2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 116 - Pre-Colonial African History

This introductory course presents a brief overview of the history of Africa and its peoples–from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century.  The class will introduce intellectual tools to students for them to intelligently explore key events in African history.  In the course, there will be an examination of various aspects of African life, with an emphasis on cultural, societal and demographic themes.  It explores the African past through a combination of presentations, texts (“primary” and “secondary” sources), films, arts, and music.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Annually