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Fall 2021 Middle East GR8150 section 001
Swahili Coast: Issues, Methods, Historio
Swahili Coast: Issues, Me

Call Number 11159
Day & Time
T 4:10pm-6:00pm
101 Knox Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Laura Fair
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course is designed to introduce graduate students to some of the key issues and terrains of scholarship in Swahili Coastal historiographies. Students will become familiar with some of the central intellectual debates and cornerstone texts, although the reading list is far from exhaustive. We will examine how some of the key issues and locations of research have shifted over time and discuss how and why national politics have shaped regional historiographies in the ways that they have. Of equal, or likely greater, importance is attention to how changes in intellectual theory and methods have impacted the form that scholarship has taken.    
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 3 students (20 max) as of 9:00PM Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Subject Middle East
Number GR8150
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20213MDES8150G001

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