HIS 306N • 8-Africa: A Visual Journey
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
This course is designed partly in coordination with Professor Ali Mazruis acclaimed video series, The Africans, together with other visual materials, lectures and discussions, to provide a broad understanding of key themes in African history and culture from earliest times to the post-independence era. No perequisites.
Grades will be based on two short answer exams (each worth 10%), a mid-term exam (30%), two film reviews (each worth 10%), and a final exam (30%). Because of the nature of this course, class attendance is important.
Achebe, THINGS FALL APART pBitek, SONG OF LAWINO/SONG OF OCOL. There will also be a required packet of xeroxed materials.