AAS 111 - Introduction to Africa and Its Diaspora
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a concentration plan. F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

Introduces basic concepts and methods involved in the study of Africa and its Diaspora. This team-taught course takes a multimedia, interdisciplinary approach using maps, cultural artifacts, films, art, music, archival documents, literary texts, and key scholarly readings from both the humanities and social sciences.

Prerequisite to the AAS concentration and academic minor.

AAS 111 - Introduction to Africa and Its Diaspora
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
10925
Open
40
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
10926
Open
8
 
-
Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
10927
Open
8
 
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
10928
Open
12
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
10929
Open
2
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
27478
Open
6
 
-
Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
27479
Open
3
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0521806623
Reversing sail : a history of the African diaspora, Author: Gomez, Michael A., 1955-, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2008
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780451627261
The Classic slave narratives, Publisher: Penguin op.
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9781405849425
Sundiata : an epic of old Mali, Author: D.T. Niane ; translated by G.D. Pickett ; with extra material by David Chappell, James A. Jones., Publisher: Pearson Longman Rev. ed. 2009
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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