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|AFRS 1101 - Introduction to African Studies|
Uses a multidisciplinary approach to offer an introduction and overview of the geographical, demographic, socioeconomic, and political conditions of the African continent, emphasizing sub-Saharan Africa. Africa, “the cradle of humankind,” is a vast, complex continent of diverse peoples that has fascinated observers and evoked multiple images. Topical areas of interest range from ethnic relations, politics, colonial experience, and international relations to religion, environment, health, economic development, gender, culture, and literature. Course materials aim to provide contemporary African perspectives and analyses that offer students an opportunity to acquire and interpret broad knowledge about the continent.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
African-American Studies Department
NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Social Science Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities