African Cultural Studies

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Courses for Summer & Fall 2018

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.


African 210: The African Storyteller (Matthew H. Brown)


For undergraduates:

African 100: Introduction to African Cultural Expression (Matthew H. Brown)

African 210: The African Storyteller (online course)

African 277: Introduction to Africa (Neil Kodesh)

African 403: Theories of African Cultural Studies (Matthew H. Brown)

International Studies 266: Introduction to the Middle East (Samuel England)

For undergraduates and graduate students:

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

African 671: Multilanguage Seminar (TBA)
     Note: requires prior or concurrent enrollment in African 670

For graduate students:

African 700: Reading and Writing African Cultural Studies (Samuel England)

African 803: Theories of African Cultural Studies (Matthew H. Brown)

African 905: Oral Culture & Africa in the Digital Era (Reginold Royston)

Arabic courses:

African 321: First Semester Arabic
African 323: Third Semester Arabic
African 329: Fifth Semester Arabic

Swahili courses:

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

Wolof courses
African 391: First Semester Wolof
African 393: Third Semester Wolof

Yoruba courses:

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

Zulu course:
African 335: First Semester Zulu

Selected past offerings.