AN 360 - Peoples and Cultures of Africa
A study of the rich and diverse cultural traditions of Africa.
the analysis of stereotypes associated with African cultures;
effects of colonialism on contemporary life; religion and
cosmology; ecological adaptation; kinship and social organization;
the expressive arts; and ethnicity
FR 485 - Topics in Francophone Studies
Study of the literatures and/or cultures of French-speaking
countries outside of France (Quebec, North Africa, West Africa,
Martinique and Guadeloupe, Belgium, etc). Use of literary texts,
social documents and movies, depending on topic. Course may be
repeated with each different topic. Prerequisite: three years of
college French or equivalent.
HS 320 - History of Africa
A survey, from prehistoric times to the present, with emphasis on
development since the 15th century, the slave trade, modern
colonization and the new states of the 20th century.
HS 325 - Modern Africa
Contemporary sub-Saharan Africa. Emphasis on nationalism and
independence movements and the problems of developing nations in
PO 350 - African Politics
A study of the problems and policies of African states regarding
nationalism, national integration, ideologies of development,
democratization and stability. Focus on sub-Saharan Africa,
although a continent-wide consideration for some topics.
Prerequisite: PO 151 or junior standing.
RL 356 - African and Afro-Caribbean
This course explores religious world-views and spiritual practices
indigenous to sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on this religious
activity in its original African settings and in the "new world"
Caribbean settings into which it was carried.