Fall 2016 Courses

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 201: Introduction to African Literature (Matthew Brown)
African 210: The African Storyteller (online course; Matthew Brown)
African 220: Global HipHop: Youth Culture and Politics in Senegal (Damon Sajnani)
     Note: currently listed as African 300 section 002
African 300 Francophone Africa in Translation (tba)
African 402: Theory of African Literature (meets with 802; Tejumola Olaniyan)

For undergraduates and graduate students:
African 405: African Soccer (Michael Schatzberg)
African 605: The Black Radical Tradition (Damon Sajnani)
African 670: Theories and Methods of Learning a Less Commonly Taught Language (Katrina 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)
   Note: strongly recommended for incoming graduate students
African 703: Topics in Teaching African Languages: Communicative Lesson Planning (Katrina Daly Thompson)
   Note: 1 cr. toward 3 credit pedagogy requirement for MA students<br/African 705: Teaching Portfolio (Katrina Daly Thompson)
   Note: Required for the MA with Pedagogy Track; 2 cr. toward 3 credit pedagogy requirement for MA students
African 802: Theory of African Literature (meets with 402; Tejumola Olaniyan)
   Note: required course for MA students
African 901: Imagining Islam (Samuel England)
   Note: graduate seminar

Arabic courses:
African 321: First Semester Arabic
African 323: Third Semester Arabic
African 495: Fifth Semester Arabic
African 445: Advanced Readings in Arabic (Samuel England)

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
African 475: Fifth Semester Yoruba

Other languages:
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 Thompson)