honour Roll|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/aboutusp/people/teachingawards/index.html]], 2013-2015
[[University Scholars Programme Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/aboutusp/people/teachingawards/index.html#utea]], 2011-2012
[[Annual Teaching Excellence Award Honour Roll|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/honour-roll.htm]] 2011-2016
[[National University of Singapore Annual Teaching Excellence Award |http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/atea-winners.htm]], 2009-2010
[[University Scholars Programme Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/aboutusp/people/teachingawards/index.html#utea]], 2009-2010
[[National University of Singapore Annual Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/atea-winners.htm]], 2008-2009
[[University Scholars Programme Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/aboutusp/people/teachingawards/index.html#utea]], 2008-2009
[[National University of Singapore Annual Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/atea-winners.htm]], 2006-2007
[[University Scholars Programme Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/aboutusp/people/teachingawards/index.html#utea]], 2006-2007
[[National University of Singapore Annual Teaching Excellence Award|http://www.cdtl.nus.edu.sg/tawards/atea-winners.htm]], 2001-2002
[[Residential College 4|http://rc4.nus.edu.sg/]]
2016-17 Semester 2 
*[[UTC2709: Questioning Common Sense|http://rc4.nus.edu.sg/academic-programme-overview/senior-seminar/]] (Senior Seminar taught with Chng Huang Hoon) 
2015-16 Semester 2 
*[[UTC2709: Questioning Common Sense|http://rc4.nus.edu.sg/academic-programme-overview/senior-seminar/]] (Senior Seminar taught with Chng Huang Hoon)
[[University Scholars Programme|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/]]
2013-14 Semester 2: 
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2012-13 Semester 1
*[[UPI2208: Imagining Animals|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/philosophical/upi2208/index.html]]
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2011-12 Semester 2
*[[UPI2208: Imagining Animals|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/philosophical/upi2208/index.html]]
*[[UWC2102A: Writing and Research: Globalizing Food|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2102a/index.html]] 
2011-12 Semester 1
*[[UWC2102A: Writing and Research: Globalizing Food|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2102a/index.html]] 
2010-11 Semester 2
*[[ULT2299A: Understanding Irony|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/literature/ult2299a/index.html]] 
2010-11 Semester 1
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2009-10 Semester 2
*[[ULT2299A: Understanding Irony|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/literature/ult2299a/index.html]]
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2009-10 Semester 1
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]] 
*~UIS4912: Writing as Performance: The Ethics of Reading and Writing in J. M. Coetzee’s //Elizabeth Costello// and //Diary of a Bad Year//. Independent Study Module with Tay Kiah Koon Jeremy
2008-9 Semester 2
*~EN3262: Postcolonial Literature in English: guest lectures  (Coetzee, //Diary of a Bad Year//; Said, //Representations of the Intellectual//)
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2008-9 Semester 1
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
2007-8 Semester 2
*~EN3262: Postcolonial Literature in English: guest lectures (Coetzee, //Diary of a Bad Year//; Said, //Representations of the Intellectual//)
2007-8 Semester 1
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]. [ StanfordCollaboration ] 
2006-7 Semester 2
*~UIS4911: Comedy, Irony, and Aestheticism in Wodehouse and Wilde. Independent Study Module with Seah Qianhui May
*~UIS3911: Satire and Parody in Singapore’s New Media. Independent Study Module with Laremy Lee
*[[ULT2299A: Understanding Irony |http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/literature/ult2299a/index.html]] 
*~XD3101: Theory and Practice in Cultural Studies
2006-7 Semester 1
*[[ULT2299A: Understanding Irony |http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/literature/ult2299a/index.html]]
*[[UWC2101H: Power, Space and Pleasure|http://www.usp.nus.edu.sg/curriculum/modules/writing/uwc2101h/index.html]]
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