CAAS 202 - Introduction to Afro-Caribbean Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
CAAS 111.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This class will survey the Caribbean examining its location, population, and diversity. Students will become familiar with the arc of the Caribbean and its place as a site of empire. The major countries of the Caribbean will be explored and students will be asked to conduct projects on the following countries: Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados, the lesser Antillies. The class will then explore the lives of great Caribbean thinkers who have shaped modernity and the new world of resistance, Black consciousness and the African diaspora. These will include the following: Marcus Garvey, Walter Rodney, CLR James, Frantz Fanon, Che Guevara, Bob Marley, Toussaint L’Overture.

CAAS 202 - Introduction to Afro-Caribbean Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.

Coursepack Location:
Excel 1117 South University Ann Arbor, Mich.48104
ISBN: 0865430624
Marcus Garvey : anti-colonial champion, Author: by Rupert Lewis., Publisher: Africa World Press 1st Americ 1988
ISBN: 0679759409
Compa?ero : the life and death of Che Guevara, Author: Jorge G. Casta?eda; translated from the Spanish by Marina Casta?eda., Publisher: Vintage Books 1. Vintage 1998
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for CAAS 202 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Office of Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)