Minor in Black and African Diaspora Studies - Topics in African History HIST 4400   Topics in African History
This course will undertake a careful, in depth examination of a select theme in African history. The theme will vary from year to year, but the aim will be to probe the deep complexities of Africa's past that recent scholarship is bringing to light. Themes may be regional or continental, and could include such topics as witchcraft, resistance, urban history, religious change, migration, or nationalism. The core of the work will be a significant research paper and seminar presentations. Classes will also involve the reading, presentation, and discussion of selected readings.
FORMAT: Seminar
PREREQUISITES: At least one 3000-level African history course or permission of the instructor