Tuesday/Thursday from 11:00-12:15 PM in Greene Hall 513
Study of the ways in which various aspects of French and Francophone cultures appear in different literary genres over certain periods of time. Emphasis is placed on reading and discussion of selected representative texts. May be repeated once for credit when topics vary. (CD)
Wednesday/Friday from 2:00-3:15 PM in Tribble Hall A-305
Examines the continent of Africa from prehistory to the present in global perspectives, as experienced and understood by Africans themselves. (CD, D)
Wednesday/Friday from 11:00-12:15 PM in Tribble Hall A-208
Overview of African history prior to the establishment of European colonial rule, covering the period from the 4th century until 1870. Focuses on sub-Saharan Africa and uses case studies in various regions. (CD)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1:00-1:50 PM in Tribble Hall A-103
Examines the experiences of African-descended people from Africa to America and from slavery to freedom, with each experience – the slave trade, enslavement, and emancipation – marking a fundamental transformation in black lives. (CD)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1:00-1:50 PM in Kirby Hall 102
Examines and assesses competing theories of civil war, including economic, ethnic, religious, and ideological explanations. It also addresses dilemmas raised by civil war such as the spread of HIV/AIDS, the proliferation of private security companies, and the abuse of humanitarian aid.
Monday/Wednesday from 12:30-1:45 PM in Wingate Hall 209
A study of the basic features of African religious systems and institutions, with focus on the cultural, economic and political factors that have informed global preservations of an African worldview. (CD, D)
Monday/Wednesday from 2:00-3:15 PM in Wingate Hall 209
A study of relationships and tensions between religious traditions and human rights, with illustrations from historical and contemporary issues and movements.
African Studies Program Tribble Hall A-105~758-3758