African Cultural Studies

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Courses for Fall 2017


Africa is at the center of the coursework in the department, in regards to epistemology, foundational texts, and student research, with considerable room for diasporic texts, theory, and research projects to be included in our canon.

For undergraduates:

African 100: Introduction to African Cultural Expression (Ronald Radano)

African 210: The African Storyteller (online course)

African 220: HipHop, Youth Culture, and Politics in Senegal (Damon Sajnani)

African 277: Introduction to Africa (Neil Kodesh)

African 300: Arab Publics (Samuel England)

For undergraduates and graduate students:

African 405: Africa and the Internet (Reginold Royston)

African 605: African Diaspora Theories and Tropes (Damon Sajnani)

African 609: The Phonograph Record and Invention of "World Music" (Ronald Radano)

African 670: Theories and Methods of Learning a Less Commonly Taught Language (Katrina Daly Thompson)
   Note: requires concurrent enrollment in African 671

African 671: Multilanguage Seminar (Katrina Daly Thompson)
   Note: requires concurrent enrollment in African 670

For graduate students:

African 700: Reading and Writing African Cultural Studies (Jo Ellen Fair)

African 703: Flipped Classes and Blended Learning (Katrina Daly Thompson)

African 705: Teaching Portfolio (Katrina Daly Thompson)

African 905: African Political Thought (Michael Schatzberg)

Arabic courses:

African 321: First Semester Arabic
African 323: Third Semester Arabic
African 495: Fifth Semester Arabic

Swahili courses:

African 331: First Semester Swahili
African 333: Third Semester Swahili
African 435: Fifth Semester Swahili

Yoruba courses:

African 371: First Semester Yoruba
African 373: Third Semester Yoruba

Other languages and levels
African 335: First Semester Zulu
African 361: First Semester Hausa
African 391: First Semester Wolof
African 670: Theories and Methods of Learning a Less Commonly Taught Language (Katrina Daly Thompson)

Selected past offerings.