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Fall 2019 Middle East GU4160 section 001
Major Debates in the Study of Africa

Call Number 10651
Day & Time
R 10:10am-12:00pm
317 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Mahmood Mamdani
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.
Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 8 students (20 max) as of 3:05PM Sunday, October 20, 2019
Subject Middle East
Number GU4160
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Note Open to graduate and advanced undergraduate students
Section key 20193MDES4160W001

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