“I think any department that should survive needs to evolve because the world doesn’t stand still,” says Regents Professor Emeritus Richard Leppert. Leppert discusses the evolution of the CSCL department over time and his love for teaching.
“When you are teaching literature, there is no set of truths that everybody adheres to,” says Assistant Professor Christian Uwe. He was born in Rwanda, studied in France, and now made his way to Minnesota. See how his background has influenced his field of study: sub-Saharan and Caribbean Francophone literatures.
Marianna Mattes has a passion for film and a love for making sense of the world around us. Now under the guidance of award-winning filmmaker Melody Gilbert, Mattes credits CLA with giving her the skills to pursue a career in film.