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AFRS 100 - Introduction to Africana Studies

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
What is Africana Studies? This course proposes an overview of the field of Africana Studies, emphasizing the historical and cultural connections between Africa and its global diasporas. It covers subjects and themes drawing from disciplinary traditions within the humanities and the social sciences. Articulated on distinct geographical spaces and historical time periods, it focuses on the activities of African peoples and their descendants around the world. Topics include: colonialism, slavery, nationalism and transnationalism, civil and human rights, conflict, and culture. The particular subjects and themes explored vary with each faculty teaching the course.  Tyrone Simpson.

Prerequisite(s): The course is required for all majors and correlates.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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