November 12, 2007

Deutsch, Celia
Accent and Voice: Minority and Immigrant Women's Literature

Please keep in mind that this review is more than 5 years old.

The books we read were pretty good, albeit I didn't love each one but who does, really? Professor Deutsch is super nice and caring and she was generally a great professor to have. Her niceness does have its disadvantages sometimes because students tended to go off on tangents, especially when it was clear that they had not read the chapters dued. Yet, she brings into the classroom personal experiences and is clearly interested in students' experiences in a roundtable discussion. My favorite thing about her is that she was really passionate about the book list that she created for this first-year seminar and she relayed that to the class. She's somewhat of a tough grader on papers but definitely not horribly so. Just make sure you're proofreading and concise.

Workload:

a little heavy on the reading but not that bad.... several chapters before each class; a few papers (along with draft)