Martin Klammer

Martin Klammer, Professor of English and department head, has been taking students to South Africa for J-term courses since 1998. His teaching interests include the American novel, South African literature, and Walt Whitman. Martin is the author of Whitman, Slavery, and the Emergence of Leaves of Grass (Penn State Press, 1995) and co-author of In the Dark With My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again (Cape Town: Jacana, 2010), a memoir of Blanche LaGuma, an underground activist and wife of celebrated novelist Alex La Guma.