Courses on Offer Spring 2021

AFS 250A. Dr. Nate Plageman – Seminar in African Studies (Face to Face)

Tuesdays from 2:00-4:30 in Tribble Hall B-117 for 3 credit hours

Interdisciplinary investigation of important issues related to Africa’s past and present.

ART 286A. Dr. John Joseph Curley – Black Art in the US & Great Britain since 1945 (Face to Face)

Wednesday/Friday from 12:30-1:45 PM in Scales 102 for 3 credit hours

Variable topics in art and architectural history, such as historical periods, geographical regions, or specific media. Course can be repeated if topic differs. (D)

DCE 122A. Dr. Inez Yarborough Liggins – Special Topics: African Dance (Blended – Traditional)

Tuesday/Thursday from 9:30-10:45 AM in Scales D-101 and Online for 1.5 credit hours

An intensive study of selected topics in dance. May be repeated.

FRH 216A. Dr. Ryan Schroth – Studies in French and Francophone Literature and Culture (Blended – Traditional)

Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1:00-1:50 PM in Greene Hall 250 and Online for 3 credit hours

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 credits when topics vary. Required for the major and minor. P- FRH212 or 213 or 214; or POI. (CD)

HST 105A. Dr. Nate Plageman- Africa in World History (Online)

Wednesday/Friday from 11:00-12:15 PM Online for 3 credit hours

Examines the continent of Africa from prehistory to the present in global perspective, as experienced and understood by Africans themselves. (CD, D)

HST 105B. Dr. Nate Plageman- Africa in World History (Online)

Wednesday/Friday from 12:30-1:45 PM Online for 3 credit hours

Examines the continent of Africa from prehistory to the present in global perspective, as experienced and understood by Africans themselves. (CD, D)

MUS 109A. TBD- Intro to the Music of World Culture (Blended – Traditional)

Tuesday/Thursday from 12:30-1:45 PM in Scales M306 and Online for 3 credit hours

Survey of music in selected societies around the world. Topics will be selected from the following areas of concentration: India, East Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, western Europe, Latin America, and vernacular music of the U.S. (including jazz). May not count toward the majors or minor of music. Meets concurrently with MUS 209. Credit cannot be received for both MUS and 209. (CD, D)

REL 107A. Dr. Simeon Ilesanmi – Introduction to African Religions (Online)

Monday/Wednesday from 12:30-1:45 PM Online for 3 credit hours

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)

REL 107B. Dr. Simeon Ilesanmi – Introduction to African Religions (Online)

Monday/Wednesday from 2:00-3:15 PM Online for 3 credit hours

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)

African Studies Program Tribble Hall A-105~758-3758