Lean'tin Bracks, PhD
Professor of English
Department of Arts & Languages
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
- 204 Park Johnson Hall
- lbracks (at) fisk.edu
- (615) 329-8533
Welcome to the multi disciplinary Department of Arts and Languages. The department encompasses the major disciplines of English, Modern Foreign Languages, Art, Music and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. Our faculty offers a wealth of scholarship and experiences over a broad spectrum.
The department embraces and seeks to enhance many of the outstanding creative and scholarly legacies of the university in the areas of Music with acclaimed musicians Matthew Kennedy and Kaye George Roberts, and the renowned Jubilee Singers, Art which encompasses the works of artists Aaron Douglass, and Greg Ridley, and English with literary greats Nikki Giovanni and L.M. Collins emeritus. The Modern Foreign Language discipline offers international languages, Fulbright Fellowship instructors and opportunities to study abroad in countries such as Spain, Africa, and Mexico to name a few.
As department chair I encourage applicants to contact our department with any questions or concerns. Our commitment to the growth and development of our students as scholars, and contributors to a global community is paramount.