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Fall 2019 Middle East GU4160 section 001
Major Debates in the Study of Africa
MAJ DEBATES-STUDY OF AFRI
|Day & Time
317 Hamilton Hall
|Course Description|| This course will focus on key debates that have shaped the study of Africa in the post-colonial African academy. |
We will cover six key debates: Historiography; Slavery: Premodern and Modern; State Formation; Colonialism and Difference; Nationalism; Political Identity and Political Violence
The approach will be multi-disciplinary. To the extent possible, readings will be illustrative of different sides in the debate.
|Department||Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies|
|Enrollment||8 students (20 max) as of 3:05PM Sunday, October 20, 2019|
|Note||Open to graduate and advanced undergraduate students|
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