CAAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Section: 001 Dealing with the Past and Doing Justice in Africa
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

This course focuses on three transitional societies in Africa emerging from national nightmares and confronting their past: South Africa, Rwanda and Sierra Leone. Considering the political realities in each country, this course explores the opportunities and limitations of the different forums, and the dilemmas they present for enforcement, for sovereignty, and for justice. *Readings are supplemented with films documenting South Africa’s quest for restorative justice; the uncovering of the truth; historical footage of Rwanda as a case study of the human rights challenge of the 21st century; and the story of a ten-year old boy who was forced to act as a young fighter with rebel forces in the jungles of Sierra

CAAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11037
Open
2
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Dealing with the Best and Doing Justice in Africa.
002 (SEM)
P
23660
Open
2
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Note: Race and Science Fiction
003 (SEM)
P
28179
Open
15
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Section 003: Meets with Ling 394
004 (LEC)
 
28671
Open
22
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 004: Meets with AC 301.005 and Hist 393
005 (DIS)
P
28672
Open
4
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Section 005: Meets with AC 301.006 and Hist
006 (DIS)
P
28673
Open
15
 
-
W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Section 006: Meets with AC 301.007 and Hist
007 (DIS)
P
28674
Open
2
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 007: Meets with AC 301.008 and Hist
009 (SEM)
P
32962
Open
5
 
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W 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Note: Section 009: Meets with WS 342.
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