Each fall, the current Oak fellow teaches a one credit, non-graded seminar class on human rights. In the seminar, the Oak fellow teaches not only basic human rights concepts, but also shares personal background to give students a prominent example of human rights advocacy.
GS111 Course Description (Fall 2015): Jointly led by Colby’s Oak Fellow, Jodi Koberinski, and Professor Gail Carlson, an examination of food sovereignty and human rights. Students will design and implement civic engagement projects related to food systems and food justice, focused locally and globally, throughout the term. Prerequisite: Sophomore or higher standing.