Teaching Assistant AFRO 3592W

A Teaching Assistant is sought for AFRO 3592W: "Introduction to Black Women Writers in the United States".

Teaching Assistant AFRO 3592W

A Teaching Assistant is sought for AFRO 3592W: "Introduction to Black Women Writers in the United States" (either 25% = 10 hours a week or 50% = 20 hours a week).

The TA should preferably be:

(i) A graduate major or minor in African American and African Studies with a concentration in African diasporic Literatures; (ii) A graduate major or minor in ethnic studies, post-colonial studies, diaspora studies, world literatures, gender studies . . . (iii) A graduate student majoring in literatures and/or languages with a strong background in literary and critical approaches and theories;

TA duties will ordinarily include all of the following: • attending lectures • holding office hours • keeping records of attendance and absence • coordinating the list serve and students' inquiries • attending meetings with the course instructor • grading homework and exams (mainly essays) in a confident, skillful, and competent manner

Please contact Professor Njeri Githire (ngithire@umn.edu)

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