Michael Hahn MFA '23 Awarded Fall 2022 Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship
Michael Hahn MFA '23 has been awarded the Fall 2022 Mapmakers Teaching Assistantship, a competitive opportunity co-sponsored by the Master of Fine Arts and English programs. The assistantship is open to all MFA students entering their 3rd or 4th semesters who have been awarded the Mapmakers Scholarship. The Mapmakers scholarship currently offers partial tuition awards to exceptional students of color, and this teaching fellowship offers an additional stipend.
In this role Hahn assists in the teaching of a section of ENGW 180, Writing and Research, led this term by Scott Korb, director of the MFA in Writing program. Korb will also offer pedagogy mentorship throughout the assistantship semester.
Hahn had this to say about the opportunity: "As the teaching assistant this semester, I am excited to learn with students while engaging the perspectives they bring to the classroom. I believe the study of literature and the cultivation of one's voice ought to be a joyful endeavor, sparking curiosity and healthy criticism. In the process, I hope to inspire students to bring their entire selves to bear on discourse wherever they go."