TA for African 227 in Spring 2019


Course: African 277: An Introductory Survey | Spring 2019

Course Description: This course is designed to be a multi­disciplinary introduction to the cultures and history of Africa. Cross-listed with African Cultural Studies, Afro-American Studies, Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology

Instructor: Matt Brown, Department of African Cultural Studies

Lecture schedule: Spring 2019 semester, T/Th: 11 am – 12:15pm

Eligibility:  Applicants must be UW-Madison graduate students in good standing, making normal progress toward a degree, specializing in the study of Africa in any department, with life and preferably research experience in Africa. Applicants must be free to attend all lectures and lead four discussion sections weekly. All discussion sections will meet on Thursday (afternoon only) and Friday.

Appointment level: 50%, includes tuition remission

Duties: Attend all lectures, lead four discussion sections per week, keep grade book, assist with all grading, carry out other duties as expected of teaching assistants.

Application deadline: Please use the African 277 TA Application Form to submit a one-page cover letter stating background, strengths, and credentials; a CV; and the names and email addresses of two references by Monday, November 12th at 11:59pm. Please note that CV and cover letter must be uploaded as a single PDF.