Featured Spring 2020 Honors Course: LITR 203: Honors Introduction to African Literature

Dr. Rebecca Sammel, an award-winning professor, is teaching LITR 203: Honors Introduction to African Literature in Spring 2020:

LITR 203 – Intro-African Literature
The most important voices and talents in post-colonial Africa, both novelists and poets. Includes the works of Armah, Ngugi, Soyinka, Achebe, Bessie Head, Diop, Coetzee, Brutus, Bernard, and Lessing. This course meets General Education requirements: Global Consciousness, Cultural Enrichment and Race/Ethnicity/Gender Issues, and new Fall 2017 Global Diversity, Culture, and US Diversity. Pre-Requisites:ENGL 150. 

The class is offered MW 12 – 12:50 in Starr 324 and also has an online component. The course registration number (CRN) is 10966.

Dr. Sammel won the Outstanding Professor award in the Honors Program in 2018 after being nominated by one of her students. She models the honors commitment to explore: she has done research at Oxford University in England and was also awarded a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in France. She has lived in Bangladesh, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Canada, England and France, and she has visited Nepal, Kashmir, Turkey, Greece, Papua New Guinea, Australia, the Fiji Islands, Scandinavia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Ghana, the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, and other countries.

You can find a complete list of honors courses offered in Spring 2020 here.